General Parenting Issues'

How to Deal with an Acting-Out Teenager

How to Deal with an Acting-Out Teenager

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding and challenging tasks in life. It endows us with the privilege and responsibility of helping our youngster evolve into the best being he/she can become by consistently [...]

How to Embrace Your New Child-in-Law

How to Embrace Your New Child-in-Law

Parents usually wish for their adult children to pair with a mate worthy of them. They also hope that the future son or daughter-in-law would not only be a loving match for their adult child but [...]

Help Your Firstborn Welcome the New Baby

Help Your Firstborn Welcome the New Baby

While the arrival of a second child is a joyous time for parents and family, it may be a mildly traumatic and perplexing event for the older child. As parents negotiate the practical aspects of managing [...]

How to help your young children thrive

How to help your young children thrive

All parents want their children to do well academically, socially and emotionally, to develop life-skills and become confident, happy and successful adults. How can parents facilitate their children’s ability to achieve these goals confidently and well? [...]

Resolve child-rearing differences

Resolve child-rearing differences

All parents love their children and intend to provide them with the best opportunities for a happy, healthy and productive life. Yet, all individuals have their own distinct personality, family history, ideas and parenting beliefs that [...]

Why we need to forgive our parents

Why we need to forgive our parents

Many adults carry childhood hurts, pain, shame, inadequacy or doubts about their lovability and worth due to their parents’ treatment, words, attitudes or behaviors. How can adults free themselves from the bonds of these memories, forgive [...]

The ultimate parental sacrifice

The ultimate parental sacrifice

Most parents dedicate themselves to loving, protecting and guiding their children towards maturity and self-sufficiency. The ultimate parental sacrifice is abdicating these responsibilities by sending their unescorted young children on a long and arduous journey to [...]

Fatherhood is not in the DNA

Fatherhood is not in the DNA

With the blessings of advanced technological methods, many previously unknown social questions are now easily answered through simple medical testing. Paternity validation is one of the formerly illusive pieces of information that impacts many social, psychological, [...]