As age takes hold, it becomes increasingly obvious for some that residing in their own home may not be the best solution. For many, it is the need to be surrounded by peers. For others, it is the inability to maintain the home. Whatever the reason may be, various seniorRead More →

The first strategy is modeling staying calm and being in a positive frame of mind. Adults should model at all times good behavior when interacting with young children. Children do not know what good behavior looks like is until it is shown to them. Therefore, it is imperative that parentsRead More →

As a child, I remember my mother watching soap operas in the afternoon. I never had much interest in them; I would rather watch The Lone Ranger and his companion Tonto. One afternoon I was sitting in the living room while she was watching one of her soap operas. IRead More →

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Step parenting, however, is a notch harder. A step family is commonly formed due to the death of a spouse or a failed marriage that ended up in divorce. Deaths and divorces are traumatic events not just for children butRead More →