You Won’t Know Until You Ask

You Won’t Know Until You Ask

Micro-management is somewhat open to interpretation. One person’s desire for more contact and interaction with their manager is another person’s worst nightmare. Rhonda may feel like she wants more direction and collaboration. She wants to make sure she’s in alignment...
Digging Deep for Empathy

Digging Deep for Empathy

When my kids were small, I struggled to parent with patience. I didn’t have a great roadmap for the kind of parent I wanted to be. A friend turned me onto “Parenting with Love and Logic”. I attribute my sanity to these books. My kids are teenagers now, and the wisdom...
When Anger masks Embarrassment

When Anger masks Embarrassment

My bonus kid is living with us doing virtual school this fall. Our house rules are different from what she’s used to. One rule is no phones until AFTER all of your schoolwork is done for the day, you’ve finished your chores, gotten 30 minutes of exercise, and spent at...