It can be very difficult and embarrassing to discover that your child is a bully. In many cases, the reaction of the parents can actually make the bullying problem worse. Learn what steps you should take if you want to get your child to stop bullying others.
All too often there is a high rate of divorce among the partners in stepfamilies. Take comfort in the fact that confidant stepfamily adult teams can provide the warmth, comfort, inspiration, support, security—and often the love—that adults and kids long for in a stepfamily situation.
There are so many positive outcomes that stem from better lunch programs. Schools can integrate nutrition into their curriculum by teaching kids the delicious ABC’s of good health. School gardens can be cultivated to get kids invested in trying new flavors and the importance of taking care of the land. Continue reading
Would you be surprised to learn that for the first time in history, step families are more common than non-step families? Life in a step family, which modern terminology refers to as a blended family, isn’t always smooth sailing and, in fact, can be quite challenging. Continue reading
Teaching children how to feel empathy can take time and patience. Some children naturally absorb the notion of understanding other’s feelings as they mature, yet all children need parental modeling and other techniques to be able to first feel empathy. This leads to developing the capacity to act with compassion, and eventually to the ability to forgive.