As guides, we help children develop internal motivation to do what is right because it’s right, rather than to do what is right to avoid being punished.
For every negative interaction during conflict, a stable and happy marriage has five (or more) positive interactions.
I was so proud of all of the check marks indicating that he met expectations. But one mark caught my eye.
Lessons about crossing dark streets, waiting for others to catch up, and sharing goodies emerge from this strange and spooky holiday.
When it feels like you’re not getting different results despite doing the “right” thing over and over again, here are a few things to keep in mind.
There is a way to be genuine with your kids, have a good relationship, and still be the parent. You aren’t losing your influence, it’s just changing.
The bone marrow biopsy confirmed the news we dreaded and a whole new chapter of our lives began, one in which we never imagined ourselves participating.
Mothering is so much bigger than grocery lists and school projects. Mothering happens when the child in front of you needs deep and unconditional love.
Let’s face it, we all strive to reach the elusive state of happiness, and from time to time wonder, how do we get there?