Using these three styles as a framework, do your best to articulate your own approach. Do you have a lot of rules, or are you more laid-back? Do your children have a lot of autonomy, or do you like to be involved with everything--from homework to playdates, to what clothes they put on in the morning?
On the night of the company Christmas party, Jacie was struck in the face by a coworker who will remain unnamed at this time. She was knocked unconscious. To stop the violence we all have to stand up for people like Jacie and show the world that transgender people are just that -- people.
When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish threats. Her outbursts froze me in my tracks. When my father fled to work, the garage, or the woods, I felt unprotected.
Because I have absolutely no control or expectations, our relationship has ascended to the next level. I'm still Mom, just a much better, more compassionate, softer, more realistic version of Mom. His life is his to define and embrace with no expectations from me. I just love being on the sidelines of his life and to watch him bloom!
Anyone can adopt life lessons from the case of Black Swan's successes and failures. Here are 8 lessons to apply to your life, based on the case of Black Swan Records
One thing that I like better than learning from my mistakes is to learn from other people's mistakes. We might learn things quickly, but we often forget things at the same rate -- and sometimes we need to remind ourselves of the things we've learned.
So how do we transform these smelly beings into responsible, motivated leaders? We don't do things for them. We don't tell them what to do. We give them opportunities to fail. We do this while setting them up to succeed. Here's how:
Last year on my daughter's fifth birthday I wrote "Forever Young. Want Her to Be Forever Young". On her sixth birthday I think how this year is so dif...
I'm 24 years old, and I'm still working out exactly what I want to do with my life. That's not usually something that you want to be writing all ove...
Often, when I hear my children complain "I'm bored" or "That's boring" - I feel myself getting triggered. I get reactively annoyed, thinking: "How can they be so spoiled? All the toys and activities I arrange, all the abundance in their lives - and still it's not enough?!"
I travel to learn more about the people and cultures of the world, more about the beautiful planet we inhabit, and more about myself. Also, as part of...
Safer Internet Day is Tuesday, February 9th. To celebrate this important event, I want to do my part to move the conversation forward. Whose responsibility is it to keep kids safe online? My answer: It is everyone's.
If you have ever struggled with feeling unworthy or not-good-enough, you're not alone. If you've ever been overly confident, maybe even conceited, you're not alone.
When you enter a liberal arts living space, the people you spend your time with will help you become a well-rounded student and individual. They demonstrate every day how valuable differing perspectives are to your academic and social experience at college.
A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hour late" represents ...
Our fragile planet spins around a tilted axis of 23.5 degrees as it orbits the sun, thus determining our experience of every season. Such seasons are often cause for celebration or dread. Regardless, they remain steadfast reminders of life's unapologetic promise of change.