5 Conversations that Should Never Be Off-Limits with Your Teen
You have FAR more influence in your teen’s life than you realize… This Post: 5 Conversations That Should Never Be Off-limits with Your Teen Written by: Marybeth Bock
Some Schools Are Cancelling Snow Days—As Parents We Feel Punished
Do You Know What Your Child Eats At School? When I think back on lunchtime during my public school days, I recall a lot of fried chicken, pizza,
Foolproof Strategies for Getting Kids to Talk
“Most families tend to rush through dinner, especially the kids. They can’t wait to get back to their computers and cell phones and iPods. But they’ll stick around if
Can Your Child Trust You?
If they can trust you with the little stuff, they’ll come to you with the big stuff. Kids don’t just come up to a parent and say things
Some Schools Are Cancelling Snow Days—As Parents We Feel Punished
Schools across the country are swapping out traditional snow days for remote learning. This feels more like a punishment than a benefit. The New York City school chancellor
12 Tips to Be a Brilliant Listener with Your Child
“What did you do in school today?” “Nothing.” Parents often ask what they can say to get their child talking. The secret isn’t about what you say. It’s
7 Tips for Transitioning Back to School After Winter Break
Kids might struggle to return to normal school routines after a fun winter break. Here’s how to make the transition easier for the whole family. Winter break and the
Letting Go When Your Teen Heads for College
“We need to rethink the old metaphor of separating from our teens and replace it with the concept of extension. That is, during adolescence, teenagers need to extend
Mine: Why Balancing Motherhood and Self is Not the Answer
“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, ‘Mine!’” – Abraham
What if Motherhood Was Meant to be Hard?
Motherhood is hard. And all the mamas said, “Amen.” Motherhood requires every ounce of us. As soon as we sit down, the baby cries. As soon as we