Immigrant and Changing Parenting Values

What do you teach children after moving to a new country? Immigrant parents almost always face a serious conflict between some of the values they grew up with, on the one hand, and new and different values that are dominant in their new country of residence. In fact, this is a burning issue facing even […]

Three Powerful Ways To Get teenagers to work with you

OK so this friend of mine wants to know what’s going on with teenagers anyway. In her exact words, “I provide for them pretty well… better than most parents.  I talk to them.  I allow them to talk to me.  I set fair rules and stick to them.  I give them the freedom they need […]

The Agony Of Shattered Lives; Parenting In the 21st Century

Mommy shrieked out in pain as if someone had stuck a dagger straight to her heart. She couldn’t hold it in any longer. Her body heaved and shook. Her knees crumbled and she sunk to the floor… like the bird that just hit a glass window. Sheer Agony. She wrapped her wringing hands to her breast […]