Have You Ever Told Your Kid A "Little White Lie?"

If you're a parent, there are time when you just have to bend the truth a bit with your kids. We've all done it for one reason or another and, as long as they're only "little white lies," we're probably not doing any long-term psychological damage to our offspring.

Happy Heart Story.......

It's amazing what kids can do. A six year old boy in Indiana named Malachi Fronczak started a lemonade stand a few years ago. Malachi wants to be a police officer when her grows up, so he always made sure that first responders, police officers, and fireman received free cups of lemonade. Unfortunately, a police…

'Piggyback Driver' Puts Kids In 'Control' Of Parents

There was a time when I was the Piggyback King, but that time was many years ago. My oldest son is now taller than me and driving his own car. My youngest is not far behind in both cases. But even when I could still hoist them up on my shoulders, I felt like I…

Not All The News Is Bad

If there were a way to buy stock in bad news, we could all get rich very quickly. Production and consumption of bad news have never been higher, and it doesn't look like that is going to slow down any time soon. As a member of the media, I have no qualms about blaming the…

Top 10 Family-Friendly Flicks Coming In 2018

The new year brings with it a slew of family-friendly films to the multiplex. You'll be seeing a lot of familiar characters and storylines, but they might all be new to your little ones. Half the fun of taking your kids to the movies is rediscovering a little magic for yourself. Click on the titles…

Saddles For Parents? Neigh!

As a father of two, I've given my fair share of piggyback rides. When my sons were really small, I could easily hoist them up onto my shoulders, too. Now that they're both teenagers, this old horse is retired. But who knows? Maybe I'll be put back into service for a grandchild or two someday.…