Category: Parenting

Parents do the best they can -- even if it seems like it's not enough 0

Parents do the best they can

One of my sons’ friends is stuck at home this summer, sharing a room with her two sisters in a small two-bedroom apartment in a concrete complex. She doesn’t have a job and can’t...

My kids' priorities may not be the same as mine, and that's okay! 2

My kids’ priorities

“Do you need me to hook my computer up to the printer?” I asked my son. “Yes, thanks.” “Okay, will do.” I breathed a silent sigh of relief. I had been awake since before...

•don’t obsess •be open to a solution •give it time •make a way 0

Everything has a way of working out

My 11-year-old son had a splinter in his finger. He had just come home from playing baseball at his friend’s house where he’d spent several hours. He had ridden his bike the half mile...

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