I love you, but…

A few years ago, when my grandson Ethan was a lot younger, my friend Linda gave me a book called, “How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?”. It’s a story about dinosaurs (children) who do all sorts of kid-like things that make the parents frazzled, but then turn around and do something sweet that touches […]

The Building Blocks of a Peaceful Home

I’m convinced “peaceful” doesn’t just happen, not with people or relationships or careers and definitely not with homes. I know people who always seem frantic and stressed (and I’ve been there more often than I like to admit) and I know people who seem to actually “float” through their lives buoyed by an endless stream […]