Many years ago a very wise person taught me a trick: Remember the word “H.A.L.T.” and don’t ever get yourself too “Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired.” Genius! I have applied that to my life and it works, so I thought why not instill that in my children’s minds, too?
Steve and I talk a great deal about INTENTIONAL parenting during the high school years. By that we mean looking for any and every opportunity to help our children become self-sufficient, thus prepping them for the college years when they are no longer under our roof. These opportunities come up
Keep Your Eye on the Prize: Top Ten Things Every Parent Needs to Know When Their Step Children Are Going to College
I have two step children and one biological child. I need to say that up front because until you experience having a blended family, I don’t want anyone telling me how I “should” be doing things differently. As Elvis used to say, “Walk a mile in my blue suede shoes.”
Recently I was with a group of young mothers. Some worked outside the home and some were stay-at-home moms. While I sat there listening to them, it dawned on me that they are still struggling with the issues we struggled with back in the 80s and 90s. Just when I
This is part three of a three-part manifesto. Click here to start with part one. Our years managing hundreds of employees in the corporate world told us that it is time to get teenagers ready for college so they don’t react like deer in a headlight their first day of
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