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.
Here are some additional resources as we start the new school year from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)… The National Association of School Psychologists has a free tip sheet for parents as their children return to school. Find it here: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/home_school/b2shandout.aspx Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) also has some […]
Other than homework, another way parents can help their children succeed is by getting involved directly with the school. The more your child’s teacher and school administration are familiar with you, the more likely they are to keep in touch with you, and keep you aware of how your child is doing in school. There […]
We all know that the economic times are tough: stocks are down, unemployment is up. While the economy certainly affects our wallet, it can also affect our family. Did you know that money worries are the # 1 cause of couple disputes? In a recent study Authors, Papp, Cumings and Goeke-Morey, in the February 2009 […]