Within the next week I will turn 30. “It’s a milestone” I hear, and one that I take on proudly. But through the comments about time flying by and age just being a number, I feel that something is lacking when we talk about birthdays and age and experience. Maybe the English language just doesn’t […]
Should children really “know better” or do we need to teach them?
Have you ever looked at your child or children in a moment of frustration and thought “they should know better!” It could be something like picking up something they tripped on so the next person doesn’t fall on their face or maybe it’s something as simple as closing the door behind them. Regardless, as adults […]
How to Unlock Your Child’s Natural Talent by Nurturing their Interests
Imagine a time when you were in a class that tormented your very soul, causing grief and endless studying, with very few rewarding moments to show for it. Maybe it was chemistry, physics, calculus, or even something like physical education. Did forcing you to try and do better make you like it more? Did it […]
How to grow a big home library the inexpensive and affordable way
The warmth of a good book is sometimes better than a friend. The words hit nerves to inspire and encourage us, the stories embrace our curiosities and comfort our pains, and they help connect us to the truth that the human experience is not all that different from person to person. Stacks of books tuck […]
What exactly is authoritative parenting and what makes it so helpful?
The Definitive Guide to Authoritative Parenting and How to Do It Right The primary purpose I have here is to help parents, especially young and new parents, understand how to interact with and relate to their children in a way that positively impacts their development. There are many trends, terms, and different parenting styles including […]