In-laws, Step Families and The Blend: Five Tips to Navigate the Relationship

As we work through the five tips that follow, keep in mind this principle: “Wear beige and keep your mouth shut.” It effectively summarizes the best approach to navigating and improving a relationship with an in-law. One woman told me, “I’m surprised my tongue doesn’t have scars from the number of times I’ve had to […]

Practical Ideas for Influencing Your Grandkids

There are so many practical ways to influence your grandkids. Here are several ideas to get you started: Be present. Be fun. Be generous. Your presence matters. I call this “the power of being there.” Even if your grandkids are scattered around the country, you can be their digital positive influence. Keep in touch regularly. […]