Parenting

game night

3 Reasons Why Every Family Should Bring Back Game Night

The average American family spends about 37 minutes of quality time together during the weekends, according to Study Finds. Due to hectic work lifestyles and complex school schedules, families often find themselves spending...

Helping Your Children Overcome Adversity in Life

The modern world is full of change…lots of it…which often leads to fear and suffering too. It sometimes seems that “change” is accelerating every week. It’s a challenge for everyone but children are the ones...

3 Screen-Free Ways To Curb Boredom In Kids

Electronic screens boasting captivating apps with alluring graphics and stimulating sounds are taking up more and more of your children’s time. At present, the average American child between the ages of 8...

Life Tips for Your College Student

College is a stressful time. Most freshmen are 17 or 18 and are alone in the world for the first time. We collected tips to make it through just a little bit...
Roadtrip

Why You Should Take a Family Road Trip

Some of my fondest memories are of my brother and I crammed into the back of my parents minivan, eyes glued out the window at the stunning landscape passing by. As a...

Being a Beast – Not a Burden: How to Support the Spouse at Home...

“Don’t forget to pick up more salt for the driveway on your way home from school today, Max!” I call after my 16-year-old as he heads for the door.  “I love you!”

Stepping Out: Preparing for Business Travel and Work Relocation

It’s that feeling I get when stepping out from a bungie jumping platform.  “No turning back now.  Whatever is going to happen is going to happen.”It’s the same feeling every time...
easing anxiety

Easing Kids Anxiety: Ideas on How to Keep Your Kids Comforted While You’re Away

I believe my kids were born fairly perfect. Along with some genetics, it’s all the stuff to which they are exposed – both in and out of my control – that shapes...
sports parenting tips

Sports Parenting Tips for Watching Your Child Participate in Organized Sports

As a kid so many of us had that moment in the driveway playing basketball. Counting down out loud “3….2….1” and putting up a game winning shot to seal the victory and...
elementary school homework

Five Helpful Habits for Elementary School Homework

With all of the changes surrounding life in the elementary years, elementary school homework can add more stress and anxiety in the lives of elementary students and parents. This does not have...