Parenting young children'

How to decide what is best for your child

How to decide what is best for your child

Though many books, classes, articles and parenting experts teach methods of effective parenting, most parents still struggle, at times, with determining which option would best serve their child in any given situation. In her book “Peaceful [...]

Fathers are their daughters’ guiding lights

Fathers are their daughters’ guiding lights

Both parents have a crucial role in helping their daughter become all that she can be. Yet, mothers and fathers have unique roles in facilitating their daughter’s healthy, secure and successful maturation. In The Effects of [...]

Fathers have a crucial role in raising their sons

Fathers have a crucial role in raising their sons

Fathers’ participation in their children’s day-to-day care has markedly evolved over the past thirty years. As male/female roles within the marriage have changed, men have shared greater childrearing responsibilities and have greatly enhanced their children’s lives. [...]

Curb your marital conflicts for the sake of your children

Curb your marital conflicts for the sake of your children

Most couples disagree and many engage in arguments. Those who escalate their disagreements to fights and do so in front of their children are inadvertently harming their youngsters. Children understand that parents do not always see [...]

The wonders of today’s young dads

The wonders of today’s young dads

Having been a young parent in the 20th Century, it is heartwarming to observe current young fathers interaction with their children. The new parenting styles have not only embraced the father’s role in childrearing but have [...]

Facilitate your young child’s future success

Facilitate your young child’s future success

Many parents begin to fret early in their child’s life about planning the appropriate academic preparation to ensure his/her success in life. Though the scholastic ladder is an important element in preparation for a better life, [...]

Help your children adjust to their stepparent

Help your children adjust to their stepparent

Today’s high rates of divorce and remarriage have led to the creation of many step- families. Both the parents and the children face difficult practical and emotional adjustments to their new family constellation. In “Family& Relationships,” [...]

Gratitude for grandparents who raise their grandchildren

Gratitude for grandparents who raise their grandchildren

The Holiday season heightens people’s gratitude for their blessings, prompts their sharing and magnifies the value of family connections. With all the noted contributions of many, those who raise their grandchildren seem to be underrepresented in [...]