June 2009

Five Ways to Give Your Child More Independence

June 30, 2009

You can help your child who is struggling for independence to have it by doing the following: 1. Facebook and MySpace accounts. Independence is often achieved through self expression, and being able to control parts of your own life. If you want your child to be more independent, a great first step is to allow […]

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Did Motherhood Ruin Your College Friendships?

June 30, 2009

Being a mother is a very special responsibility, but it is just that–a responsibility. You are not going to be able to go out as much, you won’t have as much money, and your priorities are going to change. This is going to be hard on some of your friendships, especially those with people who […]

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The Fit Family: Getting Your Family Physically Active

June 30, 2009

In today’s busy world, It’s very easy to come home from a long day at work or school and end up sitting down to relax in front of the TV. However, this behavior is not conducive to a healthy, active lifestyle and is actually doing more harm than good. Numerous studies have shown that the […]

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Tips on Helping Older Siblings Adjust to Life with Baby

June 30, 2009

Having a new baby in the house can be a big change for everyone, but it generally affects older siblings more, as they start to get less attention. The following is a few tips for how to help older siblings adjust to life with baby without resentment, etc. 1. Include them. Your baby is a […]

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Helping Your Child Fit In on the Playground

June 30, 2009

Playground cliques can be hard on kids in elementary school through high school, if you are on the outside looking in, it can be hard on their self esteem. As a parent, knowing what you can do to help your kids break into a playground clique is important. Try the following: 1. Start with their […]

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The Big Ten: Ways to Score Romance with Your Spouse

June 29, 2009

Marriages can go a little stale if you are not making efforts to put romance into them on a daily basis. The following are ten ways to put romance in your marriage everyday: 1. Write notes. You and your spouse can write little love notes to each other on sticky pads and post them around […]

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