When I was a kid, we all had dinner together every night. But even in my own household now, despite my best efforts, we only manage to have dinner together a couple of times [...]Read more Has The Family Dinner Gone The Way of the Dodo?
Bullies have changed quite a bit since our childhood, haven’t they? In my case, the bullies were the ones who were socially inept, overtly aggressive kids. In today’s [...]Read more Sticks and Stones
Where do kids learn to sulk like they do?? I often see a fair bit of sulking in my office…but as a non-family-member, I can usually pull them out of it before too long. [...]Read more Sulking as an Art Form
Here’s the article from my most recent newsletter… Most people say they want to simplify their lives because they feel like they have lost control of their time. [...]Read more Happiness at Home: Simplify Your Life
What do you do if you’re worried about your teen’s weight? Begin by recognizing that however unhappy you are about the weight, your teen is guaranteed to be even [...]Read more Weight Worries
I just got a “chain email” sent to me, and although I usually just delete them (sorry if you’ve ever sent me one, but I just don’t have time to worry [...]Read more Some Valuable Lessons For All Our Kids Suffering From A Sense Of Entitlement
We live in an era of rampant consumerism. Raise your hand if you’ve ever caught yourself trying to keep up with the Jones’…or at the very least snuck an undercover look at [...]Read more The “More, More, More” Epidemic