What’s a Teenage Daughter to Do? Summertime Parenting (Part 1 of 2)

Flip-flops, ice cream, and time spent at the pool is just around the corner. It is almost summer! For teenagers, this is a much-anticipated time of fun and relaxation. No more school exams, no early morning practices, or after-school tutoring—and you can kiss homework goodbye for a few months. Finally, a little time to kick back and enjoy being […]

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Take Time for Summertime

The momentum is building to the point of no return. It is the month of May, and if you listen carefully you can hear the ticking of the summer countdown clock. My kids are aware of exactly how many days are left until summer. They are so focused on reaching the last day of school they […]

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The Modesty of Summer

The waves crashing, the children building sandcastles, the aloe ready to relieve the sting. All things making summer tangible. I love this time of year. I love the excitement of road trips leading to the ocean and Fourth of July parades followed by brilliant displays of color in the sky. I love camping and cookouts and every […]

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