Father’s Day is approaching once again with many looking forward to celebrations but for me, it is bittersweet.My parents divorced in 1975 when I was already an adult; while I was not happy about the news, I accepted it. I expected my relationship with each parent would … [Read more...] about A Father’s Day Message To Dads
As a parent one thing you should know about, and be concerned about is binge drinking. Binge drinking is a very real, very scary problem that tends to plague teens around the country. Here are some of the things every parent should know:That it is real, and happens: Do not be in … [Read more...] about What Parents Should Know About Binge Drinking
Every parent wonders whether a child is old enough to be left alone, and for the first few times we will worry they will be safe on their own.The law does not dictate how old a child must be before they can be left alone at home. However, the law does state that any child … [Read more...] about Home Alone—How Old Is Old Enough?
It can be said that the “Good job, Tony!” and the “You’re the best, Michelle!” go a long way when a child hears you speak those words of endearment. However, is there such a thing as too much praise? Are there ever times that you offer your child a compliment when he/she doesn’t … [Read more...] about The Perfect Praise
Parents have many decisions ahead of them when babies grow into young children: vegan or meat, car or van, spanking or non-violence.When any parent chooses to use corporal punishment it makes sense for them to have a goal in mind. The usual goal might be to teach the … [Read more...] about Choosing Corporal Punishment