General Parenting Issues'

What Young Children Can Teach Us

What Young Children Can Teach Us

Parents, grandparents, teachers and most adults are invested in helping children learn, expand their minds and participate in life’s experiences that excite them.  Observing youngsters’ enthusiasm and delight with new discoveries and experience life’s marvels with [...]

Excelling as a Parent

Excelling as a Parent

Excelling in the early years of parenting  Becoming a parent is one of the most enthralling experiences in life. Being a parent evokes extreme emotions such as: excitement and caution, confidence and insecurity, awe and humility, [...]

Role with Aging Parents

Role with Aging Parents

The blessing of today’s increased longevity has produced new challenges for adult children in managing their aging parents’ lives. Many adults are puzzled by their aging parents’ changed behaviors, habits or affect and often feel at [...]

How to empower your teenager

How to empower your teenager

Raising adolescents is undoubtedly a most challenging task. Yet, some parents experience less stress than others in mastering this parenting stage. How can you lower your stress and facilitate your youngster’s smoother transition to adulthood? Many [...]

Attention seeking child

Attention seeking child

Babies do it, children do it and even adults seek attention and validation from their primary caregivers/loved ones. Some parents find their children’s continual need for attention exhausting and depleting. Understanding the underlying physiological and psychological [...]

Questions to Young Children

Questions to Young Children

Parents, grandparents and even strangers often desire to connect with young children. Yet, some well-intentioned adults often err in the way they phrase their questions to children. Some seemingly factual or innocuous inquiries may actually hurt [...]

Create a close family for your adolescent

Create a close family for your adolescent

From adolescence on most people can describe whether or not their family was closely connected. What are the benefits of having a close family and how can parents create the environment that enhances their children’s lifelong [...]

Parenting teaches partnership

Parenting teaches partnership

Parenthood can make you a better partner. Romantic love and parental love are very different. Yet, if we add to our marriage the elements of unconditional love and caring that we naturally practice with our children [...]