Archive for 'Family Life'

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 [...]

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House of Dad’s?

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House of Dad’s?

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 [...]

Honey, I Wrecked the Kids

Honey, I Wrecked the Kids

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 [...]

How to Cope With Sibling Jealousy

How to Cope With Sibling Jealousy

What to do when your children are jealous of one another. Sibling Jealousy If there’s one sure way to create a little sibling rivalry among kids, it’s to treat two siblings differently. That’s because kids have [...]

How to Find Summer Childcare

How to Find Summer Childcare

Finding good childcare over the summer school break can be a daunting task. Summer Childcare When our kids start school full time, many of us breathe a sigh of relief. Childcare is no longer an issue, [...]