Ah, the high school years. That brief window of four years that every pre-teen anxiously waits for and every parent dreads. A recent, fascinating article about the power of the high school experience for teens published in New York Magazine online combines much of what we know (and don’t know) about how adolescent brain development, […]
Typically in mid-March everyone eagerly waits for peaks of spring, which is just around the corner at this time of the year. But with the warm winter most of the country has been experiencing so far in 2012, many people feel that spring has already arrived! Of course, this wonderful season brings along with it […]
Money management is an important skill to have and one that can have a deep impact on a relationship. Many studies have shown that disagreement over money is one of the top 3 reasons that couples state when separating or getting a divorce. Money is important to think about and deal with because it can […]
For all the parents of teenage girls out there, does it seem as if your daughter’s life is constantly filled with DRAMA? They do too! Recently the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio commissioned a study of over 2,000 girls with diverse backgrounds, from Central Ohio. The girls ranged in age from 5th to 12th grade. […]
According to a recent study released by the National Endowment for Financial Education three in 10 Americans say they have lied to their partner about financial matters. This dishonesty can range from lying about small purchases to having secret bank accounts. However little or small, financial matters are of critical importance to a relationship. Taking […]
Research shows that family meals are almost magical. Almost every benefit you could want for your child and your family has been shown to be related to the simple act of sitting down without the TV and eating a meal together.