Other Blog Posts

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

How do you stay close to family members when you’re separated by distance? Whether it’s because of divorce, a military deployment, a student going off to college, or business trips, keeping in touch while you’re away matters. Research reveals that when family members adapt well to change, they’re more likely to weather the ups and downs of being apart. Read more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
Do your kids have a favorite aunt or uncle? Your own relationship with your sibling or siblings can weigh heavily on the type of relationship he or she will have with your child. Learn more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
Don’t you wish you could just be a parent some days instead of a referee of a fight between your kids that never seems to end? Get help here.

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

How do you show affection? When kids are young, it’s often easier. Young children love hugs, saying “I love you,” and snuggling. But as kids get older, they often bristle when you try these things. So, it’s important to adapt. Read more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Is your child’s schedule so busy that you spend your days racing from activity to activity, or does your child refuse to get involved in anything? In order to raise kids well, they need a balance of activities. Learn more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
We all want our kids to succeed in school, but success is not as simple as climbing a ladder. Setbacks will occur. Here’s how to get through the tough times to help your child excel. Read more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
What kind of habits does your child have? Are they mostly good? Mostly bad? Or downright ugly? Help is here!

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Halloween is coming. Are you ready? Follow these five tips for finding the perfect Halloween costume, and bask in all the fun the season has to offer! Read more >

Any parent can relate to this: when kids want something, they want it RIGHT NOW! The more they want it, the louder they get, and the more they push you! Read Jolene’s parenting story about dealing with one impatient, impulsive kid on the ParentFurther blog. Go there now! >

Our talented friend, Kendra from Southern Disposition is a super mom to one adorable, smart, and active preschooler. We’re thrilled that she agreed to share with us this amazingly brilliant list of the amazingly awesome activity ideas she created to keep her preschooler occupied and engaged. Not quite at preschool level yet? No worries. You can still challenge your toddler with many of the ideas on this list. Check it out! >