Think of a family as a healthy potted fern. A plant is made up of small individual stems and branches that, as separate entities, appear fragile and unsteady. From a distance, the whole appears as a mass of green foliage that forms a solid picture and is described as a plant.
Hello from beautiful Montana: What constitutes respect? Do you have to like someone to be considerate, kind and courteous? How do you work in a relationship where there is an uneven balance of power? Listening to each other is important
Parents and families are the foundations of the world. Dads are important to children and society as a whole. What we fail to teach in childhood, can never truly be made up for in adulthood. As important as mothers are
Cardboard Boxes and Blank Walls- the Challenge of Every Military Wife © Judy H. Wright http://www.ArtichokePress.com What do you mean we have to be across the country next week? How can the kids be pulled out of sports, school and
Hello from Montana: Can Young Children be Expected to Have Manners? We have a house full of visitors this summer and lots of children running in and out of the doors, and lots of fingers grabbing for food. I am
Hello from beautiful Montana: Father's day will be here soon and there will be many young people who are sad they have no one in their lives to fill that role. Many of the families I work with on a
Hello from beautiful Montana: Today we are going to the Habitat for Humanity office. No, not to sign up to help build a home for someone in our community. Unfortunately, I have an auto-immune condition that makes my muscles weak
Cereal. Mush. Oatmeal. Granola. Fruit Loops. Frosted Flakes. Cheerios. Captain Crunch. Kix. Raisin Bran and Choco-berries. I will take my $100 bill, double coupons and newspaper ad for items on sale and I will go shopping. My list will include