Divorce: Coping, Communication and Kids

When you decide that your marriage needs to end and you must separate, it can be one of the most difficult times of your life. There are so many aspects of family life that are so drastically different after a divorce, leaving your lives completely changed. But a divorce is something that may ultimately be […]

Building A Better Student: Minor Details

As a kid I heard the old adage about how to eat an elephant – the answer is, of course, one bite at a time. From this I was supposed to learn patience and how to manage large tasks, by breaking them up into manageable pieces. Instead, my ten-year-old mind grappled with why I would […]

How to Be a Good Adoptive Parent

(Editor’s note: Today’s guest post is courtesy of Tim Dalton with some solid advice for adoptive parents. Thanks Tim!) Parenting is not the easiest of jobs in the world – the title of parent may come very easily, but doing the job is a lifelong struggle, one that is fraught with uphill climbs that never […]