I need to make a confession. It’s not something in which I’m proud but I think you will likely be able to relate. I wish I could say that I always respond to my husband and children in the right way and am filled with patience even when I feel as if I’m drowning in […]
“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.
Dads, you are all so very important and your kids are actually influenced by what you say and do with them far more than you may believe. I want to share with you an email we received from a single dad who, inspired by my book For Parents Only, initiated an important conversation with his […]
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 […]
I’m not a big gardener, but I grew up watching a vital truth unfold as my mother poured effort into her garden day after day, seeing no visible results at first, but knowing the results would come. I would get impatient staring at bare soil after hours spent tilling and planting and weeding, but she’d […]