Archive for 'Family Life'

The Role of Grandparents

The Role of Grandparents

Why grandparents are so important in the lives of today’s families. The Role of Grandparents Whether grandparents live in the same home, the same town or miles and miles away, they hold a special place in [...]

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 [...]

Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding

What to do when breastfeeding seems like an impossible task. Breast Feeding When it comes to feeding babies, breastfeeding provides all the nutrients that infants need, and it protects them from many common childhood illnesses.  It [...]

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 [...]

Family Reunions During the Holiday Seasons

Family Reunions During the Holiday Seasons

Planning to reunite with family and friends over the holiday season? We unwrap the secrets to making holiday reunions fun for the whole family. Holidays like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas are even better when families gather [...]

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 [...]