The Essential Secret to a Happier Family (It’s Easier Than You Think!) Nothing says family quite like a middle-of-the-night, cruel words, wrestling your brother to
All relationships take work, but your communications with your teenager can be lifesaving. The largest problems can be solved when you have a good relationship, but even the smallest problems can cause disaster when your interactions are filled with tension.
Ask any of my kids their top school advice and they’ll respond, “Be kind. Be kind. Be kind.” Our schools are full of overstressed, overscheduled, lonely kids who shiver for a compliment or sympathetic word. Say ‘hello’ to people in the halls, seek out lonely students at lunch, take time to talk to friends who’ve had a bad day. A stack of awards and scholarships don’t mean a thing if you haven’t made your school a happier place.
Losing My Temper: Mother of the Year Confesses All When I refused to read my little daughter the most boring book on her shelf last