September 3, 2014

Gail's Parenting Blog - Goals


I believe our goal is to raise and guide all children to develop who they really are, with their own unique gifts and challenges.  We want to help our children to adjust, contribute to society and become responsible adults.  We want to guide them to grow...

August 23, 2014

Gary's Nutrition Tips

We all have  limited amount of time every day. Work, errands, and house chores consume most of it. So, what about nutritious meals for you and your family? Unfortunately, probably the most important part of the day falls by the wayside. We reach for a can of chili or a box of processed cereal to simplify life. We consume preservatives, bad fats, sugar and excessive salt. How can we possibly have the time and the energy to provide the proper nutrition for you and your family? The answer is...

Gail's Parenting Blog Introduction


When I was pregnant with my first child, Jay, I read many books on raising children.  I thought this made me an expert and I then knew all about children and how they behaved.  When Jay was born he did not follow the books, so I believed the books were wrong and concluded, “So, this is what children are really like.”  After all, I had a child and so I knew everything!  Right?  Then David was born.  He was different than Jay.  How could that be?  By the time Bobby and Andrew came along, I began to realize that all children are different and I really did not know very much.  Later, as the children began to teach me, and I experienced more of life, I realized how little we really know about raising children.  This is such an important task, and most of us are not prepared...

August 4, 2014