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4 Action Steps to Take When Times Are Tough

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 05.20.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

When a family faces challenging times -- illness, loss of a job, the end of the marriage, financial stress or a myriad of other problems life sometimes throws our way -- parenting can be even more difficult, especially when there is just not enough time, energy or resources.

The Value of Teaching Kids About Poverty

Sheila Lirio Marcelo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Lirio Marcelo

Growing up in a place where poverty confronted us on a daily basis profoundly impacted my life. We were taught that if were were successful, we should give back to those in need.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': What Are Parents Really Juggling?

Dr. Thomas Bradbury | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Thomas Bradbury

Parents unquestionably revel in times of great delight, yet these times are leavened with, and even overwhelmed by, tension, disputes, worry and even outright anger.

Live Like Your Kids Are Watching

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

It's easy to espouse wise counsel when things are going well. But the truth is, the way we handle the curve balls matters most. Because the truth is, we aren't raising children; we're raising adults.

How To Deal With Differences Between Sons And Daughters (VIDEO)

Health Science Channel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As their children grow up, parents are often surprised to discover how different each child is from the others, even though they have grown up in the ...