The Gift of Boredom

The Gift of Boredom

Close to two weeks ago I was becoming increasingly frustrated with my eight year old as he was getting a bit “sassy” with me.  In the heat of the moment I heard myself saying, “no technology for two weeks!  And if you even consider asking for it back...
Grandchildren of Alcoholics:  The Legacy Lives On

Grandchildren of Alcoholics: The Legacy Lives On

Many years ago I was introduced to a life changing book entitled, “Grandchildren of Alcoholics” by Ann W. Smith. Like all good books I eventually put it on the shelf, lent it out several times and was convinced that it was one of the many books that never...
Bullying:  Parents are You Looking in the Mirror?

Bullying: Parents are You Looking in the Mirror?

I didn’t realize until I became a parent that I would be opening myself up to being under surveillance 24/7.  My kids are constantly watching my every move.  Their big brown soulful eyes are like hawks watching me while I drive, shop and as I converse with...

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