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Fatherhood

Fatherhood

Becoming a parent can be the most exciting, wonderful, joyous and frightening experience you may ever have. Although the prospect of fatherhood is exhilarating it can also bring with it many confusing feelings. If you have fears about becoming a father, relax. All new fathers feel somewhat inadequate at first. Many young men don’t get [...]
Family Play

Family Play

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for family play may be a challenge. However, is it worth it? You bet! Enjoying time together as a family is tremendously beneficial. In fact, for healthy relationships to flourish, it is a necessity. We can schedule time for playing together, and develop the ability to capture unstructured moments [...]
Effective Parenting Strategies

Effective Parenting Strategies

Anyone who has children knows that parenting is hard work! Although our children may inherit many traits from us, they are distinct individuals. What worked for us may not be the best for them. Through diligent research we now know what strategies get desired results and those that don’t. However, without patience and consistency, even [...]
Divorce

Divorce

Divorce represents the death of a marriage. And the death of a marriage, like any death, requires a grieving process for healing. Since people do not enter into marriage planning for divorce, the death of a marriage inevitably brings with it strong emotions- especially denial, shock, and anger. If there are children involved, the entire [...]
Dating After Divorce Continued…

Dating After Divorce Continued…

Dating after divorce may be the last thing on a single parent’s priority list. However, there may come a time when you feel that both you and your children are ready to have a new person in your lives. After meeting that new person and a decision is made to further pursue a relationship, consideration [...]
Creating a Peaceful Home

Creating a Peaceful Home

Maintain a Peaceful Home in the Midst of Chaos Today’s world is a complicated place. Day to day living can cause stress and anxiety. Because of the wide scope of media coverage we also know and worry about concerns around the globe. These pressures can seep into our home lives and cause tension and conflict. [...]

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