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How to have a Happier Family

How to have a Happier Family

What is the greatest weakness in most families? According to Dr. James H. Bossard, a former professor of sociology, it is the way parents talk in front of their children. He wrote, “I had no idea I would discover a real pattern in the [mealtime] conversation of families. I just wanted to learn what families talked about, but to my amazement I have found that family after family had definite, consistent conversational habits, and that the critical pattern was the most prevalent.

Reactions to ‘Godless Mom’ Essay

Reactions to ‘Godless Mom’ Essay

Deborah Mitchell, a mother of two teenagers, expresses why she doesn’t want to raise her children with religion via an essay published on the CNN iReport. Her essay soon gained popularity, and many have responded to her beliefs.

Daring Teen Behavior may be the Key to Success in Later Life

Daring Teen Behavior may be the Key to Success in Later Life

Why are teenagers such impulsive, temperamental, sensation seekers? Some of their most exasperating traits may be necessary to success later in life, experts find.

Relationship, Marriage Classes to Help Low-Income Families

Relationship, Marriage Classes to Help Low-Income Families

Marriage and relationship classes are a promising public policy tool to strengthen families, particularly those that are disadvantaged or otherwise vulnerable. But they are not an option that is well-known and not everyone can access them.

How to Talk to your Child about Weight and Obesity

How to Talk to your Child about Weight and Obesity

America is in an “obesity epidemic,” but how is a parent supposed to address real concerns about a child’s weight and overall health without unleashing unwanted effects or smashing a child’s confidence and self-esteem?

Parenting: 4 Common Financial Mistakes

Parenting: 4 Common Financial Mistakes

As good as intentions may be, some parents’ methods of teaching finances can be misguided. The four most common and how to avoid them are pointed out in a mint.com article.