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Divorced Families Experience More Stress During the Holidays The holidays are a time of celebration and time with family. Unfortunately, this often creates extra challenges and stress.  For most families, the holiday chaos can be tricky to navigate and stress levels can skyrocket.  For children of...

If you are home on spring break with your teen, you have probably experienced her lack of interest in doing anything over break- asserting that she "just wants to chill." If your teen has no plans to go on a trip for break and YOUR idea of spring break isn't watching him focused on some variation of a screen (video games, social media, texting, tv, taking selfies, etc.) while on the couch eating snacks, then why not make the time off from school an opportunity for your family to chill out together?

It is no secret that children's relationships are shaped by their family experiences. It’s true- children understand the world according to the ways they see their parents behave. This idea of social learning means children are constantly observing communication skills, family values and beliefs, problem solving, conflict resolution,...