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Set an Alarm for ‘Connection Time’ With Your Kids and Pets

Just because you’re home with your partner, kids, or pets all the time now doesn’t mean you’ve gotten any better at spending time with each other. In fact, the opposite could be true; you might feel like there’s a little too much time being spent together right now. But quantity…

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Start a ‘Conversation Journal’ With Your Kids

When I was in high school, I had a notebook that I passed around with two friends. We’d each take turns writing in it, handing it off in the hallways between classes like one endless spiral-bound note — texting before there was texting. We’d draw pictures, we’d complain about how…