Advocating for Kind, Not Nice, Children

I was reading an article a few weeks ago that really stuck with me.  It talked about how we should raise our children to be kind, not nice.  The world is full of “nice people” who seem to always say the right thing, but feel uncomfortable doing the right thing when it’s socially awkward.  I […]

How To Answer The Toughest Questions Kids Ask

Since I’ve become a parent some interesting questions have come out of the mouths of my children.  We’ve talked openly and honestly about everything from pet deaths, people deaths, where babies come from, gay relationships, marriage, polygamy, divorce, depression, cancer, and anxiety disorders.  Sometimes the questions are random, other times they’re focused on certain events […]