There’s a new kind of parenting that couples and single parents are dealing with today. Parenting aging parents, especially those who really don’t think they need any supervision or help. Just like the classic surly teenager, many older men and women spurn the advice and proffered help of those theyContinue Reading

Veteran parents have learned the importance of saying ‘yes’ to life in general, but reserving the right to give a final, definite, no-refunds ‘no’ to specific requests and activities that involve their children in questionable pursuits or eat up too much of their own time and money.  This is especiallyContinue Reading

Parents have become busier and more involved than ever before. There’s no easy, fool-proof way to keep children from turning into screen zombies while mom and dad cope with the myriad of challenges that modern life throws at them; it can be very tempting to just let the kids stareContinue Reading