Mar
24
2012

First Steps to Honoring Difficult Parents

You may have had difficult parents growing up, and perhaps they’re not all that great today either. Asking you to reconcile with your parents is like asking you to move a mountain. It just so happens that moving mountains in life is possible. Here are some ideas.

Mar
23
2012

Honor Thy Parents

What comes to mind when you read Exodus 20:12? Parents typically read it to their children to remind them who is boss. It carries a much different perspective when you read it with YOU as the child.

Mar
22
2012

Your Relationship With Your Parents

Adult children seeking advice from their parents, that’s awkward. I didn’t act this way when I was 20-something. Did you?

Feb
03
2012

A Family’s Attitude

I did a couple of experiments not too long ago, one at a speaking event and another on a conference call for work. The results had everything to do with the power of attitude, and the findings will help make your home an awesome place to live.

Dec
16
2011

Difficult Teens

“Wendy, I am struggling right now with my oldest daughter. It is heart breaking for me and I am struggling with being angry. When my daughter IS sweet, I don’t even want to be lovely with her because I am so worn out, hurt and offended by her [earlier behavior]. I know that is not right, but I am struggling to get through it…”

Dec
07
2011

Terribly Helpful Two-Year-Olds

We think 2-year-olds are terrific, not terrible. Include them in your everyday life. You may have to put up with a few shells in the egg bowl, but is that really a big deal?

Nov
21
2011

12 Ideas for a Smoother Day

I’ve got some tips for busy moms, tips that help stretch the number of minutes in a day. We need all the help we can get to help our day run more smoothly. Here are some of my favorites.

Oct
31
2011

Do We Celebrate Halloween?

Wendy and I get this question a lot. Do we celebrate Halloween? We have a roundabout answer: well, not really.