HOLIDAY CHALLENGES: Do we really “have to?”

Overheard at the mall: “She’s just gonna do it again! It always happens, so why should I go?” And, the reply: “Because you just have to!” (A conversation between two 30-something women that seemed to be about attending a family event.) … Keep reading…..

FAMILY COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES AND TIPS: Visiting with your family? Avoid the wars by doing something different!

Family communication challenges interest me. It doesn’t matter how old you are, how much you’ve grown, how successful you’ve become – going “home” again can make you feel like that kid you once were! My article on that topic has been linked … Keep reading…..

Use Your Words Well – Good Advice to Children (and Adults)

Many years ago, while out walking with a friend and her four year old daughter, we stopped at the park for a few minutes of play time. Another child around the same age came up to us, pushed my friend’s … Keep reading…..