Category Archives: Family Concerns

Fall Fun for the Whole Family

Fall is coming with all its joys, and that includes fun activities for all ages! Here are a few ideas for what you can do with your children of any age, together as a family or one-on-one, to really enjoy the season. Pumpkin Patches & Apple Orchards Chances are you...
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Squeezing in Family Time During the School Year

The school year is here again, and with it comes all the after school activities, homework, and church activities that take a break over the summer. While all of this is exciting and provides great learning experiences, it can become difficult to get in quality family time. Here are a...
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Helping Your Older Child Adapt to a New Baby

Adding a new baby to the family can be an exciting time! With all the preparation, from washing tiny baby clothes to readying the nursery, there is one very important part of preparation that is often overlooked: preparing your older child or children for a new baby in the family....
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How To Stay Safe on the Fourth of July

A highlight of summer in the United States is the celebration of the Fourth of July! Families get to spend the day together soaking in the sun and warmth, and enjoy the colorful fireworks at the end of the night. Unfortunately, amongst all the memories being made, there are many...
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Summer Staycation Ideas For The Whole Family

Summer is nearly here! Our newsfeeds are about to be filled with pictures of distant locations full of wonders to explore, as friends and family members take the much-discussed summer vacation. Sometimes, however, vacations are less fun and more stress. Can you really afford to take that vacation, and if you...
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The Right Gift for Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is quickly approaching! This special day reserved just for moms isn’t the only time they should be appreciated for all they do but it should be celebrated in a special way. It is a lot of responsibility to do just the right thing that shouts “We love you,...
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Tips to a Healthy Family: Communication

You have heard it said that communication is the key to any relationship. When you were dating your spouse, you probably talked for hours on end learning more about one another. Girls nights are often spent chatting about the latest happenings in one another’s lives. The foundation to any relationship,...
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Do Positive Parenting Methods Work?

Positive parenting (also called Positive Guidance or Positive Discipline) is a parenting method and a belief that kids should be raised through positive and loving encouragement,resisting all temptations to be punitive or to punish kids with fear, shame, any form of violence etc. Does Positive Parenting work? Yes. Studies suggest...
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5 things parents should never say to kids

Good parent-child communication is a cornerstone of successful parenting. Although it’s true we best learn life’s greatest lessons through experience – good parenting advice is very helpful. Just like with anything else, knowledge is power when it comes to improving parent-child relationships. We all want the best for our children,...
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