Ways to Tame the Cell Phone Beast

Winter in Austin has been different this year – colder, drippier, cloudier. We even had snow and ice a few times. My grandkids have spent more time indoors as a result where it’s tempting to turn to screens – especially my grandsons. I notice however...

Learning to Be Still

Please check out “So Here’s the Thing” with Kathi Lipp, her podcast which offers parents hope, humor and how to’s.  I was thrilled to be a part of her podcast this week, which features Erin’s and my book Free to Parent.  You can hear the...

The Art of Memory

 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 I am memorizing the Sermon on the Mount.  All 111 verses by Christmas. A declining memory  is excusable at my age.  Expected. And I am no genius. In fact I have a very average...

Improving Memory

I recently wrote about a new cognitive condition being reported on called digital dementia that is affecting some even in their early teens and twenties.  This condition – a result of the overuse of digital technology –  leads to unbalanced brain...