Mother, your son needs to hear these!

The relationship between mother and son is very special. Unlike with daughters, mothers do not really know what to expect from their relationship with a son. We usually hear that these are fathers who have a huge influence on their sons. However, mothers play a great role too. We should not forget about it and … Read more

Read this before your baby arrives

When you are pregnant with your first baby and have not much experience with little children, it is just going to be a surprise pack. No matter how many classes you have attended and how many friends with children you have talked to. You will end up surprised and confused in this totally new situation. … Read more

You, your smartphone and your kids

Parenting can be a bit monotonous and boring sometimes. Fortunately, someone has invited smartphones and we have work, contact with our friends, entertainment and some break from other occupations in one hand. You play with your kid and check Facebook or read something on the internet? Many of us do this, but have you ever … Read more

Isn’t there too much stress in your family?

Stress is a part of our lives. We both need it and have too much of it. How to find the happy medium? Unfortunately, stressed parents “infect” their children with stress as well. Bad atmosphere spreads out very quickly, and home – the place which is supposed to be the oasis of calm and to … Read more

Have you given up too soon?

Normally I’m all for simplifying, ditching commitments we no longer have time for or passing on joining activities we don’t love. The exception is when it comes to the important things. I think a lot of time, so many of us, give up far too soon. Marriages dissolve, we change jobs, we quit sports, forget … Read more

Have you waited too long?

I was talking with Corey from Simple Marriage the other day on the topic of investing in family and ourselves. As a family therapist Corey sees all sorts of people and families, all at varying stages of happiness and contentment. A comment that Corey made struck me and has stuck with me for several days. … Read more

Patience with parenting

Last night at our house there must have been something in the water because the kids had my wife and I both climbing the walls and on the verge of complete insanity! We try hard not to raise our voice but sometimes we crack – it happens to all of us, right? Well, I like … Read more

5 reasons to take a walk with your family

Almost every parent can relate to feeling as if the busyness of life has crowded out that which is most important – family, happiness, and wellness. Our jobs are often sedentary, our schedules jam-packed, and our time with our family rushed and much too short. After months of trying to figure out how to add … Read more

10 parenting traits for happy families

Happiness is an illusion for some and elusive to others, but for families who get their recipes right, happiness is an all-pervasive emotion that follows them wherever they go and whatever they do. So what exactly is the secret to their happiness? There are many, but they all start with good parenting, and if you’re … Read more