This just might be a good time to really think hard about what saying sorry means and have that talk with your child. This year, we saw so many instances where people were put in positions that required them to apologize for their behavior and things they have said. Some …Read More »
It’s a Mutha Out There
One of the worst things a parent can say is that they have to babysit their kids. They are YOUR kids, so there is no babysitting. It’s called spending time with your own children. Mostly, I hear this from mothers, who say their husbands call it “babysitting.” If they really …Read More »
Everyone is not cut out to give fashion advice, especially a certain father I know. My daughter, Grace, had an interview at college for a resident assistant job. She had an outfit picked out, but was on the fence about the shoes. She did what she always does when trying …Read More »
If you have a child who is graduating from high school soon do your best to not let the celebrations ruin their next chapter. Young people want to shout to the world that they are done with high school and are moving on to college or at least closer to …Read More »
Parenting is forever Your children may be 18 or older and living on their own, but you still have work to do.
More than 18 years ago a very wise news photographer told me something that I now realize is the absolute truth. His name is Ken Brown, Sr. We call him Senior. He has two grown sons. We were heading out to a news assignment in the live truck when I …Read More »
Forget about building walls; can we just leave the walls alone? I am talking about the walls that we as parents work so hard to keep clean and nicely painted in our kids’ rooms. My daughter Grace found a way to cover just about every space on her walls. A …Read More »