Tag: responsibility

Take Responsibility and Get Power

Take Responsibility and Get Power

An interesting thing happened today. My oldest is 15 and recently bought her own iphone 6S. Pretty pricey phone so she is making payments each month and we pay for the phone service on our family plan. Today at school she was bottle flipping (strange […]

What Makes You a Good Parent?

What Makes You a Good Parent?

Straight A student, star of the swim team, kind to others and all around great kid. When you see this girls parents you most likely say, “You must be so proud.” But what happens when those same parents have a son who gets suspended from […]

5 Surefire Ways to an Unhappy Kid

5 Surefire Ways to an Unhappy Kid

So often we spend our time as parents trying to do things to MAKE our kids happy. As if that is even possible. I mean how many of us have been at Disneyland-the Happiest Place on Earth- and seen kids crying, throwing fits and basically […]

4 Great Ways Pets Help Kids be Amazing

4 Great Ways Pets Help Kids be Amazing

My grandfather was one of those old school tough guys. Living through WWII and growing up on a farm in northern Utah, one of his daily chores was to milk the many cows that lived on their farm. Every morning before the sun came up-with […]