There is a sea of parenting books to choose from. Here is what worked for me and my children, when, and why.
college students are mostly in young adulthood. Experience taught me the necessity of parents to monitor the career progress of their children at this age.
A review of the novel, "We Need To Talk About Kevin" by author Lionel Shriver
This page is about teaching children on sexuality, sexual abuse as well as guiding parents to advocate gender equality to their children
I'm never surprised when my old traveling companions, Guilt and Shame start talking to me...but I am so grateful to have introduced them to Grace and Mercy.
I have been recovering from drug abuse for 2 yrs, 7 mos, and 24 days. If I were to script my journey and the gifts I would like at the beginning of this process, I surely would have short-changed myself! It is so important for recovering parents to remember that our children were hu...
What messages am I sending my children about this use of drugs/meds?
As Dr. Keith Ablow has said, we are raising a generation of deluded narcissists. However, let's not act surprised, shall we? When was the last time you told your kid "no", or "you're wrong"?
I wrote this in September of 2004 in my Creative-Nonfiction class at (Eng. 230). For this assignment, we had to pick an article or a real life story and fill in the detail "holes" with our own perspective. This was my version based on a true story of a girl in Fort Collins, Colorado w...
A child is a seed. In the future they will become a tree. What fruits will your trees grow?
Parenting is hard work, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Here are some ideas on how to be a great parent by keeping it simple.
Be vigilant of your children online activities. Read more on how to protect your children from internet threats.
You learn something new every day and you learn quickly when you have kids! So tips can be invaluable.
If you discovered your son was gay, how would you react? Would you support him?
This article provides an overview of how children's laughter takes part in removing stress and renewing energy after a very busy and stressful days.
Labor is tough. But nothing beats the joy of seeing a sweet little angel resting in your arms. Yes! Finally, I am a Mom!
This light-hearted article reflects my personal experience of life before and after the TV remote control was invented.
The research is clear: Students perform better in school when their parents are actively involved in their schooling. Behind every successful public school student is a great public school teacher. And great teachers make great public schools. But teachers cannot do it alone.
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Unless you are the new mom, keep these comments to yourself.
This poem was written after watching a movie about teens running away from home and had experienced the real challenges in life.
I have been looking for ways to give my son extra minutes of sleep in the morning and I found out I could give him about 15 minutes of sleep more by switching tasks around.
This page addresses the sometimes complex and difficult questions parents need to ask themselves when dealing with older children. In particular, some parents experience difficulty when dealing with teens. It takes a look at how to deal with various aspects of teenagers' development a...
Referring to a photograph of me as a boy, my youngest son asked, “What was it like to live in a black and white world?” Gazing into the blue eyes of his seven-year-old face, I replied, “It’s not so bad now, is it, Son?” He smiled and climbed into my lap, “Will you tell m...
This page explores the sometimes complex relationship between parents and their children. It takes a look at how a lack of communication or a break down of this vital link between a parent and child can sometimes to lead the child becoming vulnerable, heading down the wrong path and h...