I am a huge fan of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team.  I didn't grow up watching or playing soccer, but having a husband and...

The responsibilities of parenting are endless.  There is always one more thing on our to-do list.  It seems for every one task we mark complete,...

My boys were finishing up their flag football season and we had arrived early to the fields for their last games.  We set up our...

We are in the midst of a serious negotiation in my house.  My eight year is lobbying hard for a later bedtime.  He has serious...

"Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don't fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and good...

I hope that this series of posts regarding spirited children has been illuminating and supportive.  The final characteristic of spirited children I would like to...

My mother was a schoolteacher.  She was the type of person that had a calm sense of authority about her.  She told me that when...

When my youngest son was small, around the age of four, his questions about everything kicked in to high gear.  Having already lived through a...

As I was tucking my boys in bed last night, I said the following: "Sometimes I feel bad for all the other moms in the world...