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And if you’re already married, it is never too late! Relationships take work and some of the most important work happens before marriage. Here are six important skills to learn before marriage. And if you’re already married, it is never too late! 1. Work on moodiness Moodiness is a relationships... read more
Forging a path filled with love, connection, kindness and gratitude. As we approach 2018 and a stress-filled world, let’s take a few moments and think about how to live life better this year. 1. Write your story Stop reacting. Stop complaining. Instead start thinking about what you want to be. True... read more
For starters, they need to see that women are genuinely respected in your home.With so many high-profile cases of men falling in disgrace, it’s a good idea for parents to reexamine how to best raise our sons to become good men. How our sons view women when they are children will impact the way they... read more
Teaching Children RespectA practical guide to bringing the value of respect into your home. A mother called to tell me that while on vacation her husband slipped and ended up in the emergency room. Her teen kept texting – not to inquire about her father but to say that she’s bored and wants to... read more
My Moment of TruthAs my father’s cries entered the deepest crevices of my heart, I had an epiphany. One cold day in January I experienced my own personal wake-up call. My beloved father was a patient in Memorial Sloan-Kettering. He was seriously ill. In just nine weeks we watched my father’s 6 ft.... read more
4 Ways to Help Your Child be More Successful This YearFocusing on these daily habits will help your child flourish. It’s back to school time. Regardless of your child’s age, there are steps you can take to help your child thrive and flourish more this year. The key is focusing daily on these habits... read more
 I was in my kitchen following directions for a new muffin recipe when the immersion blender got stuffed with the dried ingredients, clogging the sharp blades. For a second I thought to myself, let me unplug the machine, but somehow I didn’t.I know. Big mistake.I put my finger in to scoop out the... read more
S: SmileGreeting your spouse with a smile means that no matter how difficult my day, I am happy to see you. It’s a small act that yields a powerful impact. You may have had a huge disappointment at work, a child is wearing you down, and you are feeling overwhelmed, but if you communicate love the... read more
Feeling isolated can make you sick.Julianne Holt-Lunstad, a psychologist at Brigham Young University who consolidated data from over 140 investigations published over 28 years, reveals that feeling unpopular, disconnected or lonely predicts our life span. Those with a larger network of friends had... read more
The newest parenting handbook is a guide for those who are determined not to raise weak, entitled kids, ill-prepared to inherit the earth. Author Senator Ben Sasse sees a coming of age crisis and wants to remedy the way our children spend their childhood.The Vanishing American Adult beckons us to... read more

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