Out of the mouth of babes

I can’t believe how much time has passed since my last post – as much as I am enjoying writing to you all, life often gets crazy busy and gets in the way. Fortunately for me, part of that busyness was a wonderful trip with my husband to Key West, Florida to celebrate our anniversary.Continue reading “Out of the mouth of babes”

How much authority is the right amount?

Let’s talk for a minute about what our job is as a parent. I think that we would all agree that keeping our kids safe is an essential part of that job. But let’s look at the bigger picture. Most of us anticipate a very short 18 years to teach, train, and model healthy behaviorsContinue reading “How much authority is the right amount?”

Is there a right way to parent?

I remember when I adopted my youngest, how happy I felt to have another chance to try to “get it right” with parenting. Parenting in your 40’s is so different than parenting in your 20’s. While I definitely believe that I know much more now than I did the first time around, each child isContinue reading “Is there a right way to parent?”