November 2, 2019

If you were to ask a room full of parents, "Which stage of parenting is the hardest?" Most would answer, "The teen years!"

Kids are fighting for independence and freedom 

while parents are trying to guide them and keep them safe. Talk about a tug-of-war!

So, what's re...

May 26, 2019

This is it, the time of year when the shift from school schedules to summer fun begins! 

While the first weeks of summer break are fun, we know this “honeymoon phase” won’t last. Soon enough cries of, ‘I’m bored” will be ringing in your ears.

“How do we make it throu...

May 7, 2019

Keeping your kids focused in the last weeks of school can be a challenge! Here's a few tips to help your child finish the year strong while also getting in some much needed fun in the sun!

February 10, 2019

I recently spent a morning talking about parenting with a local MOPS group. I have to tell you, it was a blast! These moms were totally engaged, asking questions, sharing suggestions, being

open and honest and speaking from their hearts. 

One of the best lines I heard...

January 22, 2019

Do you ever look at your parenting partner and think, "Why would you do that?!" There are 3 important benefits to understanding each other's parenting decisions!

August 19, 2018

The battle between parents and their kids about screen time seems universal. The reason is simple: today's kids are growing up with technology like no other generation...

May 1, 2018

Have you ever felt so frustrated you give your kids random consequences like, "You're grounded for the next 2 months!" or "No tv for the next week"? I'll be the first to admit I was guilty of this and I'm wondering if you can relate.   

Discovering con...

April 16, 2018

Do you worry about doing a "good job" raising your kids? Do you struggle with "how" to accomplish this goal? Does it keep you up at night? If so, keep reading!

I recently participated as a guest speaker for a panel discussion about raising teens.  Concerns

from pa...

January 27, 2018

There isn't one "right" way to parent. When couples can't agree on discipline and family rules, parenting can be stressful. These tips will help you begin to get on the same page of parenting!