Archive for 'Family Life'

6 Ways to Teach Children Gratitude

6 Ways to Teach Children Gratitude

Come autumn, a lot of families turn their thoughts to gratitude, with many sitting down and to give thanks. While Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, there are simple ways we can make gratitude a part of [...]

Divorce and Successful Shared Parenting

Divorce and Successful Shared Parenting

Whether you live in separate homes or separate cities, sharing the parenting of a child requires a special touch, and a willingness to put your child’s needs and feelings ahead of your own. Today, many marriages [...]

No Regrets Parenting

No Regrets Parenting

No Regrets Parenting is a book for busy parents in our busy times. Many parents find the challenges of being all things to all people daunting. How to do it all? How to stay sane while [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Unplugged Family Vacation

Unplugged Family Vacation

How to plan the perfect summer vacation without a big budget. Unplugged Vacations With summer vacation right around the corner, you may be scrambling to come up with the perfect family holiday. But here’s a thought. [...]

Vacations Plans and Divorce

Vacations Plans and Divorce

Balancing the summer school break when divorce is part of your family. Vacations and Divorce Summer time can create special challenges for families where divorce is part of the picture. For children with two parents in [...]

5 Steps to Explaining Divorce to Children

5 Steps to Explaining Divorce to Children

If you’re going through a separation or divorce, it’s important to explain this difficult situation to your children in a sensitive and timely manner. Separation and divorce are one of life’s most difficult challenges, especially when [...]

Children & Christmas Traditions

Children & Christmas Traditions

It’s not the latest toy.  What kids really want for Christmas. Christmas Traditions When it comes to the holiday season, many of us  stress out and overspend , determined to get the perfect gift for our [...]

Discussing Scary News with Children

Discussing Scary News with Children

Today, another shooting covers the news. Add to that the recent stories of the Paris attacks, Syrian refugees desperately fleeing their homeland, climate change, and natural catastrophes, it can look like a big, bad world to children. [...]