Practical Family Living News
Volume 15, Issue 4Fall 2008
Why Do Children Misbehave? What Do They Get Out of It?
By: Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC
Children misbehave for several reasons. Want to know the underlying main reasons why they misbehave? That is what this article covers in an easy and readable style. Every parent of children young and old will â€œget something out of this one.â€
Nurturing Your Child's Relationship With God
By: Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC
The various stages of a child's growth create numerous needs as well as avenues in which a parent can help the child turn towards a relationship with God. This article includes the stages of growth and outlines simple ways a parent can create an atmosphere where the child may be able to live a life of simple faith in His love for them.
This is Your Life: Adolescents Leaving Home
By: Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC
This article addresses launching as a transition in family life, and ways one can prepare for it.
Stay Strong While Raising Strong Willed Children
By: Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW
Strong willed children can be amazingly creative, innovative and steadfast while at the same time frustrating and exhausting to parents. This article discusses some tools for parents to use to teach, train and motivate their strong willed child.
HAPPY KIDS, PEACEFUL PARENTS
By: Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT
Nature is filled with the very nature of God Himself. Article explains how God can use His creation for uniting families through opening up communication, and simple enjoyment of one another.
Mealtime Tips - Make it Happen!
Provides practical information you can use today to make mealtime a priority and to help your family enjoy mealtimes.
Kids in the Wheelbarrow: Cultivating Trust in the Home
Explore your definition of trust, discover what trust means in your home, and begin to cultivate a trusting environment.