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
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
I read an interesting article on boys and video games, discussing how literacy rates are dropping for boys, but some researchers aren’t concerned because they feel video [...]Read more Video Games as the New Books?
As parents we are so often gobsmacked by our teen’s behaviour. We expect toddlers to write on walls and to throw their spaghetti across the kitchen, and we try our [...]Read more Hate The Sin, Not The Sinner
I remember my first date with one of my first teenage boyfriends. I remember where we went, what movie we saw, what he wore. I also remember the names of all three of the [...]Read more First Dates
I imagine all of you love your kids’ friends. They probably come over and politely stop for conversation with you before heading up to your teen’s room, and they [...]Read more Your Kids, Their Friends
I just read an interesting article about things that teens hate about their parents. One of the annoyances that kept popping up was the nagging that moms and dads pester their [...]Read more Nagging: The Ultimate Teen Complaint