Archive for 'Family Life'
When you and your partner are having a disagreement, should you hide the fact from your children? Some experts say a firm “yes”. Losing our cool. It happens to just about everyone, but when you and [...]
For parents fed up with constant challenges to their authority-but who dread becoming tyrants in their own homes-this book provides a powerful new alternative to “because I said so.” Trusted family therapist and author Michael P. [...]
Why the family that plays together, stays together. Family Playtime Getting out doors and playing with our children isn’t just a great way to model physical fitness – it’s fun! And with summer here, a good [...]
Why the best family holiday could be right at home. Staycations Sometimes it’s easy to forget about all of the great activities available right in our own backyard. There’s local museums, pools, and parks to name [...]
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 [...]
This book explains to parents who are divorcing what they should expect when it comes to child custody. It is not designed as a weapon for “winning” the custody battle (a skirmish no one ever really [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Today’s kids are different. Our traditional parenting tactics aren’t working; in fact, they are making matters worse. Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer says, “Just as antibiotics created super bugs, old parenting methods have created the discipline-resistant child, and [...]
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, [...]
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