Leading Women for Shared Parenting (LW4SP) was founded to dispel the widespread myth that it is only – or even mainly – disgruntled fathers with limited access to their children who promote equal shared parenting as the default model for separating parents. That is simply not the truth.
When Don Reed’s ex-wife, Maggie Deigh, fled to Mexico with their 4-year-old daughter and Deigh’s 16-year-old daughter from another marriage, Reed feared he would never see his child again. Angie Anaya Borgedalen reports for the Liberty Tribune.
It is important that we discipline in a way that teaches responsibility by motivating our children internally, to build their self-esteem and make them feel loved. The International Network for Children and Families suggests the following ten keys to parenting that have been proven to provide children with a sense of well-being and security.
Often times when we think of healthy living and keeping fit we usually think of mothers. Due to tradition, women are thought of as the sole provider of health and proper dieting. Nonetheless, both parents play an equal role in the health and fitness of the family.
“I don’t understand why my daughter is so depressed?”…“Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?”…“Why does my daughter date idiots?”…“Why does my son have such low self esteem?” If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the “dad effect!” Article by James L West, MA, LMHC, NCC, Communicator, Author, Coach and…
As the leaves turn to hues of brown and orange and the air gets cooler, children often become fidgety at the thought of staying indoors. Here are some creative ideas for making memories, strengthening relationships, and having fun with your children during the fall season.