Growing Plants, Growing People (In a Harsh Climate)

You expose tender seedlings to the outdoors gradually. That is what makes them strong, beautiful, useful plants that offer healthy fruit and delight you for a long time. Plants thrive on sun and water. They don’t thrive when it is cold, frozen and windy. Children and adolescents are a bit like young plants: they needContinue reading “Growing Plants, Growing People (In a Harsh Climate)”


Of all the skills you can awaken in your son as a parent, emotional literacy is the most important. Not only will it give him the building blocks for success on the job and in his approach to life, but also for his long relationships, especially romantic relationships. It is common knowledge that a relationshipContinue reading “Sons”