All of us could probably get better at empathy, but men in particular tend to be raised in our society to focus on facts and solutions rather than feelings and relationships. Here is a list of questions a husband can ask his wife in order to be more empathic.
Here’s a Top Ten list of ways you can give more support to your partner to build a stronger, more resilient relationship.
It is common for parents to feel like the glass is half empty rather than half full. For that we would like to offer a Parent’s meditation on gratitude.
Feeling the stresses of multiple commitments tugging at you can make you feel like you can never take care of any single one as much as you would like. We’ve listed just a few ways that you can help serve yourself in this column.
It’s really natural to feel pulled in a million directions when you’re a mother. Many people have a hard time seriously getting on their own side, so that they feel mobilized to reduce their suffering and increase their happiness. Here are some quick methods.
In this column I will describe how to comfort the self of each parent and the comforts of support.
With kids there is just too much for one person to do alone, and each parent has a big stake in what the other one does with the child. Here we explore what makes a good partnership and how to assess it.
In this column, we present effective ways to bridge disagreements, create workable compromises, establish accountability, and follow through on promises — in short, how two parents can negotiate well with each other.
Loss of sleep is a major reason why many mothers of young children feel depleted; besides wearing you out, sleep deprivation robs the brain of certain substances you need for health and well-being. Here are some suggestions.
There are gains and losses for both parents in the arrival of their child. This article is a summary of the process and some suggestions for what a father or partner can do.
This is a brief summary of suggestions to bring some of the social aspects back in to life after having a child.
Sleep deprivation, little time for oneself, feeling let down, vicious cycles of finger-pointing, the in-laws and more are all causes for marital conflict. Here we present five key methods to solve these problems – and maintain an intact family in which to raise precious children.
When you relax a bit and come back to yourself, the true gifts of parenting come back to mind, the ones that go deeper than giving our kids toys and games.
In relationships, women generally tend to focus on feeling connected, while men are sensitive to status and dominance. Each gender style is valid and skill with the other gender’s style lets you shift gears effectively, depending on what’s needed.
In this column we will explore how parents can support the development of the positive motivations within their kids that will draw them toward productive and healthy paths.