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Scam Communicates Hiccups in Family Relationships

Dianna Booher | Posted 05.03.2016 | Home
Dianna Booher

The scam goes like this: The con artist dials a household within a zip code of older homes, hoping to reach the voice of an elderly person. Elderly: ...

Why Your Teenager Gets So Annoyed With You

Joshua Wayne | Posted 06.03.2015 | Home
Joshua Wayne

Let's get right to it: why does your teenager get so annoyed with you? Afterall, you love him more than the most gifted poet could put to words and you'd happily throw yourself in front of moving truck to keep him safe. How could he possibly keep reacting this way?

E.T. Phone Home -- Share With Your Loved Ones!

David Kanegis | Posted 05.05.2015 | Home
David Kanegis

And then the age of the Internet dawned and spawned new, yet less personal forms of keeping in touch. Now, we communicate with greater frequency than I had actually anticipated. And for this I am so grateful. But I want and need some quality time.

Tips For New 'HOH' Dating

David Kanegis | Posted 12.31.2014 | Home
David Kanegis

As the newly anointed "Head of Household" one's mind eventually strays to thoughts of finding a partner. It may take awhile -- but sooner or later the specter of dating pushes its way to the forefront of your mind!

Bullying: Your Kids Are Keeping Mum

David Kanegis | Posted 10.25.2014 | Home
David Kanegis

Believe you have an excellent relationship with your youngster? Positive your elementary or middle school child is communicating when things are really bothering him or her? Convinced you can tell if they are being bullied? Think again!

Dear Family Whisperer: How to Find Time for Our Relationship?

Melinda Blau | Posted 07.22.2014 | Home
Melinda Blau

Remember that you chose each other to make a family. Continuing to "discover" each other will keep your family strong.

Mother's Day: A Unique Opportunity!

David Kanegis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Home
David Kanegis

But what about the rest of the year? How often do we take our parents for granted, particularly our mothers who in the majority of cases had been our primary caregiver? This is certainly the case among older Baby Boomers whose mothers often worked only in the home.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Legacy

David Kanegis | Posted 04.09.2014 | Home
David Kanegis

As Baby Boomers, we get caught up in the daily strife of managing our own lives and often those of our children, grandchildren or parents. It often becomes all too easy to dwell on all the stress and not the joys and rewards that come our way.

What Every Boomer Man Wants In A Boomer Woman

David Kanegis | Posted 04.07.2014 | Home
David Kanegis

Let's be frank. Since the time of Freud, physicians have been biased in their treatment of men. Males got sick, Females were hysterical. Now years later, the dark, dirty little secret will be revealed. But not just yet.

How Important Are Routines for Young Children?

Diana Grycan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Home
Diana Grycan

How do we hold on to those few precious hours in the evening and still offer our children routines that will contribute to successful days at school?

How I've Found Happiness In Midlife

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 02.03.2013 | Home
Lisa K. Friedman

Like most families together for the holidays, we spend the first hours going over the updates: who died, who went bankrupt, who needs surgery. Given enough time and liquor, this can easily become a competition: whose disaster story is worse?

T-Mobile Helps Families with "Kids Are Free" Plan

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ramon Nuez

As our families continue grow and the demand on our time increases exponentially -- staying in touch becomes more essential. Between baseball games, d...