Perks and Pitfalls of Being a Sharent

Are you or do you know a sharent? There are perks and pitfalls! Find out where you fall in the spectrum and learn how to keep your kids safe. Many new terms and slang phrases come out on a daily basis, but one of the more interesting and more in-depth slang phrases around is the […]

Delegating 101 for Parents

Sometimes it seems like the household chores are never-ending. But before you get too overwhelmed, consider: who said all those chores had to be done by a parent? There are quite a few items on that to-do list that can and should be delegated – as a matter of fact, delegating will help your kids […]

Keeping Calm with Angry Teenagers

Teenagers are often described as being filled with angst. While this might or might not accurately describe your teenager, your teen may have an issue with anger. What happens when keeping your sanity with angry teenagers doesn’t seem possible? Here are some tips to help you maintain your grip and keep lines of communication with […]

Preparing for Summer Break Childcare – Tips for Working Parents

Are your kids counting down the days until school is out? Are you starting to panic a bit? To help you avoid getting caught off guard about childcare issues, here are some tips for working parents on preparing for the summer break. It’s good to start with getting the answers to a few questions well […]

Options After High School Graduation

Is your young-adult child struggling with options after graduation? Here is what we would tell them if we could. Graduation is over.  Finally.  The world is at your feet.  You can do anything you want to do.  Now only two questions remain.  What do you want to do? What are your options? With infinite possibilities […]

How to Choose the Right Child Care Center

Choosing a childcare center can be a difficult and long process. To help make this important decision easier and less stressful, consider making search and review plans. Then, add these strategies to make sure you’ve covered the major details. Remember that even a good center with a positive reputation may not be the right one […]

Characteristics of Strong Single Parenting Families

If you are a single parent, you may not think it’s possible to have a strong family or even be a real family at all. But that’s simply not true! Single-parent families are “real” families. You can foster characteristics of strong family life that results in a healthy family dynamic. Find out what characteristics make […]

Single Parenting Overcoming Guilt

It’s unfortunate, but sometimes guilt can play a part in your single parenting. Regardless of your circumstances, it’s only natural to feel some guilt about your situation. But most of the time, that guilt is misplaced. If you’re single parenting, overcoming guilt of is a great way to feel better about yourself, your life and […]

Co-Parenting Strategies Help Avoid Conflicts

Under the best set of circumstances parenting can be difficult, but it can be even more challenging if you are attempting to co-parent effectively. Does this position, sound familiar? Don’t give up. There are some co-parenting strategies to help avoid conflicts and minimize problems. See if any of these strategies will help you keep the […]

Success Tips for Single Parenting

There are all kinds of reasons why you may end up as a single parent. You may be parenting alone because of divorce, death, your own personal choice, or any number of reasons. No matter how it happened, it is definitely a challenging and demanding job. There are some things that help you overcome the […]