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How are you today, really? Have you noticed we are so busy that we barely stop to talk to each other? It seems to be always something else going on or someone’s need is in front of ours… I noticed that at the hotel, when I asked a guest how she was doing, but didn’t…

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Divvying up your kid’s allowance into different jars, each with a specific label and purpose, has become pretty standard. Your kids probably have one jar for savings, one for spending and maybe another for giving. What most parents and kids omit, though, is one more jar for emergencies. Yes, emergencies, even for kids. Granted, they…

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My Velcro Child

Oaklee my sweet Kindergartener is Velcro child. Well only in the morning at school in his case. His separation anxiety was especially bad at drop-off time, until we took a few steps to help ease the transition. How? In short, it was like ripping Velcro apart as fast as I could: 1. Leave Immediately Do…

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This video circulated around the internet a few months ago and I loved it. I watched it over and over again and realized this dad did so many things in two minutes. This dad was teasing his daughter and she got angry. He could have told her to “get over it” or “lighten up.” But…

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