Chickens!

We finally have chickens again! Now that they are here, the kids are eating so many eggs the hens can’t keep up with the demand! Our new chicken coop is coyote and raccoon proof and soon will have an opening into the barn with a heat lamp to keep ‘em...

Stress—Avoiding it and it’s Effects

 When my children first joined our family from foster care, I was only beginning to understand how stress could completely destroy a person’s ability to make good decisions.  I had no idea the extreme results of stress on the body (things like shortness of breath and...

Abilities Conference

This weekend I’ll be participating in the Abilities conference at Greenfield High School. This conference offers help and encouragement to families with children dealing with Autism, Learning Issues, emotional delays and even Down’s Syndrome. My friend,...

Buy My New E-Book WIN BIG!!

It ought to be enough that I wrote the book. It ought to be enough that I am offering one free month of my Hands on Parenting Newsletter with every purchase. Alas, there are those who do not believe it is enough. Namely, my two sons. So here’s what we are going...