Mental illness is complex and can be difficult to understand — especially when it affects the act of parenting. Children experience a plethora of emotions and reactions to a parent's mental illness that should be addressed.
Worrying about your kids doesn't always make you a good parent. This psychologist shares her personal story about parenting and the lessons she picked up along the way. Read on and learn how to truly connect with your child.
Between career gains, friendships and dating, single women in their 40s often realize they forgot something important: to have children! If you want kids, don't put this time-sensitive issue on the bottom of your to-do list.
Parenting advice to help kids learn to self entertain and enjoy their own company! (Do beware: a new trend shows our micromanaged, over-structured, plugged-in generation of kids can't stand boredom. Maybe it's because we might be doing too much scheduling, entertaining and solving? Just a thought!)
Dear Dr. Romance: I have had baby with this girl and we are planning to marry this year. Just last we were talking about things we do not like and the things that we like. I said she was unfaithful before we had the baby and she said that not true but that she was lesbian was sleeping With this lady she had started this with when she was in junior school.
Using spanking as a punishment leads to the repetition and escalation of problematic behaviors.
Are obstacles such as in-laws, divorce, blended families or basic differences standing in the way of your relationship? Here's some advice on how couples can deal with them.
Scotland's Andy Murray won the men's singles division in a heart-stopping final match, making him the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years. On the women's side of the court, French player Marion Bartoli won the final championship against Sabine Lisicki. So what do athletics have to do with parenting? More than you would imagine, as our expert explains.
As a Parent Coach and Radio Host, I am often questioned by “experts” and other parents in regard to my feelings on the latest “Hot Topics” of Parenting. These days, the hottest of them all are: Electronics use, Getting kids off the couch, Chores and Discipline. In my opinion, they all kind of intertwine, and how we handle one of them is how we handle all of them. And I think I handle them pretty much the way mom did.
To watch video click here: It is not necessary to argue about parenting your kids. Couples usually argue about how their parents raised them, and they want to do the same (or the opposite) of what hteir parents did. How Not to Pass Your Family Dysfunction on to your kids:
You never know what you might say in the heat of the moment. Use the do-over method to work through conflicts with your kids after an argument.
Father's Day is for dads. That must mean if you're divorced from your kids' father, you can sit back, relax, and not have to worry about organizing gifts and festivities for the day, right? Wrong.
In this 21st century our culture still doesn’t understand at a heart-ful level the impact a father has on his children for good or ill. In particular, our culture does not understand the impact of a father on his daughters’ sense of self-esteem. We understand how fathers are important in the lives of sons. Not to take away from that importance, we need to give the father-daughter relationship more attention.