ONE GIANT STEP TOWARD SANITY

 TIME TO BRING ABOUT A CHANGE? “That’s no fun,” whined 3 year-old Bianca.   Rachel, Mrs. Anderson’s 5th grade daughter, claimed boredom on the 3rd day after school let out for the summer.   Tamika and her best friend Joycelyn, both high school seniors, crawled out of bed somewhere around noon and…

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

When it comes to making Resolutions for 2017, the kids in the household ought to join in on making it a sustainable family activity. A joint effort (not talking about “pot”) for New Year’s Resolutions can bring some real accomplishments with only a small amount of age- appropriate family planning.…

PARENTS AREN’T PERFECT

Since we aren’t perfect people, there is no way perfection graces us just because we’ve become a parent and are in charge of our children. And Let’s take this one step further: There are no perfect children. Some years ago, at the close of a parenting workshop I conducted, a…