Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes Offers Advice, Recipes

I was given an ebook recently called Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes by Richard Melnick. The divorced father of 2 boys, Melnick has much to say about parenting. I found several bits of advice that all parents could use. When his boys were 3 and 5 years old, Richard was diagnosed with cancer. That led […]

5 Life Lessons Your Child Will Learn From Owning A Pet

Owning a pet is a great way to develop a bond with an animal, regardless of whether you have a love for dogs, cats, rabbits or even hamsters. If you have a child that wants to become an owner of a pet themselves, there are a few life lessons they are likely to learn throughout […]

5 Tips Every Parent Needs to Teach their Growing Boys

It’s every parent’s dream to see their boys grow up to become productive members of society. Parents teach their children many life lessons about first impressions, responsibility, and morality. Discover how these five parenting tips can help your boys achieve lifelong success. Personal Appearance Teaching boys about the importance of first impressions will help them […]

Building A Better Student: The Perfect Forecast

I live in beautiful Colorado, where the weather forecast is a really – really – big deal to people. I base this on the outrage and gnashing of teeth over a recently forecasted blizzard that never developed. The expected foot of snow turned out to be more like four inches, and boy, did the television […]

Dreams Need Action

We’re a nation of dreamers, and that’s a good thing . . . but only when the second part of the equation is included: the action. I don’t remember ever being told as a kid to “follow my dreams.” I recall hearing advice to work hard, along with encouragement to keep trying and to never […]

Parenting Styles That Encourage Responsible Children

Ask any parent about the importance of responsibility, and you’ll get the same answer. All parents want to raise responsible children, but the results parents get vary substantially. As H. Jackson Brown so eloquently stated, “Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”  Responsible children are better equipped […]