Father’s Day is a day we celebrate the wonderful men in our lives. Those who have raised us. Those who have stepped in and been the father they shouldn’t have been. The grandfathers, uncles and friends who will never know how much their love and support has meant in our lives. Kids pick out Father’s
Here I am again, “writing” this column in my mind. This time I’m shouldering through my closet, scraping hangers across the bar while deciding which shirts to toss onto the pile. By pile I mean the clothes we are getting ready to donate. Have I worn this in the last year? If not, donate it.
Volunteering together as a family helps children learn that they can make a positive difference in the lives of others—not only does this teach them character-building life lessons, but it will also make them feel good about themselves. Family service also cultivates empathy and helps children learn
As I sit down to write this story for Henderson Family Magazine, in my view are two little bundles of joy, my twin daughters, Penelope Faye and Ava Louise Ross. Born September 14, 2017, I can’t remember what life was like without them here. In the early weeks of their lives, our world changed
Q: I have a 7-month-old baby boy. I get many questions about how I am too strict on his routine. I have to keep that routine or he will not sleep and I need sleep. What are your thoughts on sticking to a schedule? A: I think the decision to respond to the baby’s cues or set a routine is the
Q: My 7-year-old never seems to listen to me when we are out in public. We could be at my parents' house and she makes me look like I am a terrible parent when she gets in trouble. I have done time-outs, spanked, and taken things away but nothing seems to help. She seems to listen to me better when
Q: I have two kids, ages 9 and 13. I cannot get them to help with chores. I have tried offering them money. I have taken stuff away. It probably does not help that I am a clean freak. So that means I am exhausted from cleaning all the time. Is there something new you can suggest? A: I think this
Henderson Family Magazine asked for your favorite family vacation photo for our August/September issue. Here are the photos we received!
Q: I have a 12-year-old son and he is so lazy. He never wants to help around the house. He just wants to lay around the house and play video games. I feel like all I do is yell at him and nothing works. How would you handle this? A: Having a child that age is hard; Walk into North Middle School
Q: I have two children, ages 6 and 11. My 11-year-old son is always having trouble with homework, not getting it done. I've taken away his PlayStation, made him go to bed early, and I feel like I'm the one trying to fix things with his teacher. How can I make him care about his work in