Archive for Family

How to Help Kids Through the COVID Holiday Season and Beyond

December 7  // family // resilience

Every year at Christmas my great niece, Grace, and I have a push-up and sit-up competition. She is a gymnast and I am, well, older by a bunch. After many months of preparation and the family fans stacked against me, … Continue reading

Boots on the Ground Parenting: How to Let Go Without Losing Control

March 27  // family // workshops

How many times have you dreamt of a personalized parenting manual? Let’s see, oh yes, page 54, “What do I do when Johnny refuses to go to school”. Page 332, “How do I get Mary to listen”. Page 12,658, “Should … Continue reading

Get Going, Now. Your Burning Daylight.

January 16  // family // personal-growth

Nothing like parenting to make you feel inept. One minute you’re overwhelmed with your own brilliance; the next you are shaking your head with self-disgust. Effective parenting is a moving target, forever imperfect and, let’s be honest, it’s the one … Continue reading