Repairing Relationships with Your Teen

If you’re gonna build a submarine, you will deal primarily in the sphere of math and efficiency. If you’re gonna build a relationship, you will deal primarily in the sphere of long conversations and valuable inefficiency. The deeper and better the relationship, the more you will depend on artistry to get you through. Relationship is […]

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Practical Suggestions for Parenting Through the Teen Years

Does this sound familiar? Yesterday morning went something like this: Me: Liv. Liv! Olivia! Olivia Marie! (at the top of my lungs) Liv: Crickets. Me: Stomping up the stairs, muttering under my breath, Disrespectful!  She’s ignoring me!?  I bet she’s just hoping I’ll give up.  I’m not giving up!  In fact, I’m the opposite of giving up. […]

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