Recently, I reposted about the fact that we don’t allow our children to just date. Since I posted it, many people have asked my husband and I, ” what’s the difference, isn’t dating the same as courting?” I thought I would follow up that post with a little more clarity to our courtship rules and
When I was a child my parents were very organized and routine. I thought all families were until I got old enough to go to my friends’ houses. I think some people just naturally prefer routine and order. I think some of us run to order and routine because the chaos of life is too
Updated:8/16/2022A friend asked me what I would do if my sixteen-year-old daughter asked to have a boyfriend? That is a big question. Another question we get often is, do your kids date or court? I think there is a lot to these questions, but the simple answer is it doesn’t matter what you call it.
This past week I spent the whole week with my extended family. Every year we get together for a week. This is a huge gathering of people coming and going all week. I have sixteen siblings, so you can imagine when we all get together with our children, and their children it is a large
Can I spoil my baby? If I feed my baby on demand am I telling her she is the boss? If I hold my baby to put him down for a nap, am I spoiling him? I have had people ask me these questions a lot. I am sure it is because I come