There is hardly a more gleeful day than when you realize your older kid is officially able to watch your younger ones.
Whether you’re taking advantage of back-to-school season to get yourself on track or you’re helping a student gear up for a new year, these ideas can make getting organized easier than ever.
James Lehman, MSW, courtesy of Empowering Parents.com
“Back-to-school time provides families with a perfect opportunity to re-evaluate their sleeping habits and establish healthy routines to ensure sufficient sleep.
Decorating a small space doesn’t have to mean limiting your style or personality. Here are a few solutions for creating a setting peaceful enough for dedicated study, yet vibrant enough for entertaining.
One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college.
Today, “bullying” is often used as a catch-all term to describe unkind actions. True bullying, however, is more than an isolated incident of a child being mean. It’s aggressive behavior intended to hurt or harm someone – and here’s the differentiator – that is repeated over time and involves an imbalance of power.
Kindergarten is the new first grade" isn't just an anecdote, it's a fact.
According to recent studies, the number of stay-at-home dads in the United States is estimated to be between 1.4 million to 2 million and the number of fathers who choose to stay at home with their kids has doubled over the past ten years.
For most teens, high school is an exciting time, one that offers the opportunity to set their own path and make some of their own decisions.
“I’m so bored!” For many parents, hearing this refrain all summer is like nails on chalkboard.
“My kids are making me crazy,” my sister said. “How am I supposed to get any work done with their constant fighting, yelling and arguing?” I listened and shared stories of my own kids: backtalk, whining, complaining, and in-fighting. Ahhhh, summer.
My wife, Valerie, died unexpectedly in the jungle of northern Guatemala. The frantic attempts to save her life, working to transport her body back to the United States and telling my young children they would never see their loving mother again took their toll.
Depression in adolescence is even more common than previous estimates indicated and girls experience more depression than boys