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by Kieran on Feb 20th 2013

Being a parent is not an easy thing to be, and when you have to raise a child by yourself, it is only that much harder. Adjusting has become necessary for many people who are parenting their children alone, because two parent households are getting less and less....

by Kieran on Feb 25th 2011

Baby Boomers Turning 65; What Does It Mean For Us? As of Jan. 1, the first baby boomers turned 65. What can American society expect as boomers retire, age and continue to be active? How will this affect the stigma of growing old? As the birthday celebrations commence,...

by Kieran on Oct 18th 2010

(Sometimes the things that annoy us are really things for which we should give thanks!) For the husband/wife who snores all night, because he/she is at home asleep with me and not with someone else and it means that I have a family. For the teenager who is complaining...

by Kieran on Oct 14th 2010

During summertime, family life becomes more chaotic and less routine. However, summer presents a wonderful new opportunity for parents who choose to grasp it! As I travel the nation putting on parenting events there is one very common question that keeps being...

by Kieran on Oct 2nd 2010

When relatives such as grandparents raise children, it could be due to a parent’s death, military duty or criminal behavior. Some children require a change from drug fueled, abusive homes or parents who are in jail or mentally ill. Grandparents are often...

by Kieran on Jun 16th 2010

The true definition of a grandparent is the parent of a child’s parent. In today’s society, more and more grandparents are stepping in as parents because their son or daughter is unwilling or unable to give their child proper care. While this situation...

by Kieran on Jun 4th 2010

Unique Ideas for Grandparents Looking After Grandchildren and Themselves Grandparents play a significant role in improving the health and all-round development of a child. In the past few years more and more grandparents have entrusted the responsibility of primary...

by Kieran on May 31st 2010

Human beings have the longest dependency on others than any other living creature. We spend our lives in relationships, either toxic or nurturing. If the family of origin was not supportive and loving, we either repeat that pattern or look for other mentors and...