How would you complete the sentence, "Parenthood is......"? http://www.hulu.com/watch/130059/parenthood-parenthood-is?c=0:165 It is pretty amazing, isn't it? Becoming a parent immediately changes you. From that moment forward, you put your child's needs ahead of your own. Parenting is one of the few things that can make you strive to be the best person you can be. Sometimes, it … Continue reading The Practice of “Still Lake” in Parenting Your Teen
Parenting teenagers is like a delicate dance that requires a great deal of strength, fineness, passion, and humility. We often ask ourselves, "Am I being the best parent I can be?" Early in my career, a professor from a parenting course said, "Every parent is trying to be the best parent they can be." I never … Continue reading Are You the Best Parent You Can Be?
Teenagers are a breed of their own, and raising teenagers is not an easy task. Recently, I was invited to speak with Steven Spierer on Talk Radio One about raising teenagers and building healthy parent-child relationships. Having raised teenagers himself, Mr. Spierer frequently incorporates information about parenting into his show. Check out his website at … Continue reading Raising Teenagers: Interview with Steven Spierer