Practical Tips for Parenting in an Ever- Changing World

  I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. Umberto Eco  (Foucault’s Pendulum)   If you are a parent, and, even if you are not, you have certainly seen how dynamic the world […]

Making your home a peaceful place again

 It isn’t enough to talk about peace, one must believe it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it, one must work for it. Eleanor Roosevelt Everyone deals with family stress periodically. The biggest problem with this type of stress is that it stays in your home, where you want to spend your time relaxing. […]

Actively listening to your child(ren)

  Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,  a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment,  or the smallest act of caring,  all of which have the potential to turn a life around.     Leo Buscaglia       Communicating with our children can be a very difficult task […]

Single Parenting: 4 simple tips for survival

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For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you’d wake up times and hope that the next day you’d be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared […]