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If You Dread Thanksgiving Dinner This Year, Try This

2023-11-20T07:43:31-06:00

Ever dread Thanksgiving dinner? Yep, I've done that, too.Maybe it's because anytime a family gets together, drama is a real possibility:Unwanted advice can be passed around as easily as the Jell-O. Guilt is sometimes ladled out liberally, like the gravy. Wise-cracks and barbs may pepper the main course.And griping can make dessert bittersweet. If this [...]

If You Dread Thanksgiving Dinner This Year, Try This2023-11-20T07:43:31-06:00

Anxious About School This Week? Then Try This

2023-08-07T08:28:51-05:00

I held my son's hand until the teacher asked all the parents to leave (oh please, I thought, not yet). My legs felt like lead as I drug myself to the door. My eyes moistened. My throat tightened. Like most Moms, I felt pretty anxious about school. How could he already be in Kindergarten? What [...]

Anxious About School This Week? Then Try This2023-08-07T08:28:51-05:00

How to Be Your Child’s Greatest Fan (without being a jerk)

2022-03-14T10:50:09-05:00

For the record, my husband and I staged the picture above with our nephew a few years ago, as a joke. But for some, youth sports are no laughing matter.As a veteran sports mom and a coach's wife, I’ve witnessed some extreme ballpark behavior: coaches throwing pens, clipboards and hats. Tearful mothers screaming at the [...]

How to Be Your Child’s Greatest Fan (without being a jerk)2022-03-14T10:50:09-05:00
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