Apology Earned or Apology Forced? A fellow parent once mentioned that “The Look” can be taught early on with children. It’s the quick, cold, and fierce glance that can stop them in their tracks. People often say, “My mother (or father) could just give me the look and I knew I was in trouble.” Whatever our…
Why this Total Parent Fail? My eldest son has some aversion to putting on his shoes by himself. He stresses over slipping his foot in, pulling the Velcro strap over, adjusting the fit. It’s all a major drama, and I sometimes resort to bribes—a coin or a piece of candy. The other afternoon, I had…
It can be easy to feel that no one in the world really cares about us.
I remember a defining moment from my childhood. It helped to shape my relationship with my father and mother.
One couple’s attempt to swing loneliness away.
Education has the power to transform, and it’s time we put that power to work.
Mastered in childhood and carried into adulthood, the dumb boy face is a pernicious mask handy for avoiding accountability, writes Craig Bloomstrand.
These are comments by Steve Horsmon, Rachel @ Reality Chick, and wellokaythen on the post “If You Think Your Marriage Is Over, Give It One More Year”.
Conner Habib’s senior year is full of love and trouble.
Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.
Men with emotions aren’t feminine, but our cultural attitudes suggest otherwise. Dr. Bill Cloke on being a real man who talks about his feelings.