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How to Raise a Boy to be a Man

While trading emails this week with a friend who has two teenage boys, she commented out of sheer frustration, “Would you take my 16-year-old and knock some sense into him?”…

Sexting: A Hot Topic for Kids and Parents

Definition of sexting: the transmission of photographs of private body parts, people engaged in sexual acts, and graphic, tawdry sexual communication via cell phones and personal computers. It is as…

Education—What’s the Point?

Back in college, one of my classmates asked me an interesting question. “So, if you want to have children and stay at home with them, what’s the point of getting…

Relieve Holiday Stress Before it Arrives

Just the other day I was chatting with some friends, primarily mothers of young children. They were already feeling anxious about the holiday events now being scheduled. In addition, they…

Sisters, Daughters, and Friends

One of the joys of having adult children is getting to hang out with my kids and be friends.  I’m still learning not to give advice and opinions unless asked, but…

Cross-Cultural Empty Nesting

The empty nest isn’t just an American phenomenon. Today I met with a group of empty nest friends in Nairobi, Kenya. As I shared some of the discoveries that Barbara…

On Waiting

I do not like to wait. I don’t like to wait for things to happen, for relationships to be fixed, for problems to be solved, for enlightenment to come, for…

“Empty Me”

Each morning I wake up to the sound of the radio. A while back I was awakened by a song that literally brought me to tears, it was as if God…

No More Christmases at Home

When we got married I looked forward to starting new traditions and continuing many from my childhood. Certain cookies, a particular style of stockings, and always a freshly cut tree were…

A Little Hospitality Help

Hospitality is not my strong suit, let me just be honest. But I’m always inspired when I’m going through my magazines and I see a nicely decorated table or a beautifully…

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