ParentFurther Blog


By: Dr. Jenna Sethi, Guest Blogger

What do you like most about being with your family? In our November webinar, Nurturing Strong Family Relationships During the Teenage Years, we asked webinar participants to tell us what they enjoy most about being together as a family.

Other Blog Posts

Most schools have a standard set of requirements for student immunizations, vision, and hearing tests, but lately there has been a growing trend of parents who are refusing to give kids’ all their immunizations—which puts everyone at risk. Are we being swayed by medical myths instead of medical facts?

When I first became a parent, I enjoyed reading books by people who were honest about parenting. These books said parenting wasn’t as easy as it looked, and that sometimes it was downright hard and frustrating. Some studies say that parents can’t be happy because parenting is such hard work. Take an honest look within; what do you see?

I’ve always loved playing with my kids. It’s fun to read a baby’s face closely, make an exaggerated face, and get a smile or play peek-a-boo, and get a giggle. As kids become toddlers, they love to ride you like a camel—or an unpredictable cow—that may switch directions or slowly collapse to the floor to take a nap…

As a parent, my favorite part of summer is the laid-back routine. Our schedule tends to be too full during the school year so that by the time summer arrives, we’re all ready to have time to hang out more…

When my children were young (ages 6 and younger), it sometimes felt like a huge battle of who had more influence on my them: me, or what they were seeing on TV or in the movies…

I want my kids to grow up well, and I know as a parent, I can’t do it alone…

At what age should our teens be hitting the road?

Is our society overlooking the dangers of teen marijuana use?

Why do so many teens want to get pregnant?

Are you guilty?