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Advice for College Girls

Advice for College Girls

02.12.2014
The person you were in high school now lives in a journal under your bed back home. Starting college is like being handed a beautiful blank...
Model the Behavior You Want to See

Model the Behavior You Want to See

02.11.2014
Many parents turn to professionals thinking that when their teen hears about the dangers of drug use from someone else, they will be swayed,...

Point to Yourself

02.11.2014
Somebody asked me for advice the other day. I told her if I had one word for her, or anyone, about leading a fulfilling life, I would say...
Foster the Big Moment: A Parent's Mandate

Foster the Big Moment: A Parent's Mandate

02.11.2014
As my wife Julie and I approached the pool, I was filled with anticipation and no small degree of bittersweet dread. This was the end of...
5 Things I Never Want To Hear My Teenagers Say

5 Things I Never Want To Hear My Teenagers Say

02.11.2014
When I asked a good friend whether there's anything she regrets saying in front of her teenager, she responded "pretty much everything...
My Problem With 'When I Grow Up'

My Problem With 'When I Grow Up'

02. 8.2014
Who here is guilty of using the phrase, "When I grow up" in the past year? I have witnessed the use of it by students at my school (myself...
Parenting 101: Your Child's Stress Is Your Stress

Parenting 101: Your Child's Stress Is Your Stress

02. 7.2014
I don't think there's anyone who can raise my stress level the way my children can. Our children don't realize that we not only have our...
The 2 Things Required for Success

The 2 Things Required for Success

02. 7.2014
We need to get a whole lot better at helping young people develop the ability to delay gratification in the pursuit of future rewards....
The Secret to Changing Rebellious Teens

The Secret to Changing Rebellious Teens

02. 7.2014
But once you reboot your relationship to rules, your teen will change his rebellious ways. Your power lies in what you can control -- your...
Raising a Child With Olympic Resilience: These Stories Will Amaze You

Raising a Child With Olympic Resilience: These Stories Will Amaze You

02. 7.2014
You may not be raising a child who is destined to become an Olympian, but there are lessons every parent can learn here about how to raise...
For My Teenage Sons: Lessons From Super Bowl XLVIII

For My Teenage Sons: Lessons From Super Bowl XLVIII

02. 6.2014
The Super Bowl and the weeks leading up to the big game gave us plenty of material to discuss with the boys.
I Was Raised By My Teenage Son

I Was Raised By My Teenage Son

02. 5.2014
Honestly, the day we brought our newborn across the threshold of our home, the angst began. I feared that I wouldn't be able to be the...
5 Myths About Teens and Technology Every Parent Should Ignore

5 Myths About Teens and Technology Every Parent Should Ignore

02. 4.2014
I'm writing this article because I watch too many parents alienate themselves from teens because of the fear-mongering, techno-phobic myths...
Sunrise, Sunset: A Son Rises

Sunrise, Sunset: A Son Rises

02. 3.2014
Once I knew everything about my children from their sleep habits to their favorite foods. Now I stand on the periphery watching them change...