Keith McCurdy

KEITH McCURDY: No Time for Chores?

I hear this complaint from parents on a regular basis….”Johnny just doesn’t have any time for chores.” Not only is this a testament to just how busy we have...

Parenting 911….HELP!

“It’s an unfortunate time of year” quoted a parent recently, commenting on the first nine...

Teen Curfew Leads to Detachment

Summer is here and hundreds of new teenage drivers are hitting the streets with new...

Grumbling is an Opportunity for Growth

A common question asked by many parents is “How can I get my child to...

Social Media….Not!

I just spent the weekend with a bunch of Boy Scouts and leaders in the...

How Can I Make Friends?

How can I make friends?  What a great question.  Unfortunately this is not the question that most kids ask when they are struggling socially. ...

In Sickness and In Health

Is there a particularly healthy attitude to have in marriage?  This question, or some form of it, comes up quite frequently in premarital counseling. ...

Four Dead Trees and Counting

I have this tree in my front yard; actually it is tree number four.  Several years ago while having a sewage line repaired, the root...

Planning for School Success – A Very Good Idea

Now, I am not saying that summer is almost over, but, school IS just around the corner.  Many kids in the area return to...

No Marriage Can Survive Without This Essential Ingredient

Just recently, as a family project, we bought a boat.  Yes, I know the old saying, “the two happiest days in a boat owner’s...