• When I talk about a daily rhythm or routine, I often hear people say they hate routine. Routines are boring (said in a whiny teenage type voice). I used to be one of those people. Then I realized that life is chaotic enough. Life pops up all the

  • A big part of our jobs as parents is to teach the kids to be able to live on their own. So when you have kids in a zillion after school activities and sports but no time to help at home you may have a kid that can kick a soccer ball, but not

  • A tale of two mornings Her alarm goes off. She hits the snooze. Stayed up too late last night. The alarm goes off, she hits the snooze again. The third time the alarm clock almost ends up being thrown, but instead she grudgingly gets out of bed.