I attended my brother’s funeral recently. Cancer took him, just as it’s taken other members of my family and just like it tried to take me.
Fathering Skills Good Dads Give a Spring Sprucing Up
Spring. That time of year many of our thoughts turn to the idea of renewal. It is warm outside, greener, and […]
Santa Claus: Lie Or Valuable Lesson In Critical Thinking?
The Santa Claus Lie and exposing it has puzzled parents for years. Should we keep the magic alive or expose the truth as soon as possible?
Hanukkah Presents and Explaining Holiday Magic, Tradition
When a child discovers a cache of Hanukkah presents, his parents look for a way to explain the meaning of the season.
Pet’s Death Teaches Family How to Express Grief, Mourn
When you bear witness to a pet’s death, you grieve alone but mourn together. But what if your kids aren’t on board with the plan?
Do Our Kids Like Us? What They Don’t Realize Now
To our kids, our personalities when we are out of parent mode are mysterious. So would they like us if we weren’t their caretakers?