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Video: How do you recharge?

Are you feeling refreshed? You’re probably not recharging by staring at screens, attending virtual meetings, and scrolling through social. Sometimes your screens have to power off in order for you to power up! On this week’s Happy Home video chat, I talk...
Podcast:  Grandparents Matter with Isabel Tom

Podcast: Grandparents Matter with Isabel Tom

Listen to the Happy Home Podcast on Access More or here: https://emfdl.noxsolutions.com/emf/media/109/episodes/IsabelTomGrandparentingMatters_ljwx.mp3 Why are grandparents so important? More than cute cat videos or the latest video games, kids need the love and...
Screen Kids with Dr. Gary Chapman

Screen Kids with Dr. Gary Chapman

Listen to the Happy Home Podcast on Access More or here: If you are feeling frustrated with the amount of time your kids are spending on screens these days… Or maybe you’re a little concerned because you’re NOT frustrated (because you’ve gotten...

Video: 3 Social Skill Drills for Your Kids

On today’s Facebook live Happy Home chat, we’re talking about basic manners that aren’t as common as they used to be. For sure, kids are comfortable with screens, but are they comfortable and courteous in social settings? Here are 3 drills to...
Podcast:  Erick Goss Safe Streaming for Kids

Podcast: Erick Goss Safe Streaming for Kids

Listen to the Happy Home Podcast on Access More or here: Especially during the pandemic, we’ve been online more and so have our kids. How can we guide what our kids are watching on streaming services like Netflix?  Do you worry about what your kids might stumble...

Video: 5 Tips for Distance Learning

How can you make virtual learning more effective for your kids?   In this week’s Happy Home Facebook live chat, I’ll explain five ways to improve your home environment for learning.  Here are the five tips and I’ll expand in the video: Exercise daily...

Video: Ask This Risky Question

What is the dominant question running through your mind throughout the day? I’ll talk about the power of asking questions and dare you to ask a family member this risky question: What is it like to be on the other side of me?  Thanks to Pastor Mike Teixeira from...
Wall Street Journal Commentary

Wall Street Journal Commentary

Here is my commentary that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on June 3, 2020, Save Your Kids from Covid’s Digital Deluge. I know some of you don’t subscribe to WSJ and weren’t able to read the commentary, so here it is: Parents used to feel guilty...
Video:  Masculinity is Not Toxic

Video: Masculinity is Not Toxic

This Father’s Day, I had the honor of hearing LTG (Ret.) William “Jerry” Boykin speak at our church Bonita Valley Community Church (online). He reminded us all of the immense value of MANHOOD and how good men are desperately needed. Our boys must be...

Video: Summertime Screen Time Help!

Need some summertime screen time help? Here’s my latest Facebook live chat with help to navigate through this coronavirus summer. Your kids are probably watching more TV and playing more video games than usual with camps and vacations canceled.  How can you make...
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