Parenting Event!

Need advice on how to be a great parent? Then this event is for you. Even if you can only come for a few hours, I guarantee it’ll be worth your while. David Thomas and Sissy Goff are from Daystar Counseling in Nashville, and they get RAVE reviews. Please do pass this one along to… read more

Parenting Class for Dads

This post is for the men! That being said, most of my subscribers are women, so ladies I am calling on you to share this good news with the men in your lives. The incredibly thoughtful and talented Cristina Young is once again offering a workshop for fathers of tweens, teens, adolescents, and college aged… read more

Game On

If it’s winter, then you can expect to find our family hunkering down at home most nights of the weekend. I used to dread this cold season, but in the last few years I have really learned to embrace the slower pace and less hectic schedule. We have a handful of great games in constant… read more

Parent Talk with Cristina Young – Thriving During Back to School

I’m thrilled to welcome Cristina Young back to the blog just in time for ‘”back to school”. I always find her commentary (previously here and here) to be useful and on point as I navigate the ever-changing landscape of parenthood. If you are anything like me, you stumble into September feeling unprepared for a faster… read more

Great Business: The Trellis

If you have been following along on this blog for a while, you will know that there is nothing I like more than introducing you to awesome people. And then when it’s two awesome people… Today I am thrilled to shine a light on two women who have been dear friends of mine for decades…. read more

Parent Resource: Cristina Young on Why We Rescue Our Kids

I missed the last Cristina Young workshop I blogged about here because I had sick kiddos at home. This time around I fully intend to be there to gain some wisdom on why we feel the need to rescue our children, and how we can build tolerance when watching them struggle. I know more than… read more

Letting Go of Guilt

Oh people. Has this been a winter or what??? So. Much. Kid. Sickness. Between the croup, and the vomit, and the diarrhea, and then more vomit, and more diarrhea, and more croup, I found a podcast that made me say, “Oh yeah. I needed you today friend.” The theme is about letting go of guilt,… read more

Great Business: The Parent Collective

Any expectant mamas in the house? If so, I am very jealous!!! Pregnancy and childbirth have been the highlights of my life to date. That’s not to say that when pregnant I wasn’t worried, anxious, and terrified for my babies health and my own. When I was expecting my first, I took a pre-natal class… read more

Hilarious Parenting Video

This winter. THIS winter. So many sick people. Have you all had the flu? or strep? or the stomach bug? I mean, this winter’s got to quit! Here’s a hilarious parenting video that a friend sent to me today to help you keep your spirits up on this last day of January. FINALLY!!!!! “Do not… read more

Parent Resource: Raising Accountable Children with Cristina Young

Most of us parents are coming off of a nice LONG winter break and plenty of time spent with our kiddos. While I am sure there were many wonderful moments… I have a sense that we all had some of those “holy smokes THESE kids!” moments too. For me, and for you, it might just… read more