A mum recently had the morning off. Her husband agreed to get the kids set for school, and she took advantage of her newfound freedom by taking a walk around the block. Continue reading “Making Mornings Magic”
I want to ask you two questions. Pretty simple ones.
First, how do your children play?
Second, how is their play different from the play you enjoyed when you were young?
Consider your answers for just a moment. Is there much difference between the two? Continue reading “How Play is Changing”
By: Rachel Doherty
Finishing school carries a lot of stress for teenagers. Where they’ve had some depression, anxiety or other mental ill-health, Year 12 can be too much. Continue reading “Managing Mental Health in the Last Year of School”
By: Care Family
Stepfamilies are on the increase and, with much love and hard work, a blended family home can be a happy and positive place to be. Continue reading “Helpful Tips from Other Step-Parents”
By: Laura Bennett
Curiosity is something to be encouraged in our kids, but when they start to ask curly questions about life, faith, and why you make them set the table how do you handle it? Continue reading “Handling the Conversations with Your Kids that Matter Most”
Question: Due to a job transfer, we are moving to a different region of the country. How can parents help kids adjust to a cross-country move, whether due to a job change or a military transfer? Continue reading “Q&A: Preparing Your Kids for a Long-Distance Move”
By: Paul Coughlin
When I was 11 years old, a teacher called our house to deliver some exceptional news. She told my mother that I qualified to be placed in a class for gifted students. My mother replied, “Him? He can’t even find his shoes in the morning!” Continue reading “Parental Sarcasm Is No Joke”
Hi Dr Justin
My husband and I see parenting so differently. He expects the kids to always be ready to listen, do as they’re told, and pretty much obey him all the time no matter what. I agree with him that the kids need to be respectful. Continue reading “Parenting on the Same Page”
By: Rachel Doherty
Loyalty seems a discarded value in the 21st century world. But what if it’s essential to good family functioning and effective parenting? Continue reading “Is Loyalty Dead? Family Life in an Unfaithful World”