Archive for 'Parents'

Family Road Trips

Family Road Trips

The benefits of unplugging our kids while on a family road trip. Family Road Trips Hitting the open road with kids in tow is a great way to see our country, not to mention it’s a [...]

Visiting Out-of-Town Relatives with Children

Visiting Out-of-Town Relatives with Children

Visiting friends and a long lost relatives in other cities is often a great break for parents.  As nice as these visits may be, it’s difficult for children to be on their best behavior. In fact, [...]

Teens and Job Safety

Teens and Job Safety

Is your teen risking life and limb at his part time or summer job? What your teen needs to know when she heads into the work force.  While part-time or summer jobs can give teens a [...]

Keeping Camping with Family Fun and Safe

Keeping Camping with Family Fun and Safe

When you take your kids camping in the great outdoors, there are a few things you must keep in mind, for safety’s sake. Camping during summer holidays is one of the best ways of experiencing a [...]

Democracy In Families

Democracy In Families

 Should families be run as a democracy? Democracy in Families As parents, it’s tempting to lay down the rules and expect our children to abide by them..  But if we want to raise kids who can [...]

Stay at Home Dads

Stay at Home Dads

Stay at home dads. How this role reversal is shaping today’s families. Stay at Home Dads Back in the 70’s, one in every 100 stay-at-home parents was a dad. Today stay-at-home dads are much more common [...]

Divorce and Fathers

Divorce and Fathers

Single parent dads. Staying the number one man in your children’s lives. Divorce and Fathers Statistics tell us that more than 40% of couples will divorce or separate.  That means a lot of families experience the [...]

The Shutdown Learner

The Shutdown Learner

The important role fathers have in their children’s education, coming up next on The Parent Report. Dad’s and Kids Education There’s a lot of research that shows children who have dads who care and get involved [...]

Media and Dad’s

Media and Dad’s

 A look at how the media portrays today’s fathers. Media and Dad’s Statistics tell us that more than 40% of couples will divorce or separate.  That means a lot of families experience the upheaval and change [...]

Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]