What Our Children Need From Us

on January 20, 2015

Divorce is hard on children; few dispute this. The irony is that the very people who have hurt our children are the ones who can and must help them heal-that would be you and me. We hold the key to our children’s pain, but also to their healing. The problem is that we too grew […]

Building a Stepfamily That Lasts, Part One

on January 11, 2015

Stepfamilies are somewhat of an enigma in our culture. Divorce rates are higher in stepfamilies than in nuclear families, yet census data suggests that soon stepfamilies will outnumber all other family forms. Divorce rates overall are stable, hovering around 45-50%, yet marriage rates are actually dropping. Some suggest that we are losing faith in marriage—I […]


on January 1, 2015

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum We tend to worry so much about what children see and experience when they are watching television or surfing the internet. But children have another view of the world. It’s the things they see and hear everyday […]

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