The Parental Balancing Act

Parenting seems to be a balancing act between being too rigid and too relational. Mark Gregston shares about this tightrope walk we parents have done in the current and previous generations: The “Baby Boom” generation was so anxious to have good relationships with their children that they tended to set aside their primary role as parents.  Their […]

Parenting and Some Spray Paint (or Water)

This picture is from PostSecret.com, where people, you know, post secrets. As a parent myself, I wondered how I would have initially responded to seeing this on my garage floor. Would I praise and celebrate? Probably not. Would I scold and yell? Yep, more likely! This picture, however, makes me stop and think about what we […]