Having just celebrated our nation’s independence, it got me thinking about my boys and their level of independence. In our family structure, since I am...

Our physical health is a cornerstone of our overall well-being.  As a parent, it is so easy to put the focus on our kids and...

In Part One of this series, I gave reading suggestions for young children.  In this post, I will focus on ideas for older kids.  My...

When my boys were young, they were rambunctious.  I had a difficult time managing their high energy levels as well as my expectations of them....

I often wonder, living in a technology obsessed culture the way we do, if the art of conversation is slowly dying out.  To add another...

People show us we matter in a variety of ways.  When we truly matter to someone, they show up for us with comforting consistency.  They...

A few weeks back while we were enjoying our holiday break, I was seated in a common area of a family friendly gym we were...

Ever since we were able to reincorporate dogs back into our home well over three years ago, daily walks are a part of my life....

I don't know how it's going for you thus far into the New Year, but are you hanging in there with resolutions?  Personally, I don't...