While more men attend therapy than ever, it’s still a hard sell for many. Here, five once-reluctant men who decided to make the leap share their experience.
Published Sat, Jan 7 202310:09 AM ESTUpdated Sat, Jan 7 20235:47 PM EST Margot Machol Bisnow, Contributor Some parents…
Parenting is continuously evolving with time and it has never been more clear than if we look at Generation Z and their core values. The strategies our parents used are no longer valid and parents need to get with the times and adopt a better approach to raising kids.
Indifferent. Working. Absent. Stereotypes of fathers as disengaged and unloving are common, and generally underscored with longstanding cultural images of dads as incompetent in the role as parent.
Recently, my husband and I had a talk with our teen boys about phones. There was too much mindless scrolling going on, and we had an idea. What if, we said, you plug your phones in downstairs, in the basement? And when you need them, you go downstairs, do what you need to do, come back.
Listening is more than just paying attention. It’s about understanding the story being told.
Divorced parents almost always find the issue of co-parenting as one of the stickiest challenges of all in their new and uncharted relationship. In virtually every case, children suffer as a result of a divorce. They feel torn between two parents and the parents’ now separate lives.
These days, there’s no shortage of parenting styles. But after working with thousands of families for more than 20 years, I’ve…
Financial discussions need to start early.
Here’s how you and your partner can balance out the everyday burdens.
The mental load of parenting can weigh anyone down. That’s why, whenever possible married couples must ask themselves: Am I doing enough? Is my partner taking on too much? What can I help with to share the mental load? Because when one partner takes on too much, it’s easy to buckle under the weight.
It takes a lot of work for two parents to get to the point where they can say their co-parenting relationship is going really well. For most families, there is still room for improvement. Rather than focusing on what’s not working, though, identify what is going well so that you can accentuate the positive as work toward resolving conflicts with your ex.