Reader asks for help with Daughter’s Parenting woes

Doris Wrote: “Beth, you mentioned that you have raised a number of children, and it sounds like they turned out good. Can you help me with my daughter? She has a 4 year old daughter who is running the house. I feel helpless. My granddaughter Continue reading Reader asks for help with Daughter’s Parenting woes

Those Pesky Millenials

The media is full of handwringing about those pesky Millenials! What to do, what to do?! Thought I’d weigh in since I raised 4 of them, and trained many thousands more. When your baby was learning to walk, you didn’t criticize when they fell down. Continue reading Those Pesky Millenials

American Idol Rant: Parenting

Our job as parents is to develop character in the children and give them a solid grounding for life. They are the future of this country: the future entrepreneurs and employees. The future leaders. Continue reading American Idol Rant: Parenting

Sharing Your Legacy

It was a familiar noise, the distinctive cleng cleng of a child’s bicycle. A very patient daddy rode slowly alongside his pink-helmeted little one on her matching bike. “That’s good. Slow and steady. Good. Keep the handlebars straight ahead. Looking good, sweetie.” A wave of Continue reading Sharing Your Legacy

Shame on you, Billy Ray Cyrus!

In the April 7 issue of People Magazine, Billy Ray Cyrus, the father of Miley Cyrus is quoted as saying, “I’ve always tried to be her best friend.” Now there, gentle reader, is the answer to the question, “What the hell is a 15 year Continue reading Shame on you, Billy Ray Cyrus!