You know those times when you see your child deeply struggling and in pain, and you would do almost anything to take that pain on yourself? But instead you can only support them through it? When they sob, all you can do is hug them tight and pray. When they feel buried under the […]
As the holiday season quickly comes upon us, I love reflecting on our family’s favorite traditions. Thanksgiving finds the four of us driving 14 hours to Michigan to celebrate with Jeff’s family. A few weeks later we jump back in the car for the 11 hour trek to celebrate Christmas with my family in Virginia. […]
“Your effort to be present, both physically and emotionally, sends an important message.” For Parents Only: Getting Inside the Head of Your Kid by Shaunti Feldhahn and Lisa Rice Here’s the story of one father who took “being present” to a whole new level…get out your tissues…you’re going to need them.
Talking to a teenager is like… It’s amazing what comes up when you do a Google search with those words! Talking to a teenager is like talking to aliens. Talking to teenagers is like trying to nail Jell-O to a tree. Talking to a teenager is like pulling weeds. None of these things sounds particularly […]
Women don’t mind downsizing financially, if it means they get to spend more time with their husbands.