Category: Parenting

A new spin on the family tree

Often in school, kids will complete a family tree.  But, have you ever heard of a Family Medical Tree? Do you know the medical history that lies in your background? In one of my University of Dayton classes that I … Continue reading

Six keys to a great marriage

“All you need is love” is one of the greatest songs ever written by the Beatles, but is scientifically invalid according to recent research published in the April 2013 Monitor on Psychology. About 40-50% of marriages end in divorce, but … Continue reading

How Mike Rice can help you talk to your kids about bullying

I’m frequently asked by parents how to encourage kids to talk about important things that are going on in their lives. “How was your day at school?” typically elicits a shrug and “it was okay” from most kids. The problem … Continue reading

How have American families changed since 1965?

American families have changed significantly over the past 46 years according to information recently published by the Pew Research Center.  This report is filled with fascinating statistics that reflect rather dramatic changes in family life since 1965.   Here are … Continue reading

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