Tarun Sakhrani: Daddy Diaries Part 7

So you’ve done the classes, you’ve read the books… you’ve talked to and listened to all the people around you offering their advice. You think you are prepared. But are you really? Read more: Birth, Water Break, Waters Breaking, Babies, Baby, Best Parent Bloggers, Birth Advice, Birth Preparation, Childbirth-Preparation, Dad Bloggers, Dad-to-Be, Daddy, Daddy Bloggers, ...

YourTango: Sometimes Even The Strongest Moms Cry In Front Of Their Kids

When the cracks to my heart first started to show to my kids, I panicked. Read more: Parenting, Parents, Single Mom, Yourtango, Divorce News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

Samantha Rodman PhD: When Does Protecting Sensitive Kids Turn Into Coddling Them?

When does watching out for your Highly Sensitive Child turn into a level of protection that may prevent your child from healthy development? This is a question that I hear a lot when discussing sensitive kids with their parents, and there is a lot to unpack in this one question. Read more: Parenting, Highly Sensitive ...

Daniel Patterson: When C’s Are the New A’s

Preface Resilience is not something you can order off Etsy or Amazon Prime; it is old fashioned; it doesn’t accept credit cards and must be earned in… Read more: Teens, Grades, Parenting, School, Report Cards, Education News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

Grace de Rond: Marathon-Communicating With Our Children

No matter what we do or how we approach it, adolescence and the teen years can turn out to be a wild roller coaster ride of emotions and experiences. So the more open and honest we can keep the communication in the home, the better. Read more: Parenting, Children, Communication, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

Michelle Zunter: The Story of the Neverending Meltdown

As parents, we all know they’re going to happen. Meltdowns. The red-faced, snot-covered, tear-smeared emotional overloads that happen to our children, causing them to temporarily malfunction and drive parents to want to hide in the closet with a bottle of anything alcoholic. Read more: Kids, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Meltdowns, Raising Kids, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

Christine Skoutelas: Why I’m Sad, And Glad, I ‘Only’ Have Two Kids

Like most parents, as I watch my kids grow older I sometimes get sad that I am not planning on having any more babies. Read more: Parenting, Family, Children, Life Balance, Siblings, Parents-Moms, Voices, Endeavor, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

Dr. Travis Bradberry: 9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Some of these habits may seem minor, but they add up. Most amount to a personal choice between immediate pleasures and lasting ones. After all, the worst habit is losing track of what really matters to you. Read more: Business, Self-Help, Self-Improvement, Self-Awareness, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Leadership, Work, Life Coaching, Emotional Wellness, Relationships, Relationship Advice, ...

Leslie Blanchard: What To Do When Your Child Becomes The Bully

It started on a seemingly innocuous Wednesday afternoon, as I pulled into the parking lot of my children’s grade school to drop something off. As I negotiated my parking space, I waved at Sue, another mother, who was walking out with her son Chandler. She did not wave back. Neither one of them looked happy. ...

Jacqueline Dooley: How Getting a Puppy Helped My Terminally Ill Teen

I realize this could’ve gone either way — Roo could’ve added a lot more stress to our already stressed household than joy — but we got lucky. (Or maybe it was more than luck . Maybe the universe finally threw us a bone.) Read more: Pediatric Cancer, Parenting, Puppies, Power of Humanity, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog