successful parenting

Have Our Kids Lost the Art of Conversation?

Have our kids lost the art of conversation?! When I was a kid, we spent hours on the phone…talking. Now, our kids spend hours texting. And they aren’t even using real words, lol, pun intended. Their texts are filled with abbreviations that I don’t understand and endless emojis to express their feelings giving them a […]

Do Parenting Styles Matter?

I have this intense need to say, "It doesn't matter how you raise your kids. Just make sure they know you love them unconditionally, and they will be fine." If this were true, I could defend my current parenting style, which is -- get through the day without anyone, including me, having a meltdown. A scientist by nature, I looked at the research. Damn, damn, damn -- I hate when I do that.


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