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Journaling to improve communication…or not

Jan 17, 2017 ● By Today's Family

Columnist Stacy Turner was excited to give her daughters each a special journal to stay connected with them. But like many well-intentioned ideas, the journal project eventually flopped.

Take a cue from your younger self and enjoy each holiday moment

Nov 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

As a child, December was one of my favorite times of the year. Instead of checklists of gifts to buy and cards to send and chores to complete, I enjoyed the season, moment by moment.

Mommy Chronicles

Oct 24, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Unfortunately, parenting doesn’t come with a handbook. No matter how much you read about what to expect, there isn’t a fast guide to refer to for some of the unexpected things that occur.

Master procrastinator mom hopes to learn from daughter

Sep 20, 2016 ● By Today's Family

I don’t want to brag, but I’m something of a master procrastinator. Don’t be jealous -- It’s a skill I’ve been honing for as long as I can remember.

Mommy Chronicles

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Even though my kids have returned to school and the opportunities for family adventures are now limited to weekends and days off school, we plan to continue seeking out simple adventures.

Create lasting summer memories with UNprogrammed activities

Aug 01, 2016 ● By Today's Family

As August arrives, don’t give in to the pressure to pack tons of adventures into every last minute. Give your kids the chance to be bored. That’s where some of the best memories can happen.

A father's love takes root

Jun 01, 2016 ● By Today's Family

This Father’s Day, remember that the most treasured gift you can share is being present with your kids.