Archive for 'Family Life'

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. - [...]

Overnight Camps and Homesickness

Overnight Camps and Homesickness

Feeling homesick is common with children at overnight camp. Fortunately for most, those homesick blues quickly pass. Going away to overnight or residential camp can be one of the more rewarding experiences of childhood. Living in [...]

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 [...]

Day Camps and Summer Childcare

Day Camps and Summer Childcare

Why day camps should be a part of your child’s summer holiday plans. Day Camps and Childcare As much as most of us enjoy the lazy, hazy days of summer, there’s another side to it. While [...]

The Importance of Family Vacations

The Importance of Family Vacations

Why taking a summer vacation with your children is so important. Family Vacations Well, it’s about that time of year again, when our thoughts turn to vacations. Summer vacations can provide some of the best memories [...]

The Importance of Allowances

The Importance of Allowances

How allowances provide our kids with more than just a little spending money. Allowances Allowances. It’s something every parent will eventually have to come to terms with because sooner or later every kid will want to [...]

Role Modelling Money Values

Role Modelling Money Values

Why parents need to walk the talk when it comes to money management. Role Modelling Finance When it comes to money, do you tell your kids to save and spend wisely, but rack up the credit [...]