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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Survivor stories; early detection awareness; and organizations supporting the cause
Nature or Technology
Today's children are immersed in technology of many forms - computers, movies, video games, and television. Consequently, there is a increase in diagnoses of ADD/ADHD, anxiety and depression, coupled with a decrease in social skills and positive coping methods. Could nature be the answer?
Nature's Effect on Children
As nature becomes a decreasing portion of the lives of children, how are our children effected? What can we do to re-connect our children with the beneficial forces of nature?
Never Say Never
We all make promises to ourselves regarding actions made by our parents that we will not repeat with our own children. Sometimes those actions are not as harsh as we may think - and repeating them may not be the "end of the world."
New Choices in the New Year
While I am not a fan of resolutions, I do believe in making choices to improve our lives. As a single parent, I believe this is even more important - for ourselves and our children.
New Year's Resolutions
How to make and successfully keep reasonable and productive New Year´s Resolutions.
Okay to Say No
Some parents don't say it often enough; some say it all the time. The word, "No", is often a cause of conflict between parents and children. How do we balance the need to say "no"?
Old-fashioned Halloween Scare Tactics
One evening of budget-conscious fun with a single parent and her kids.
On Living with Grown Children
One day you wake up and find that the tiny little baby that needed you for everything had grown into an adult. It comes as no surprise; it is how it is meant to be. But how well, as a parent, do you deal?
There is nothing wrong with a drive for success, as long as it does not squelch the desire to enjoy life. Overachievers sometimes lose focus of this fact and need to be taught a different view of living.
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