Week 1, Day 5

Week 1 Theme: Key Life Lessons Day 5 Point: Mantras My wife had to go out of town for a week, so I became Mr. Mom. One time my kids came and gave me the famous line: "We’re bored!" My response: “It’s not my job to solve your problems, it’s my job to help you solve your […]

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Week 3, Day 4

Week 3 Theme: Love Day 4 Point: Love Grows Love grows when you focus and notice the positive. The more positive attributes you can see, the more you will love. Action Point: Make a list of your child’s 10 best positive qualities. Ask your spouse to make a list as well, then compare notes.

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Week 1, Day 4

Week 1 Theme: Key Life Lessons Day 4 Point: Pass the Salt A common mistake parents make is when they pass the salt. I often see this scene: A child asks an aunt or uncle to pass the salt, and the parent immediately reminds the child, “How do you ask?!”  The child forgot to say “please.”  […]

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Week 1, Day 3

Week 1 Theme: Key Life Lessons Day 3 Point: The Parent Trap We all feel good after a cranky baby is soothed to sleep with a small smile on his or her face, either because they needed changing, a bottle, nursing, or just to be held. This leads, inevitably, to what I call “The parent trap.” […]

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