How to Preserve or Recover Early Romance

Ever since we married I have this repeating event on my Friday calendar: “5pm–Date Night With My Bride”(DNWMB). It is the one event we look forward to the most. End of the week. [...]


How to Model Respect to Your Kids When They Push Your Buttons

You bust your butt for your kids. Rise early, end the day late. You do what’s necessary to give them a good life. All you ask for is some respect. Too much to ask? I say no. Respect is a [...]


Why Parent Rules Make Your Kids’ Life Better

In my previous blog I related a conversation I had with my adult daughter Candace about parenting–more specifically, giving kids chores. Candace also went on to describe parent rules she [...]