Taking Out the Trash

Most of us know how to sort trash.  Papers, plastics, food wastes, etc.  Things are better for our home, and for the environment, when things are disposed of properly. There are times, however, when things accidentally end up in the garbage.  Who among us has never accidentally tossed a cell phone, retainer, piece of mail, jewelry item, or even … More Taking Out the Trash


As parents, most of us have had to navigate rough waters with our children.  For some of us, “rough” does not even begin to describe the situations we have faced (or are currently facing) with our children.  Whether elementary age, tweens, teens, or adults, when our children struggle – we struggle.  In a previous blog I argued that … More SINK, OR SWIM?

Are We There Yet

We’ve all either asked, or been asked, “Are we there yet?”  The excitement, or sometimes dread – depending upon the destination, can get the best of us.  Even as we are yet traveling, we tend to want to rush the journey.  We often fail to realize that the journey is the only way by which … More Are We There Yet