Monday, January 17, 2022

How do you parent a strong-willed child?

What it is like to be a parent? Sometimes it feels like you’re trying to herd cats.   There are those amazing days when you get it all right (mostly)...

What do our children really need from us?

Parenting children can feel like you're on a roller coaster ride that never ends. One minute you're up and everything is great and fun, then another minute you're upside...

Do you get what I’m saying?

I recently saw two chameleons on a farm in Pretoria, South Africa – one was bright green and the other was dark brown. I almost missed the brown one...

When you don’t get what you want

Most of us are familiar with the foot-stomping, hands-raving, vocal-chords-yelling, and occasional throwing-to-the-floor kind of outburst that accompany a tantrum from a two-year-old child on hearing the word “no”....

What your family really needs from you

There is so much pressure today on parents to provide for their children, to give them a good home environment, provide for their needs, set them up for success,...

How To Prepare For 2017

Happy December! Welcome to the final month of 2016. I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty eager to get this year over and done with. It’s been full...

Toddlers and ipads

More and more parents are buying their toddlers from age two and up iPads, as a source of entertainment. Some parents may even argue and say that they let...
act your age

Do you act your age?

Recently I was going through old photo albums with my children looking at pictures from my childhood. My kids love to see photographs of family members when they were...

Integrity begins with you, mom

The Man in the MirrorOne of the aspects I love most about being a parent is the unexpected things children bring into your life and the way they challenge...

It’s time to find a new dream

Dreams. Goals. Five-year plans. Whatever you call them, most of us have things we want to achieve or add to our lives. It could be a certain level of...

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