Events in our nationâ€™s Capitol have served up a turkey for Christmas this year. Pundits are offering suggestions for how to survive family dinner conversations that venture into the emotional waters of politics and religion. I am reminded of the great lengths to which some political leaders will go in…View More Merry Christmas?
With all the confusion and wholesale use of the word racism to brand and ruin anyone you might disagree with, I thought a fatherâ€™s view might be a welcome relief. One of the most powerful feelings I have ever experienced happened when I held my little girls for the first…View More Don’t Raise a Racist
The worst feeling in the world as a parent is to want something from your child and be met with a blank stareâ€¦the â€œIâ€™m not going to do that,â€ look. Whether it is your invitation to come to the dinner table or to turn off the video game for a…View More Powerful Parenting
Some of the most interesting parenting moments happen in public. We say and do things in front of strangers that we would never want replayed on Americaâ€™s Funniest Videos. In the process of being worried about how we look in front of strangers, we can leave an impression we never…View More You WILL Respect Me!