Seeing Your Children as Adults
This quote by the legendary comedienne Lucille Ball is true on a couple of different levels. On one hand, she seems to be talking about the phenomenon…
Respond More, React Less
Respond More, React Less is, in many ways, the entire ScreamFree message. It’s also an important section in our new online platform, Choose Your Own Adulthood. The platform has editions…
Choose Your Own Adulthood
The greatest adventure in life is the transition into adulthood. Nothing compares to the newfound freedoms, possibilities, and responsibilities that come with life on your own. As my daughter began that journey…
What does an adult look like?
Recently I was on a TV talk show, and the conversation led everyone to start singing “I believe the children are our future…” in their best Whitney Houston voices. I did not join in, which made me look…
Far too often, parents who fear their authority slipping away simply tighten their grip; it’s an effort to convince their children (and themselves) they still hold all the cards. That kind of …
What would change about your life if you were more decisive? If you deliberated less and decided more? Here are..
It shouldn’t have to be this hard!
One of the hallmarks of true adulthood is whenever we stop reacting against reality, and start adapting ourselves to it. So often our frustrations…
Bill Cosby. Charlie Rose. Louie CK. Al Franken. Roy Moore. We are in the midst of special times, witnessing one of the best outgrowths of the feminist revolution: Exposing…
Choose to Let Them Choose
More than anything, our ability to choose is what makes us human. It is also the primary determinant of our…
The Necessary People in Our Lives
Think about someone who agrees with you. Always. From politics to parenting, from movies to music, this person could…