How To Be A Role Model To Your Kids

Kids need someone to look up to and learn from. Our role as parents is to model the kind of behavior that we would like our kids to adopt. Being a ... read more

Why Manners Count

Children are born with a number of innate abilities. However, behaving politely is not one of them. Manners are sensitive awareness of the feelings ... read more

How Business Management Mirrors Parenthood

I accepted my first managerial position at the tender age of 24, a mere babe, and a full two years before I became a father. Placed in charge of a ... read more

When 'Tough Love' Ends in a Hug

ESCALATION is never territory a parent wants to traverse when they sense they're losing control. I had one of those situations recently. My ... read more

What Do I Need in My Diaper Bag?

Work done by other people sounds easy but ever thought how hard it can be to take care of a new born who sleeps 20 hours a day? Being a mother is n ... read more

Keep Kids Safe Online, Step Two: Learning To Not Overshare

My children have always been digitally active, and as I look back over the years, one of the best choices I made was to show my children from the b ... read more

The Most Important Thing A Father Can Do For His Children

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love and respect their mother. No family is perfect but the role of the father rema ... read more

A Contented Child Within the Separated Home

Marital separation and divorce is never the plan when parents come together and have children. But how do parents navigate the hurt of separation a ... read more

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) Your Empty Nest

As August approaches, the stores are filled with not only cute lunch boxes, brightly colored markers and stacks of notebooks, but also all those sp ... read more

Fun Ways to Spend Time With Your Children

There are many exciting activities that you can do with your child. It is important for several reasons, including strengthening your parent-child ... read more

Make My Bed Every Single Morning - Is There Any Real Benefit?

Admiral William McRaven was recently interviewed by Charlie Rose. Admiral McRaven had served as a Navy SEAL in the past. In this interview, McRaven ... read more

The Hidden Hazards of Digital Devices and Blue Light on Kid's Eyes

Imagine it's 2035 and you get a call from your son who proceeds to inform you that, at the young age of 32, he's going blind as a result of macular ... read more

I Wish My Mother Had Taught Me About Sex

When I was 14 years old, I traveled to Yaounde, the capital city of Cameroon, to visit my Aunt Grace and her family. A few weeks into my holiday I ... read more

Parenting Skills and Tips That Help Kids Build Self-Esteem

The importance of self-esteem cannot be argued. It is fundamental to mental health, social happiness, and a legit passport to success. Self-esteem ... read more

Ok, So If I Am Not Banning Devices, How Am I Keeping My Kids Safe? Step One

This is not a simple process, and I cannot hope to cover it all on this site, but in the next few posts, I will try to hit the high points as I see ... read more