Living with Children

Nitpicking a 9-year-old

Question: A friend recently pointed out that I constantly nitpick my 9-year-old son’s behavior. Her words were, “You’re on his case all the time.” Why do I nitpick and…

Celebrate fall's arrival with this hearty, simple chicken stew recipe.

I often find myself telling parents they need to stop doing something that is counterproductive and, in most cases, contributing significantly to whatever parenting pr…

The Star Trek actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles over the West Texas desert in the fully automated capsule, then safely parachuted back to Earth.

DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: Family Tree is an amazing and hilarious show. With all the characters from the newest movie, this show is sure to get you laughing.

Whole Hearted Parenting

A time for resilience

As we continue to grapple with the changes, challenges, mutations and morphing of the coronavirus pandemic, we are experiencing an unparalleled call for greater resilience.

Living with Children

Fixing our parent-view

Most of the problems today’s parents are experiencing in the course of raising children are due to a faulty “parent-view.”

Over the weekend, members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees overwhelmingly voted in favor of authorizing a nationwide strike for the first time in its history.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta’s breathtaking balloons filled the sky after a year without the iconic festival.

There we all were, a half-dozen or so, standing around on a Friday evening in a parking lot off Rufina Road. None of us spoke much, but something about the quiet antic…

The intention behind this slaw is to embrace summer and fall simultaneously.

Question: My two young teens are constantly begging me to buy them clothes. It’s become highly annoying. After reading your book on teenagers, I’ve decided to stop buy…

Fall has officially arrived and, lucky for us, that means warm, sunshine-filled days and cool, starlit nights. What better time to get outside and make a batch of s’mo…

Whole Hearted Parenting

Setting boundaries

Setting boundaries comes up frequently in parenting as well as in relationships beyond those we have with our children.

While many young students are facing the highest college prices of all time, according to Forbes, many colleges offer copious amounts of financial aid to senior citizens who want to update and augment their college degrees or are attending college for the first time.

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Kim Kardashian, Jay-Z. These are the names of some of the most successful people in the world, but their success isn’t the onl…

My favorite time of the year has arrived. Tomatoes have been kissed by the sun. I’ll be walking or driving with the window down, and all of a sudden I catch the scent …

It’s all over the web, that “grit” thing. Seems like every day, I get some promo for a webinar on how to get more grit, project more grit or get in touch with your inn…