Archive for December, 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Merry Christmas! Not long ago, during an informal gathering of our staff, I asked, "Growing up, what was important to you about Christmas?" Just about everyone talked about what they did with their family, that time together.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Looking back on 2010, I didn't laugh quite enough with my kids. How about you?
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Several years ago in December, we posed the question, What if this were your last Christmas? The goal of the exercise was to think about what we might do differently during the Christmas season if we knew this was our last one. It's a sober thought, but one worth considering. You can read that article here.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Author Elizabeth Marquardt recently wrote about the importance of marriage for children, based on extensive research. Specifically, she addressed the questions, "Should parents stay married for the children?" And, "Is a 'good enough' marriage good for kids?" Her answer might be eye-opening or even controversial to some: In many cases, "yes."