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Activities for Parents and Tweens

Activities for Parents and Tweens

Enjoying family activities together is a great way to bond with your tween. Bonding with your child used to be easy when he was young and you were his whole world. But now, you've probably noticed that your tween is preferring his friends' company to...

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Parent Child Bonding Activities

Parent Child Bonding Activities

The Challenge of Spending Quality Time with Your Kids If you have young children, you know that the thing they want most is YOU! They want your attention. They want your teaching. And they want to play with YOU! How flattering! The love is awesome! But...

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Bonding with Stepchildren

Bonding with Stepchildren

Stepfamilies, also known as blended families, are more of a norm now than ever. At least one-third of all children in the U.S. will be part of a stepfamily before they reach age 18. Children in blended families may at first resist the many changes they...

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Step Parenting: Raising Your Spouse's Child

Step Parenting: Raising Your Spouse's Child

It is very difficult to talk about step parenting in general because there are so many different situations in which you can find yourself in the role of a step parent. Finding yourself as a step dad or step mom to a one year old baby is a very different...

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Mistakes to Avoid in Stepparenting

Mistakes to Avoid in Stepparenting

Most people go into a blended family situation desperately wanting to make it work. They've previously suffered from a relationship loss, either by divorce or death, and don't go easily into a new alliance, especially because children—theirs, the new...

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Step Parenting

Step Parenting

It is very difficult to talk about step parenting in general because there are so many different situations in which you can find yourself in the role of a step parent. Finding yourself as a step dad or step mom to a one year old baby is a very different...

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Rekindling Teens Back Into The Family

Rekindling Teens Back Into The Family

Many of us have them. Some of us were them. And few of us know how to handle them. They are never home. Or they are always home but locked in their room. They are rude and sarcastic. They are disrespectful and distrustful. They are grumpy and moody and...

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Insecurity with Teenage Girls

Insecurity with Teenage Girls

To find out what is really happening with today's teens--why they are so stressed, who is most at risk, and who is most resilient--I surveyed 2,298 girls (691 in grades six through eight and 1,607 in grades nine through twelve) about their attitudes,...

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Why Parents Procrastinate?

Why Parents Procrastinate?

It’s not the morbid thought of death that causes it. And it’s not the expense of drafting the document, because that’s virtually negligible. Instead, the most common excuse parents give for putting off writing a will is trying to decide who will raise...

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