Halloween Tips

Halloween Tips

Halloween is fast approaching and that means time for trick-or-treating and lots of candy. But that yummy candy can bring about all kinds of problems for our teeth – everything from tooth decay to  eroding enamel. This is indeed the holiday that makes...
Personal Reflections on Father’s Day

Personal Reflections on Father’s Day

Dear Fathers, Sons, Daughters, Teachers, Coaches, Mentors and GrandDads: Happy Father’s Day weekend to all of you!  This day can be a joyous one, but also a tough one, depending on your relationship with your kid(s)… or your own dad.   It’s a good time...
Mother’s Day Thoughts

Mother’s Day Thoughts

Having just launched my heart-given book, Brave Parent, I couldn’t let Mother’s Day weekend pass without reflection.  For many this is a beautiful day of celebration and tribute.   We are most grateful because in our culture the feminine qualities of...
Uninvolved Parenting

Uninvolved Parenting

If uninvolved parenting sounds like a parent who is shrugging responsibility, you read that right.  Digging into the common definition, it literally becomes synonymous with the words neglectful parenting, a style characterized by a lack of attentiveness to a...
Some Stuff About Stuff

Some Stuff About Stuff

As sad as it is, we live in a world where material belongings have been equated with the measure of our worth.  So, most of us have succumbed to societal pressures to buy our kids lots of cool stuff.  Beautiful clothes, most desirable toys, designer labels,...