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?”