Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce

Most of us are keenly aware of our country’s high divorce rates, although recent statistics indicate that the numbers may be dropping. Regardless, divorce is a tough pill for any couple to swallow, and it could be even more traumatic for their children....

Teens and Suicide – What You Need to Know

In a recent post, I discussed adolescent depression and the many tragic issues associated with it. Certainly not the least of these is suicide, which is listed as the third-leading cause of death among 10- to 24-year-olds. The topic recently garnered a significant...

Fighting Fair in Front of the Kids

Couples argue. That’s a fact of life. But when fighting takes place in front of the kids, things can get complicated. That’s when arguments between spouses and partners take on new meaning as they may drastically impact their audience. While it may be true...