You can’t be an out-of-control, a**hole coach and be a good mentor or parent. Youth can’t distinguish the difference in your roles.
It doesn’t take a big leap of faith to assume that many American kids and teens have access to the internet, whether restricted or not.
The ideal is to simply ask them what they want, include some of their wishes on your shopping list and leave them waiting for you at home. Unfortunately, that’s not always possible assuming they’re at an age when they need constant adult supervision.
There are few distractions, so very little to stand in the way of making conversation, and so many opportunities to teach and work together: pitching the tent, gathering wood for the fire, building the fire and cooking your dinner in such a refreshingly unsophisticated way.
I was told I would understand one day. I don’t.
Dr. Vibe asks a gender expert if the world is leaving boys behind.
If you want to incorporate creative writing in your family life, here are several things you might do.
P.S. I love you.
The dangers of letting your kid have too much freedom.
By taking care of ourselves, we teach our children to do the same.
As a parent, there are things you can continue to do for your child while teaching them independence.
Finding safety where it always is.
Sometimes “going to work” is exactly what I want to do.
For children, having an engaged dad makes a huge difference — fathers play a critical role, and research tells us just how important that role is.
What if your weakness is actually your greatest strength and this can be an inspiration for others, too?
Teaching moments can never be lectures or reprimands because the authenticity of the moment is missing.