Who Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Adults are constantly asking kids what they want to be when they grow up. It’s the default conversation when an

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Dating Drama

I always knew that the day would come when I’d need to help my kids negotiate the emotions and drama

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A No-Pet Policy

I’ve always had a firm “no-pets” policy in our house. My feeling is that three children and various longterm housemates

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Getting creative

I think everyone needs to be creative. Now, I can almost hear a whole portion of readers collectively shaking their

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To be what they want to be

You know how often kids change their minds about what profession they might want to pursue as adults. In fact

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How to Survive Sports Politics

I had my middle son at a basketball tournament this past weekend – five games in two days, which for

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Confident thinking

I’m not exactly an advocate of what people call “positive thinking” philosophies. I think they mostly encourage people to adopt

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Giving Them Something to Run With

I wrote a few weeks back about how kids will often surprise us with their initiative, dedication, and passion if

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The Principles of the Thing

Setting clear but reasonable boundaries for children is an essential part of parenting. We’ve all seen situations where kids have

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