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Friday, October 31, 2008

Enough! An Alarming Trend in Education

A study released last week uncovers a trend that should be alarming to all parents: for the first time ever, today's American kids are less likely than their parents to graduate high school.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Time Together is the Best Thing

Colin is 11 and he loves tennis. Not long ago, his grandparents were visiting, and Colin asked if they could watch him play. So Colin and his dad, Brian, got their racquets and took grandma and grandpa to the high school courts. They all had a great time.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

How to Bond with Your Baby

When Gary first held his son, it was awkward. The child cried and he didn’t know what to do. It was obvious that his wife already felt a deep affection for this new member of the family. But Gary didn’t know what to say, and there was no rush of emotion, no glow in his eyes.

Friday, October 17, 2008

The Most Important Hour in Your Home?

For many years, research has been telling us that kids do better when their family has dinner together. Teenagers are less likely to use drugs and alcohol and less likely to have high stress. Kids of all ages do better in school, especially reading.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Co-Parenting For Our Kids

As I look back on my own personal experiences with co-parenting, I can only draw one conclusion: I could have saved a lot of time and avoided a lot of stress if had I worried more about my behavior than my ex's.  To save other guys the same painful and unnecessary process, here are the challenges that I faced when I became a single dad and had to learn to co-parent with my ex and the hard lessons I learned.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Words that Change Children’s Lives

What would cause a woman to say she loved someone she has barely met? The answer comes from the sister of one of our staff members.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Can I really bond with this child?

Those who have never adopted a child may ask, "Can I really bond with a child who isn't biologically mine?"

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