Archive for 'Family Life'

Curbing Obesity

Curbing Obesity

The connection between family mealtime and preventing obesity. Curbing Obesity The alarm bells have rung; today’s children are becoming increasingly overweight. Our children’s eating habits are leading to a tremendous increase in type 2 diabetes and [...]

Listening Deeply to Children

Listening Deeply to Children

How just listening can help our children learn inner discipline. Deep Listening We often hear how important it is to really listen to our children.  Real listening means we need to stop what we’re doing, sit [...]

Simple Family Fun

Simple Family Fun

How to enjoy time with your kids without breaking the bank. Simple Family Fun When you listen to children talk abut their favorite memories, they often mention the simple things like camping trips, bonfires on a [...]

Family Events and Togetherness

Family Events and Togetherness

From  carving pumpkins to jumping in leaf piles, a  look at why the family that plays together stays together. Family Events Today, many families’ lives are jam packed with school, work and activities from household chores to [...]

Family TV Time

Family TV Time

How movies, television and video games can bring families closer. Family TV Time In this day and age, both parents and kids are busy with commitments. Which is why family, movie and even video game nights [...]

Child-Led Quality Time

Child-Led Quality Time

The benefits of letting kids take the lead with fun, family activities. Family Quality Time When it comes to spending one-on-one quality time with our children, or planning fun family activities, parents often take the lead. [...]

Effects of Parental Fights on Children

Effects of Parental Fights on Children

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 [...]

Stop Arguing with Your Kids

Stop Arguing with Your Kids

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. [...]

Family Playtime

Family Playtime

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 [...]

Staycations

Staycations

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 [...]