ParentFurther Blog


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.

Other Blog Posts

By: Nancy Tellett-Royce, author and parenting expert

Are you looking for ways to connect at a deeper level with your child? Begin a spark journey together!

If you want to get fights going in your family, talk about politics. If you want to get thoughtful discussions going, talk about current policies and issues.

Ah, young love. The season for young romance is in full swing, and some parents may be experiencing first-time love. Concerns are natural. After all, we’ve all been there!

How do you deal with cabin fever?

In our family, we get creative!

Guest blogger, Dr. David Walsh responds to the emerging debate surrounding Amy Chua’s new book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother…

I remember very well when both of my kids entered the separation anxiety stage. One clung to me like a life raft. The other screamed any time I got near.

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

It’s that time of year. It’s cold and flu season.

What has surprised you lately about parenting?
The other evening, my son said, “I need a cape for social studies tomorrow!”

By: Dr. Peter Benson

Parenting is a rewarding challenge, but discovering opportunities and making time to build relationships with young people in our communities can be challenging as well.

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Every parent needs mentors. Each one of us needs wise, helpful parents as we journey through parenthood. We’ll be more successful if we have other parents who mentor and support us.