Labels: Brown Eyes Vs. Blue Eyes

Often, without really thinking about it, we label our children. He's so smart, she's so shy, he's really messy, etc. Labeling can have an affect on them and future generations.

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Journaling Made Easy

In the past, I've failed miserably at keeping journals. Not only did I find committing to this daily activity difficult, I've also found it extremely boring. After giving it some thought, I decided most of us approach journaling all wrong.

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Enjoying Family Traditions

Another Christmas here and gone, with another year just around the corner. As time flies by our memories accompany us in its rush to the end. Are you building memories for your children that will last a lifetime?

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Building Memories as a Family

As our lives get busier and busier, it seems we sometimes forget the importance of building memories with family members.To help alleviate negative reactions to your family outings, create a family "bucket list."

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The World's Most Generous Philanthropists

Yesterday, one of the world's most generous philanthropists and successful businessmen died. He left a legacy for his children and grandchildren that far exceeded his wealth and fame -- a life of giving to others.

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Summer Fun

At the edge of town was a much-used swimming pond. For us girls, it was a special treat to swim each Friday afternoon. One Friday when we were in the pond, three of our most dreaded enemies…

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Your Legacy is Your Life

My mother left me a folder with stories about her life. As I read them, I realized they were her legacy. While you may think your stories are not interesting, future generations will cherish them, just as I cherish my mother's.

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A Legacy Letter to My Children and Grandchildren

I am so proud of each and every one of you. You have raised or are raising beautiful families and some of you are now stepping into the world of grandparenting… which I must say is much easier than parenting — love them and send them home to mom and dad.

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