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  • Your Kids are not Kings

    Our three-year-olds aren’t clad in togas and wreaths of gold leaves. They don’t sit on an enormous throne with a royal scepter in their hands.

  • The Two Shall Remain Two

    Perhaps the biggest mistake couples make is assuming once they get married they are, forevermore, one combined unit. There is no more “I,” there is only “we.” Like conjoined twins, they are…

  • The time between all or nothing

    As in all areas of life, there are two extremes to following a routine: All, or nothing. Most people naturally gravitate towards one of…

  • You Don’t Have to Go to Work Today

    As most of us head back in to work today, let’s embrace a freeing truth: We don’t have to. None of us have to go to work today at all, much less the particular jobs we occupy.

  • Halos & Nooses

    When we try so hard to do everything perfectly, perhaps portraying the “model” mom or dad, we might as well think of it as tightening a noose. We are not only choking the life out of our own experiences, but we’re unwittingly…

  • Is Your Partner Pulling Away?

    When we sense our partner distancing from us, we try to pull our partner closer. Of course, this tends to make them want to pull even further away. By trying to make your spouse…