How Much Parental Leave is Enough?
How much parental leave time should employees be allowed before their job is in jeopardy? If you’re employed full-time by the federal government, you automatically will get a dozen weeks, starting next year, as the new National Defense Authorization Act goes into effect — it was a handy place toContinue Reading
When it’s Time to Parent the Parents.
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
Live Owl Stows Away in Family’s Christmas Tree.
The family that hoots together, roots together. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch — but a Georgia family recently discovered that one of its Christmas tree ornaments was a stowaway from the great outdoors. It had the whole family fooled for perhaps as long as a week. Last week as KatieContinue Reading
Lower That Holiday Parenting Stress!
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
Family Fruitcake Follies
Family traditions become very important at this time of year. Handing down stories of ancestors brings families closer together, and helps children know they are part of something bigger than themselves. Many lessons can be learned from family heritage and heirlooms — but one family in Michigan has maybe notContinue Reading
Controlling Screen Time for Kids.
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
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How to Tackle Holiday Stress with Talkspace
Holiday gatherings don’t always bring smiles, cheer, and happiness like the sappy movies and cards would want you to believe. Many people find time with family during the holiday’s equal parts welcoming and relaxing, as well as stressful. What causes stress during a time portrayed as one filled with joyContinue Reading
Benefits of Cell Phones for Students
There is no mistaking the impact that cell phones have had in our lives. Being able to control almost all aspects of our lives with just a few taps and swipes has brought a level of convenience that we have not had before in our lives. This means that evenContinue Reading
Attorney for Injury at Daycare
As a parent, it’s scary when our children get hurt. It can be painful for the entire family when a child is injured . . . especially at the hands of another person or daycare. Daycare injuries happen every day. While sometimes it is normal, everyday bruises and scrapes, otherContinue Reading