Category: Parenting

Fumes impact kids faster than adults

Many people turned on their heat recently to combat the chill of falling temperatures.  That means it’s a perfect time to take a few precautions to avoid the “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless … Continue reading

How to stay connected with your teen

Staying emotionally engaged with our children is one of the most important and satisfying parts of being a parent. It’s also one of the most difficult, particularly as our kids get older. We want to understand their lives, and try … Continue reading

2 min. of advice to college students

From the time I took Mr. Mike’s Western Civilization course in high school, I was certain I wanted to be a history teacher. Mr. Mike walked constantly around the room, enthralling a class of freshman boys with accounts of the … Continue reading

Should you divorce your child?

For most parents, raising children is one of the most important and meaningful parts of their lives. In response to our unconditional love and total commitment, we get hugs, laughter, challenges, and a sense of purpose and passion. However, for … Continue reading

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