Holding my child close is easier than letting go of my teenager.
Back to school time is a perfect time to hit the reset button and set goals for you and your children. How I wish I had set my back to school goals prior to the start of school. I didn’t want the shimmering, loosely-structured summer of play to end. However, a part of me welcomed the schedule and […]
What makes a successful sports parent? While at my son’s soccer game on Sunday, – Father’s Day – I saw most parents rooting for their boy’s team and enjoying the game. Also watching the game from the sidelines was a lone ranger-of-a-dad, muttering to himself. His son’s team was losing. The referee made a call […]
Losing a parent is a profound loss at any age. Children especially have trouble realizing that the loss is permanent, and they can’t organize their emotions the way an adult can. When friend Bob Dedrick lost his battle with cancer, Rob Hovey, of Canandaigua, wanted to do something for Dedrick’s family. But he didn’t know […]