Many families have done a great job of teaching the kids to say, “I’m sorry”. If a child/teen calls someone a name they will be reminded to say those two words…I’m sorry. However, true confession isn’t really there until certain steps are followed.
I have been playing the cutest game called “Farm Town”. Now Farm Town is about building a community that will help you harvest your crops, keep in touch, and tend to your farm while you are away (from the computer). We plow and plant, arrange crops and trees, expand our property and eventually have enough coins to buy a house. If I am short of coins, I can to to the marketplace and seek out a job. read more
I simply love a good joke or the perfectly executed prank. April 1st is usually the day to get silly. Personally, I use the entire month to celebrate laughter. I believe that as adults we need to be able to laugh at ourselves and keep some of the heaviness out of our lives. read more
March Madness is a sports term for playoffs in basketball. Teams face off to win the battle or game. Basketball is a fast-paced sport with subtle hits and jabs to the other team in an effort to put a ball into the hoop. When the jabs are caught a foul is called by a referee. read more
When I was growing up my favorite show on television was the Brady Bunch. “There’s a story…” I can still sing the song and hear the tune in my head. I never stopped to wonder where the ex’s were in this blended family. It clearly did not portray the reality of blending 2 families because the ex’s were not around and the children did not have 2 homes that they went back and forth to. read more