I recently have noticed a developing trait in both my boys.  While I consider them to be fairly compliant to my rules, they both have...

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,...

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...

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...

This week, I would like to continue to unravel the intricacies of the spirited child.  Having survived the toddler years of raising two, intensely spirited...

My boys are what you would call spirited.  Learning more about the depth and breadth of their spiritedness has helped me tremendously.  They aren't necessarily...

Have you ever had those moments when you are in a crowd of other parents and their children and you wonder why your child is the...