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How to draw the line with your teenager

September 4, 2018

How to draw the line with your teenager

“How the hell am I supposed to believe anything he says anymore?!” Moms frustration with her teenage son was evident. Now she was looking to me to explain why he was lying all the time and how to correct the problem and put boundaries in place in the future.

January 19, 2018

The best way to deal with your adolescent…detach from the outcome.

Two decades ago I would have told you all I wanted for my kids was that they grow up to be "happy." The most important lesson I've learned along their raising is that the path I think they should be on may not be their destiny. And what a gift it is to witness their journey!

June 12, 2017

Be grateful for the struggle with your teen

Dad gets a call from the police that his teen daughter has been caught drinking at the home of a friend.  Dad's biggest feeling is embarrassment.  Our children turn into adults with their own thoughts, feelings, experiences...it's how we handle it that helps us grow.

May 22, 2017

How to take my hindsight and make it your insight

Life is about learning, we can make the choice to grow as parents when we hear about other families tragedies.  Today I share some hindsight about my own parenting struggles in the hopes it will enlighten you and incite change before you get the call no parent wants.