No Regrets Parenting Blog

I Wish You a Less Efficient New Year 2016

In my post this month for Parents Magazine, I make the case for being a little less efficient this coming year. In exchange, you’ll enjoy your parenting experience a whole lot more. Try these 6 easy steps towards inefficiency and parenting fulfillment:

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NOW is the TIME to become the parent you want to remember being

In this month’s post for Parents Magazine, I ask the question: How will you feel when your kids are grown up? It’s an important question, as you’ll see – and it happens faster than you can imagine. When you walk by their empty bedrooms, will you have regrets?

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Our niece was the flower girl at our wedding 29 years ago grew up, and is now a beautiful bride. But in the generation since our wedding, is the world a better place for our little flower girl? And will it be a better place a generation from now when our niece’s flower girls become brides?

My post this month for Parents Magazine: click here

Grandma’s Wisdom Protects Your Kids from Back-to-School Germs

Grandma’s Wisdom Wins Again!

When it comes to protecting kids from back-to-school colds, flu, and other germy annoyances, Grandma had it right – sleep, exercise, bundling up in the cold weather and…chicken soup?

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Grandma's chicken soup



As the water cascaded down our basement walls during the summer’s worst storm, out from the drawers and closets and storage bins came our kids’ childhood heroes racing to the rescue. Faded and tattered as they may have been, their courage and strength in the face of adversity were exactly what we needed.

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Beach towels

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