Archive for 'Family Life'
Teaching our kids to value more than just the material things in life. Gifts vs Nature Particularly at this time of year, it’s difficult to convince kids that there’s more to life than just stuff, after [...]
Why creating special family memories is important to children. Family Traditions Do you have memories of special traditions from your childhood? These traditions are what sets one family apart from another and become the special stories [...]
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 [...]
Statistics tell us that about 50% of us move every five years. If that move entails a change of school for your tween or teen, then chances are you can expect a few bumps along the [...]
Are we over scheduling our children? Today’s kids can have so many activities and lessons that they have to attend that they end up stressed out. During the school year many parents take on the role [...]
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 [...]
No matter what age your child is, separation or divorce will have an effect, particularly in the school-aged child. Statistics tell us that more than half of all divorce cases involve children. But statistics can’t describe [...]
How to help the tween or teen overcome sibling rivalry. Sibling Rivalry Sibling rivalry among young children is common, and hopefully they outgrow it by the time they are tweens or teens. But if rivalry persists [...]
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. [...]
Yesterday, your child was a sweet, well-adjusted eight-year-old. Today, a moody, disrespectful twelve-year-old. What happened? And more important, how do you handle it? How you respond to these whirlwind changes will not only affect your child’s [...]
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