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Game review LEGOs and Lincoln Logs. Back when I was a kid—oh, a hundred years or so ago—those were the building blocks of dreams. With a big ol' bucket full of interconnecting blocks or notched...
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Darren Lewis is a father of four boys and the founder of “Fathering Adventures”. Darren discusses how a father can best help his son transition into manhood... in a healthy way. He also shares some...
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Question As a divorced woman, what can I do about my young child's resistance to my efforts to develop relationships with men and to have a social life outside the home? My son simply doesn't like to...
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Peer pressure is a powerful force in a teen’s life. But not all peer pressure is bad for them. Almost all teens get to an age where they pull away from mum and dad and instead look to their friends...
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Question: What should I do about conflicts between my child and my new spouse? I was remarried last summer, and though my 10 year old daughter was warm and friendly towards my husband during the...
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Taking care of ageing parents is one of life's toughest responsibilities. But planning and cooperation will ease the adjustment – for parents and adult children alike. Caring for an ageing parent is...
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Previous in series Parenting a child with special needs My daughter, Chloe, is amazingly verbal, emotionally sensitive and quite a beauty. She knows what she wants, which is, of course, to be a...
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One day my teenage twin sons decided they didn’t want to help around the house. One said, “All we do is work! We go to school, then to practice. We come home and have dinner, then do homework.” “We...
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Previous in series Working with the school The 3 and 4 year olds marched into "big church" with giggles and flushed faces. Parents strained to find their children as the young performers began their...
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Previous in this series Romance and Intimacy Life isn’t fair If we live long enough, we’ll experience joy and laughter, sorrow and pain. There is nothing like a crisis to awaken compassion for others...
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Game Review Fortnite is a video game that's drawn the cross-pollinating attention of, well, nearly everyone—from famous rappers, to pro football players, to various online personalities, to that...
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Previous in this series Stress and Conflict One of the greatest frustrations in caring for a special needs child or adult is the difficulty of trying to understand what they are trying to communicate...