Underused Parenting Tool: Gratefulness

Underused Parenting Tool: Gratefulness

Often, in an earnest effort to be a good and conscientious parent, we focus on our kids’ weaknesses. We spend a lot of our time weeding the metaphorical garden. “Get up earlier.” “Don’t stay out so late.” “Pick up your clothes.”...
The Gratitude Attitude

The Gratitude Attitude

Originally published in the November 2017 Glover Park Gazette. Gratefulness as a parenting tool is often, often overlooked. We minimize gratefulness and its quiet power. We NEED it when the days get short and the holidays are pressing upon this. Gratitude gives us...