Category: Parenting

Why boys can do more in the kitchen

My new friend and co-worker, Keng-I, was born in Taiwan and lived there until she was 22.  In getting to know her, I was fascinated by her culture and different foods she enjoys. One day while sharing, she asked me, … Continue reading

3 ways to promote your child’s mental health

The suicide of Robin Williams has brought attention to the fact that an estimated 750,000 people every year attempt to kill themselves. How can parents raise their children to help inoculate them from the demons that lead so many people … Continue reading

10 signs of overprotective parents

Overprotective parents have good intentions, but by doing the following they leave their kids ill-equipped to deal with the real world. Tries to solve all of their children’s problems. When difficulties arise, they are quick to take control and make … Continue reading

How kids leaving for college affects a family

“These are our last 23 days,” declared 16 year-old Annika as she reflected upon her older sister leaving for Ohio State University in a few weeks. “We’ll never live together again for the rest of our lives…it’s like losing a … Continue reading

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