4 Strategies For Teenagers To Get Through This School Year

 My how our world has changed in just the past 6 months! At that point the public was under the impression that the COVID-19 virus was something that was not worth worrying about and since then our country has experienced over 200.000 deaths

Continue reading

Four Suggestions for a Good Start to the New School Year

As a country we have been faced with many challenging events and difficult decisions over the past few months. The most recent of those challenging decisions involves school for the up-coming academic year. As a parent of children in elementarymiddleand high schoolI can appreciate all the energy you put into making your decision

Continue reading

4 Signs Your Teenage Son Is Turning Into A Man

As every parent knows the teenage years with their children can be the most stressful and yet most rewarding.  This is the period in life where your teen is growing through a great transition from dependency to self-sufficiency as he prepares for the next phase in his life  

Continue reading

The New Rules of Marriage

It turns out that much of the conventional marriage wisdom of the past is not based on sound research  but more on advice. John and Julie Gottman  who researched thousand of couples for over 40 years discovered the truth about many myths that have transcended generations of advice giving for couples about to be hitched.

Continue reading

Coping with COVID 19 - Staying Mentally Healthy

These are very trying times. Everything feels very surreal. People are wondering is it real? Are we part of a horrific movie? Nobody predicted the world will be at a standstill at this time. Not many saw it coming and nobody could have prepared for this. But yet here we are. COVID-19 is here and in full force.

Continue reading

COVID and lessons learned from Road Rage

Why are people ignoring repeated pleas and restrictions to stay home?  Why am I restricting myself and being so careful not to spread this virus when others are not doing the same?  Why are people hoarding supplies making it difficult for others to get them?

Continue reading