Archive for 'Family Life'

Are You Over Scheduling Your Children?

Are You Over Scheduling Your Children?

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 [...]

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 [...]

How Divorce Affects Children’s Education

How Divorce Affects Children’s Education

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 [...]

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

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 [...]

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. [...]

How to Hug a Porcupine

How to Hug a Porcupine

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 [...]

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 [...]

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]