Parenting Takes Practice

Parenting is one of the more popular topics among researchers, and many studies and debates continue...

Parenting Takes Practice
Thriving as a Single Parent

Last night at around 9:45, my oldest daughter came into my room and asked, “Mama,...

Thriving as a Single Parent
The Tendency Towards Intensity

There are times even the best parenting advice and guidance does not work. As parents,...

The Tendency Towards Intensity
Raising Resilient Children

I want to have a heart to heart with you about raising resilient children. These...

Raising Resilient Children
Enduring Hardship

This summer has been hard. For over 8 months Chris and I have been living...

Enduring Hardship
Returning to Joy

At my son’s final swim lesson of the season, the instructor led my 7-year old...

Returning to Joy
Facing Frightening Fears

Matthew has not learned to swim. Over the last several years my 7 year-old son...

Facing Frightening Fears
When Sparks Fly

This evening ended peacefully with Matthew and Andrew working alongside each other. Andrew enjoyed helping...

When Sparks Fly