Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey

2020-07-01T22:55:05+00:00

Congratulations on your decision for adopting a child! This choice is not typically an easy one—nor should it be. After all, welcoming a new child into your home and life is an important one. Plenty of highs and lows are involved in the adoption journey. Thankfully, support is more abundant [...]

Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey2020-07-01T22:55:05+00:00

Is Your Graduate About to Transition to College? Here’s How to Help

2020-07-01T23:01:04+00:00

Your graduate has finished high school and is about to transition to college—time to celebrate! It was a long journey to get here, and you couldn’t be more proud of their achievement. However, you also know that this is an important time in their lives, as they transition to living independently [...]

Is Your Graduate About to Transition to College? Here’s How to Help2020-07-01T23:01:04+00:00

Adjusting to Parenthood: How Can You Meet Your Baby’s Needs and Yours?

2020-07-01T23:02:08+00:00

Adjusting to parenthood for the first time requires one very important key—balance. Yet, as with many life endeavors, it’s easier said than done. After all, there’s so much to do every day…and every night, too. You give all you can to meet your baby's needs. Often, this leaves your own needs [...]

Adjusting to Parenthood: How Can You Meet Your Baby’s Needs and Yours?2020-07-01T23:02:08+00:00

Connecting Rituals: How to Build Better Relationships with Your Kids

2020-07-01T19:55:59+00:00

Connecting rituals are routines and traditions that help us build our relationships. Every good relationship has them. However, these rituals are particularly poignant when parents establish them with their children. Understand the Role of Connecting Rituals First of all, all routines help add stability to children’s lives. They thrive when [...]

Connecting Rituals: How to Build Better Relationships with Your Kids2020-07-01T19:55:59+00:00

How to Downshift from a Big Job to Start a Family

2019-01-11T13:47:26+00:00

You know that you are ready to start a family. However, you also know that you have worked really hard to establish yourself in your career. What you don’t know is how you are going to balance it all. It certainly isn’t easy to downshift from a big job. After [...]

How to Downshift from a Big Job to Start a Family2019-01-11T13:47:26+00:00

Understanding the Insidious Side of the Fun Parent Syndrome

2019-01-11T13:55:53+00:00

Have you ever joked about Fun Parent Syndrome? While it may be funny in the movies, this problem affects many families. It really is not a joke at all. Sure, being “the fun parent” might sound fun. However, the other parent is not the only one who suffers. The fun [...]

Understanding the Insidious Side of the Fun Parent Syndrome2019-01-11T13:55:53+00:00

5 Powerful Ways to Prepare Your Relationship for the Empty Nest

2019-01-11T14:00:30+00:00

It is all too easy to forget to prepare your relationship for the empty nest. After all, you are busy focusing on your child leaving the house. You have a lot to do to make that happen. Additionally, you want to spend as much time with your child as you [...]

5 Powerful Ways to Prepare Your Relationship for the Empty Nest2019-01-11T14:00:30+00:00

Parents, Tired of Hearing “I’m Bored?” – Create a Summer Schedule the Whole Family Can Enjoy

2019-01-11T19:47:45+00:00

Families benefit from creating a summer schedule. Summertime is a wonderful time for members of a family to enjoy being together. The days are long, and there are many opportunities for leisure. However, there can be a lot of family stress during those long days. Kids aren't used to unstructured [...]

Parents, Tired of Hearing “I’m Bored?” – Create a Summer Schedule the Whole Family Can Enjoy2019-01-11T19:47:45+00:00

Parenting Skills: What Comes First? Baby’s Needs, Yours, or Your Partner’s?

2019-01-11T20:28:48+00:00

You’re adjusting to life with a baby. You know your parenting skills will be put to the test. But you may not realize that those skills will be needed, not only to care for your baby but also to care for yourself and your partner. In fact, your success as [...]

Parenting Skills: What Comes First? Baby’s Needs, Yours, or Your Partner’s?2019-01-11T20:28:48+00:00

Parenting a Teen: Learn to Empathize with the Turmoil of Adolescence

2020-07-01T19:21:32+00:00

“I hate you!” your daughter screams, as she slams her bedroom door. “Whatever.” Your teenage son’s look broadcasts his utter contempt for your geezerhood. You think, “Who took my lovely child, the one who respected me and hung onto my every word, and left this surly questioner of everything I [...]

Parenting a Teen: Learn to Empathize with the Turmoil of Adolescence2020-07-01T19:21:32+00:00
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