Family Life, Published Articles

Are You Your Child’s Best Friend?

We want our children to not just love us but like us too, and we want them to be able to confide in us, telling us any and everything. There’s nothing wrong with any of this, of course, but the hidden trap is that many parents in seeking this attempt to be their child’s best friend. This is a recipe for parenting disaster, because a best friend is a best friend and a parent is a parent. The roles are different.

More than friendship, your child needs you to be their parent. Read more…

Inspiration, Published Articles, Spirituality

There’s a Thief in Your Life and You Don’t Even Know It!

“At the core of every successful person, there is one common thing: discipline.” ~ Cameron Diaz

Last week, I read a story that made me cry. It was about a young American girl who discovered at the age of 15, near the end of her junior high school year, that she was going blind. I was not ready for how her story unfolded! Read more…