General Parenting Issues'

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, [...]

Does Technology Harm Human Connectedness?

Does Technology Harm Human Connectedness?

Human connection enables our brains to mature, our emotions to evolve and our bodies to develop healthily. Throughout life, our social connection to others nourishes us, validates our worth, intensifies human bonding and secures our physical [...]

Help Your Child Become a Competent Adult

Help Your Child Become a Competent Adult

All parents love their children and intend to help them become competent, successful, self-sufficient and emotionally resilient adults. Not all parents are clear about how to facilitate these transformations. Untested theories have previously posited that children’s [...]

Is Playing Frivolous?

Is Playing Frivolous?

Most parents implore their children to first do their homework and their chores before they are permitted to play. “Work before play” is also a well-heeded self-edict of many adults. Are these premises correct? Could play [...]