Shrinking Our Joy Gap

Marriage is hard. While there are so many wonderful things about marriage, there are also...

Shrinking Our Joy Gap
Joyful Eye Smiles

“Mommy, I want you!” Andrew told me during his bedtime last week. I knew it...

Joyful Eye Smiles
Appreciation with Grandchildren

We are delighted to have Kitty Wilder, Life Model Works speaker,  THRIVEtoday Trainer, and star...

Appreciation with Grandchildren
Discipline That Leads to Rest

Both of my boys have been extremely hyper today. It is clear their little brains...

Discipline That Leads to Rest
The Sweet Spot

I don’t know about you, but my family has wrestled with the transition back to...

The Sweet Spot
Big Upset and Big Joy

Like many of us, Matthew, my six-year-old son, continues to learn how to handle BIG...

Big Upset and Big Joy
I Missed My Son’s Stop Sign

Recognizing overwhelm signals (Skill 9) and staying connected during intense emotions without going over the...

I Missed My Son’s Stop Sign