The Not-So-Nuclear Family: Modern Trends Affecting Americans

Category: Parenting

The Not-So-Nuclear Family: Modern Trends Affecting Americans

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the term “Nuclear Family” was first used in 1941. The term itself refers to the traditional notion that a family consists of two parents and their children, but considering that the term is nearly 80 years old, it can be assumed that the world has changed significantly since the term […]

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4 Parenting Mistakes That Affect Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Every parent tries to do what they believe is best when it comes to their child’s upbringing. However, no matter how good our intentions are, some corrective tactics can negatively affect a child’s sense of identity and self-esteem. Children of any age are delicate and haven’t yet fully developed their personalities. That means that they can […]

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Single Parent Hacks: Getting More Done in Less Time

Being a single parent is time-consuming—but that doesn’t mean you have to go crazy trying to make it all work. “I chuckle at those who feel sorry for me. Yes, single parenting might not be the easy path, but I have my tricks and hacks that kind of mean it’s a breeze. I mean, it’s […]

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Paying for Your Child’s College Expenses: A Primer for Co-Parents

When a marriage falls apart, it is always a great stress for both parties, even when they are both 100 percent positive that splitting and living separate lives is exactly what they want. Divorcing spouses are naturally overwhelmed with emotions they may not know how to handle, but these feelings often pass with time — unless, of course, […]

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4 Strategies for Schools to Support Kids Through Divorce

Do you ever stop and think about how resilient kids are? Their brains, bodies, and beliefs about the world are constantly changing, and yet they somehow they learn to thrive. Experiencing the divorce of parents is one upheaval that can interrupt or challenge this development. Kids may worry about the future, blame themselves, or channel […]

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How to Keep Divorce from Affecting Your Teen’s Graduation

Divorce brings a lot of new situations into people’s lives — especially if you have children. Hopefully, when you and your spouse divorced it was done in a civil manner and the children were not put in the middle. This is the ideal situation. However, we do not always get the ideal situation. Conflicts That […]

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Yours, Mine And Two Different Houses?

He Wants to Live in Separate Houses When We Marry. Will that Work?

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Help, My Stepson Ignores Me!

What Am I Doing Wrong? How Can I Do This Right?

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Single Parenting: About the Strong-Willed Child

After Divorce, Parents Must Help Youngster Learn to Control Anger

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Divorced, but Parenting Together

Co-Parenting: Nationwide Effort Would Force Parents to Share Responsibility

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Help! Need Discipline Ideas Now!

What’s a Good Way To Discipline My Youngster? Tips to Help Set Limits

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5 Summer Vacation Tips for Single Parents

Schools Out. Five Great Tips For Your Summer Trip

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Children of Divorce and Ritalin

Study Shows More Kids with Divorced Parents on Ritalin than Other Kids

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Making Lemonade: Is your Nest Empty?

Tips to Help Start your New Life as a Single, Single Parent

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Why is My Kid Lying?

Is It The Divorce? On Purpose? Because They Can’t Help It?

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Anger Training: Preparing Child for Divorce

Parenting: Consider your Children’s Feelings when You and Spouse Separate

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Book Review: Alec Baldwin’s Take on Divorce

Actor Talks about his Daughter, his Ex and Parental Alienation Syndrome

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Three Things Not To Tell Kids

How To Talk To Your Kids About Divorce

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Stepfamily Talk: Sex Between Stepchildren

What Should We Do about Husband’s Son Having Sex with Ex’s New Stepdaughter?

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Kids Act Out Post Divorce. Now What?

3 Real Ways To Help When Kids Revolt Post Divorce

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5 Simple Steps: Telling the Kids

Five Tips to Tell Children that You and Your Spouse are Getting a Divorce

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Getting Through to Anybody: Raising your Child

Single Parenting: After Divorce, Are You Raising your Child to Succeed or Fail?

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Anger Training: Joint or Sole Custody

Parenting: the Pros and Cons of Sole Legal Custody versus Joint Legal Custody

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Study Shows Effects of Divorce on Children

Children: UF Study Shows Girls Do Better in School When Unhappy Parents Divorce

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How Am I Supposed To Co-Parent With This Jerk?

Can You Get Along With The Ex For Your Kids?

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2007 Holiday Gifts For Your Kids

For Single Parents, 10 Hot Gifts That Will Make Your Kids Happy this Holidays

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Warning: Children Are Psychologically Damaged When Parents Fight!

Internalized stress is behind many bad behaviors

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Stepfamily Talk: Plan for Holidays for the Kids

Should I Talk to My Ex about Holidays and Kids and What to Do this Year?

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Cash Problems Stress the Kids

Finances: What to Do when Finances after Divorce Stress Your Children

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