It may surprise you to learn that I support open carry. Read more here in the Sandy Post.
One of the most common concerns (and stress points) of any parent is when their kids fight between themselves. Often this issue can be handled with some straightforward parenting tools. Below are links to a powerpoint presentation that provides clear … Continue reading
Poverty is a scary word. It provokes images that frighten us at a base level: inadequate housing and deficits in the basic things – groceries, utilities, transportation. Certainly none of us want to live a life where we lack these … Continue reading
As you are probably experiencing and aware of, as individuals and families we face an unprecedented pace of life and menu of options each day. Pressures, some from the outside, and some created within ourselves, to manage it all, often … Continue reading
De-bundled Parental Services Recently I was attempting to make airlines reservations for my son to return to college. The web site indicated it was a “meal” flight. I was impressed, as I have not received a meal on a plane … Continue reading
As individuals, parents and professionals we struggle in our use of technology. What was promised to simplify our lives often ends up demanding our attention. Below are links to help you consider how to use technology, rather than it using … Continue reading
Not that My Kids Have Ever Done This . . . I’m writing about children bickering because other parents assure me that it is a common problem. I wouldn’t know, since my kids have never bickered (in the last two … Continue reading
If you’ve seen or are planning on seeing the film 50 Shades of Grey, I recommend reading Miriam Grossman’s reflections on the book and movie. I share her concerns about the mind set regarding men and women and sexuality presented … Continue reading
Trying to combine families into a new configuration is down-right hard. Here is a parenting column in the Portland Tribune by Dr. Dave Wenzel regarding blended families.
Ebola. ISIS. Violence. Elections. Sometimes we get overwhelmed with not so good news. I have developed the habit of intentionally exposing myself to some of the really good things that are happening in our world. These things get overlooked in … Continue reading