The top 10 things parents should be telling Generation Z

Today’s youngsters are a unique breed and are having unique challenges that are leaving their parents reeling, and grappling with a way to help.  Marketers have coined the term “Generation Z” to describe this special bunch, ranging in age from 2-19, but that title hasn’t become permanent yet. Another contender is the term “iGen,” pointing…

We Must Learn to Forgive Ourselves FIRST

We’ve all done something, said something, or even just felt something that has harmed someone else.  Let’s just face it, it’s probably a daily occurrence.  Intentionally or unintentionally, we’ve done that. We’ve probably felt guilty for it.  If it was really bad, we’ve probably self-medicated with drugs or alcohol at some point.  Hopefully we aren’t…

HOPE IS A FLUID STATE

I’ve recently begun paying close attention to how my mood is when I wake up.  Either in the morning to get the kids up for school (if I haven’t worked that night), or in the afternoon (if the daytime WAS my night’s sleep), or after an evening nap before I head into work. As I…