Wanna feel better?
One sure-fire way to feel better this weekend is to wake up tomorrow morning and write down…
If I had one last breath…
If I had one last breath, to utter one last piece of advice, it would be this:
Next week you can go back to being resentful, anxious, and angry. Today, just smile. Even if you can only…
Who’s Your Daddy? (And Mommy, and…
Gratitude assignment for the day: List 3 to 5 things about …
The easiest way to improve your marriage (or any romance)…
…is to just say thank you. Say it briefly, without much fanfare, and…
Thanksgiving’s on Thursday here in the U.S., so why not have a week of gratitude.* The rest of the week we’ll…
Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life
Every time I smell detergent, I remember a little sign that hung in my childhood laundry room. It read, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.”
Laugh or Die
Parenting is serious business. Talk about a “fearful strain!” There are diapers to change and manners to teach. There is homework to supervise and a schedule to keep.
Cheerfulness is a Decision
Jenny here (I’m Hal’s wife). I’ve always wanted my children to have wonderful memories of growing up in our home. So, I decorated for the holidays and attended all the class parties. I took them to sporting events and cheered them on, no matter how dreadful the weather may be.
What do you want today?
A perfectly obedient toddler? Your boss to call in sick? A cool breeze on a hot day by the pool? A stiff drink? An actual chore done by your teen? Sex with your spouse?