Category Archives: Family

Having Close Friendships Can Actually Improve Your Health

Even though you may enjoy the friends that you have in your life, would you go so far as to say they’re good for your health? The truth is that friends can significantly impact your overall well-being. People that have … Continue reading

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How Do Children Make Friends?

If your child could be considered a loner and has a difficult time making friends at school, it helps to understand the natural process of how children make friends. Share a Common Interest One child will connect with another when … Continue reading

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What Are the Benefits of Volunteering?

If you’ve never volunteered before, you could be missing out on a truly rewarding experience. Although most people find it hard to devote their time to a cause in between obligations from work and family, volunteering can benefit your emotional … Continue reading

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Are You in Need of New Friends? Here’s Where to Begin

Anytime you go through a major change in life, you may need to make new friends. This could include a divorce, a move to a new city, or retirement, causing your life’s circumstances to change drastically and opening the door … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Children

If you’re leaving your child for the first time with a babysitter or at daycare, the thought of separation anxiety can be daunting. We’ve all heard stories before of children that scream, cry, and throw tantrums as soon as their … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Child Love Exercise

If you have taken a good look around or have read recent statistics, it’s plain to see that childhood obesity is on the rise. If you want your family to be the exception rather than the rule, there are a … Continue reading

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Despite the Economy, Family Dining Is on the Rise

According to a recent CNBC report, many families are enjoying the freedom of spending money on extras once again, including the popular favorite of dining out at restaurants. Family Friendly Dining Is on the Upswing Although restaurants have seen a … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Enjoy Your Family This Christmas

Although many blended families associate the holidays with a time of chaos, it’s possible to enjoy the season with your nearest and dearest when you prepare to navigate stressful situations in advance. 1.    Manage Expectations Instead of expecting perfection this … Continue reading

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Quick Tips to Save Money This Holiday Season

Although many people associate the holidays with the opportunity to hemorrhage cash, you can still make merry without breaking your family budget. Host Your Own Party For starters, instead of skipping holiday parties because you can’t afford to bring a … Continue reading

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How to Keep Kids Entertained at a Holiday Meal

If you’re hosting the family gathering for Christmas or Thanksgiving this year, you probably have dozens of details on your mind. Baking a turkey, making pies, and making sure that you have enough folding tables and chairs for all of … Continue reading

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