Category Archives: Family

A Different Kind of Parenting Resolution

Many moms and dads make a sweeping resolution to be better parents at the start of each new year. However, if you forgo this tradition, then you will likely be doing yourself a favor by saving yourself from guilt later. Why? […] Continue reading

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Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents also can threaten the emotional health of caregivers and their families. Being the “parent of your parent” can unlock your family’s hidden dysfunctions — “You were always Mom’s favorite!” — and reopen old sibling rivalries and conflicts: “You’re trying to kill our father!” […] Continue reading

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Parenting Adult Children

As a parent of two adult children, I’ve experienced the need to change my parenting style from an “authoritarian” approach to a mentor approach. My children no longer need my authority but my encouragement. That was a difficult transition for me as I’ve done it one way for so long. However, in order to foster a good relationship with both my kids I knew I had to change. […] Continue reading

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Life Lessons Written By a 90 Year Old

Too celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. […] Continue reading

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