The first few months of motherhood and meeting your new baby is a time of joy and happiness for many (not to mention mild stress and sleep deprivation, of course). But what happens when your experience is very different from this?
You might be surprised to hear that one of the best things you can do as a parent is to develop humility in your kids. The surprise comes because humility is grossly misunderstood. It conjures up images of a meek and unassuming child who eats alone in the school cafeteria and does not belong to […]
When you’re going through a divorce, you have to question some of the most important decisions and aspects of your life up until this point. This can leave anyone feeling drained and stressed out to the point of helplessness. A big part of your life is being affected and it’s perfectly understandable that you might […]
Most parents know how to support a healthy immune system in their child— but preventing mental illness and improving their mental health? Not so much. Many parents wonder to what degree they really can help a child overcome a family history of addiction or mental illness. And they question what it will take to help […]
Millennials are facing challenges to marriage that are vastly different from those of their parents and grandparents. This generation (born between 1981-1996) are also getting married at an older age than their parents. But chronological age aside, their values and how they view their roles in matrimony are vastly different from those of the older […]
Now that I have kids of my own, I have come to appreciate the delicate balance of discipline and affection that my father had to maintain in handling us, his own children. Fathers have their special parenting challenges that are different from mothers.