Archive for 'Family Life'

The Benefits of Family Meetings

The Benefits of Family Meetings

Family meetings are a great way to set limits because it gives both parents and children a say in the family’s rules. Many experts see family meetings as an ideal opportunity to open the doors 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 [...]

Helping Kids Cope with a Parent’s Job Loss

Helping Kids Cope with a Parent’s Job Loss

The loss of a job impacts everyone in a family, including kids. But there are ways to help your children understand and cope with your job loss. Raising a family can feel overwhelming when job loss [...]

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 [...]

Over-Scheduled and Stressed Out Teens

Over-Scheduled and Stressed Out Teens

Is your teen taking on too much? From part-time jobs to band and sports, too many activities can play havoc with your teen’s academic success. Is your teen contemplating taking on a part-time job while attending [...]

When Kids Spend Too Much Time With Friends

When Kids Spend Too Much Time With Friends

While friendship is important to children, too much time with friends can spell trouble. Kids and Friends While it’s important and natural for children to have friends, when friends become their number one focus, problems can [...]

The Family Virtues Guide

The Family Virtues Guide

Compiled by “The Virtues Project”, an international organization dedicated to inspiring spiritual growth in young and old alike, this multicultural, interfaith handbook shows parents and teachers how to turn words into actions and ideals into realities. [...]

Now I Know Why Tigers Eat Their Young

Now I Know Why Tigers Eat Their Young

“My teenager is driving me crazy!” Sound familiar? Dr. Peter Marshall has revised and updated his popular guide for parents trying to cope with the mood swings, the rebellious nature, and, of course, just the general [...]

Girls Will Be Girls

Girls Will Be Girls

Girls Will Be Girls will enlighten parents on ways to empower girls from age 6 to 16 to face today’s challenging world. Author Joann Deak uses the latest brain research to illustrate the exciting new ways [...]

Father Your Son

Father Your Son

In Father Your Son, clinical psychologist Stephan B. Poulter draws from more than 20 years specializing in father-son relationship counseling to offer a program that helps fathers confront – and conquer – their fears of repeating [...]