More and more grandparents today are taking on child-care roles — and that’s a blessing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10 percent of grandparents live with at least one grandchild. Whether you watch your grandchildren regularly or occasionally, the personalized, loving care you can provide them is a benefit that can’t be measured. […]
Chances are if you’re a parent of a child entering middle school or even elementary school, the question has come up, “When can I get a cell phone?” And, if your child is like most, she doesn’t mean just any phone; she wants a smartphone. Figuring out if the time is right can be overwhelming. […]
If your teen has acne then you’re probably no stranger to the aisles of products at your local drug store that promise to minimize blemishes and clear up acne. The sad reality is many of these products don’t deliver. Instead of racing off to a dermatologist at the first sign of acne or investing in […]
I really enjoyed the teenage years with my sons Gabe and Ben. I think the key to coasting through those years is communication: let them know what your expectations are, set limits and be aware of who, what, where and how.
Recent news reports of bullying in the NFL show that the problem goes well beyond playground taunts or ridiculing a classmate on social media. While some NFL players argue that picking on rookies is a normal part of the team-building process, others think it’s gone too far.