Fathers Are Parents, Too

The next time you are on Facebook, pay special attention to the comments people make about fathers and their kids: “My husband is babysitting the kids tonight so I can get out of the house!” “Did Daddy dress the baby today?” “Wait—he stays at home with the kids so you...

Relationship Advice You Should Ignore

Relationships aren’t easy. At one point or another, every couple fights or comes to a problem that they can’t seem to solve. Often when issues arise in a relationship, one (or both) of the partners talk to friends or family members to get advice. Sometimes, the advice...

When Should You Seek Marriage Counseling?

Maybe you’ve only heard of people going to a marriage counselor after a spouse has had an affair or in a last-ditch effort to keep their marriage alive. Although couples do go to therapy because of those issues, they definitely aren’t the only motives for seeking...

Keeping Your Cool With Your Kids

Most people don’t like having to yell at their children in order to get them to listen, but some parents don’t know of any other way. It’s a parent’s job to teach their children, but how can they do that if the kids won’t listen? Instead of losing your cool, here are...

Spend Time With Yourself This Valentine’s Day

February can be a difficult month for those who are hopeless romantics. It’s full of cheesy advertisements about love, aisles full of red and pink, romantic comedies on television, and overpriced roses. The truth is that Valentine’s Day usually doesn’t turn out how...

Breaking Up When You Live With Your Significant Other

In some of our past blog posts, we’ve talked in depth about tips for dealing with a breakup and how to get through a divorce. However, what happens when you and your significant other break up, and you are living together? Any breakup is difficult and emotional, but...

Be True to You.

It’s easy to say–just be yourself–but it can be extremely hard to do. As human beings, we want to be and feel loved. In order to accomplish this, we sometimes tweak ourselves so that we are “more likable” to different types of people. Some people feel the need to try...

When Your Family Body Shames You

In a previous blog post, we talked about the negative emotions that come when we judge or criticize our bodies constantly. The act of criticizing yourself or others based on physical appearance is called body shaming, and it is something done by women and men of all...

When Your Kids Are Bullied, Part 3

This is our final post in a series about bullying. In our first blog post, we discussed how to handle a situation in which your children are being bullied; in the second post, we talked about how to overcome the feelings you can be left with after being bullied. The...

When Your Kids Are Bullied, Part 2

This is a special blog series on bullying. In our last blog post, we talked about how to help your child if he or she is being bullied.   It doesn’t matter when you were bullied—in grade school, in college, or in your workplace—a bully can affect your life years after...