"Will you turn off that TV already?? Never!! How about in five minutes? Okay, sure." I can't tell you how many times this has happened in my house. If I try to get the kids to do anything now ("Now!"), they never agree. But if ask them to do something in 5 minutes, … [Read more...] about My Kids’ Extremely High Discount Rates
I'm guessing that many parents have used this phrase: "I just want my kids to be happy." It makes sense -- we all want our kids to be happy, right? Or do we? In fact, is happiness what we're aiming for in raising our kids? Is it what we should be aiming for and teaching … [Read more...] about “I Just Want My Kids To Be [Fill In The Blank]”
This is a story about a story -- about a high school math project and a re-connection with a former teacher. Hope you like it! PDF: The Grinch Who Stole Math A Fond Memory Back in my freshman year of high school, we had a school project to create a … [Read more...] about The Grinch Who Stole Math
This article is a tribute to all the "better parenting" articles out there. Hope it makes you smile and laugh a bit! Dear Lesser Parent, I see you at the park, distracted by your iPhone, yelling at your kids, not caring whether your kid is laughing or … [Read more...] about Letter From A Better Parent
The holidays are here. Have you written your Letter from Dad yet? Don't worry, you still have time. The holiday season is a time for joy and happiness and family, and also a time for reflection. Amidst all the gift giving and holiday cheer, I hope you'll consider writing a … [Read more...] about Have You Written Your Letter From Dad?