Other Blog Posts

By Sarah Willis, Guest Blogger

Reading rates among children have declined over the years. Fortunately, parents can greatly influence children’s reading habits and set kids on the path to becoming lifelong lovers of books.

By: Becky Post

Many families spend a lot of time in vehicles in the summer, whether it involves a long driving trip or running kids to soccer tournaments. July is National Purposeful Parenting Month and a perfect time to connect with your children occurs in the car.

By: Samantha MacDonald, Web & Social Media Specialist, ParentFurther

You probably ask your kids questions every day. What do you want for supper? Have you cleaned your room yet? These kind of questions require short and to-the-point answers.

By: Brandon Capaletti, Guest Blogger

Today's kids can be under extreme pressure in the world of sports. Many parents, coaches, and even peers are pressuring kids to do better and push harder.

By: Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain

We all want our children to grow up healthy, and we know it is important that they eat nutritious foods and get exercise. Yet mothers, fathers, and other parenting adults often struggle to help their kids develop healthy habits.

By: Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain

Shared family activities lay a foundation for family strengths. Earlier this week, ParentFurther hosted a webinar on the importance of family routines and activities that families can do together. Routines and activities can present great opportunities for family members to enjoy each others’ company and deepen their bonds.

By: Dr. Gene Roehlkepartain

Alcohol use by teens is sometimes considered a “gateway” to a wide range of other high-risk activities, including premature sexual activity and illegal drug use.

By: Kimberly Owens, Guest Blogger

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than nine people are killed each day due to accidents caused by distracted driving, along with more than 1,000 others injured by simply not paying attention to the road.

By: Samantha MacDonald, Web & Social Media Specialist, ParentFurther

Did you know that March is National Talk to Your Teen about Sex Month? It is easier to talk to your kids about sex as they grow older if you consistently make conversations about healthy sexuality a regular part of your relationship.

By: Tina Tan, M.D., Guest Blogger

This flu season is turning into one of the worst in years. Nationwide, several people have died from the flu, and many more have been hospitalized. Influenza affects people of all ages, especially infants and children.