When my daughters were little, I had two important realizations that changed the course of my parental life.
I recognized that their childhood was going to fly by, like a flash of lightning in a summer sky. Before I knew it, they would be out of our nest. And, I recognized, that as a full time working parent, my time with them would be limited. Like most parents, I had to balance work, parenthood, household responsibilities—in other words, the laundry of life. How was I going to approach this time-limited opportunity?
In that instant, I made several major parental decisions.... Read More