Archive for 'Family Life'

End of the Workday

End of the Workday

A few tips on how to handle the end of workday madness. End of the Work Day The end of the workday can be a trying time for families.  Most everyone has been away at work [...]

Parents Get Less Colds Than Childless Adults

Parents Get Less Colds Than Childless Adults

According to researchers, parents are less likely to suffer from a cold than non-parents.  Researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University exposed about 800 adults to the common cold virus and then monitored them while in quarantine.  [...]

The Importance of Family Mealtime

The Importance of Family Mealtime

Sitting down for a family meal provides more than just good nutrition. It can provide real quality time for the entire household. When it comes to our children’s nutrition, we usually think more about what our [...]

Chores

Chores

The family that works together plays together. Chores Having our children help around the house is a big part of being in a family.  But if your  kids and spouse balk at helping out, you may [...]

Family Meetings

Family Meetings

The benefit of calling a family meeting to order in your home. Family Meetings While family meals are a great way to connect with our kids on a regular basis, they’re not the best time to [...]

Nutrition and Immune System

Nutrition and Immune System

The role nutrition plays in keeping our children’s immune system healthy. Nutrition and Immune System While it’s common for children to come down with a half a dozen or more colds a year, there are things [...]

Granparents and Divorce

Granparents and Divorce

A look at the role grandparents play after a couple divorces. Grandparents and Divorce Grandparents play a special role in children’s lives, but when a child’s parents divorce, a grandparent’s role can change.  However with the [...]

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Imagine your baby not babbling or cooing, or gesturing with points and waves by 12 months, not saying a single word by 16 months, or not using two-word phrases on his or her own by 24 [...]

Summer Activities

Summer Activities

A few how-to directions when it comes to playing with our kids. Summer Activities The last thing most parents want to see is their child vegging out on the couch all summer, watching TV or playing [...]

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 [...]