Entries Tagged as 'friends'

Finding the right friends for your child

November 19th, 2009 / 1 Comment

Do you know who your kids’ friends are? Who do they hang out with? Who is influencing your children? Birds of a feather, flock together, they say. Here are some ways to make sure our kids are with a good flock: 1. Volunteer at your children’s school. You will easily identify who are good kids […]

How to deal with bad influence

January 17th, 2009 / 3 Comments

A reader asks, “How hard do you push your opinions when your kid has a friend that you really don’t approve of?” How hard you push depends a lot on the age of your child.  You have more influence on a child in single digit age than a teenager. With kids of all ages, this […]

Making your home inviting

May 5th, 2008 / 7 Comments

As a parent, we are concern with who our children’s friends are, aren’t we? We know that their peers have a strong influence on the way our children will turn out. What is the best way for a parent to see who your children hang out with and what they are like when they are […]

You Need Some Friends

November 8th, 2007 / 1 Comment

Being at home with little ones can be a lot of fun…and a big drain on you. Nobody can work a 24/7 schedule without a break as a mother does and remain sane. I’ve been there. Some days, I had to say, “Get me outta here!” And that’s exactly what you should do. Before you […]


October 31st, 2007 / No Comments

What do you hope your children will be like when they grow up? We want them to have a good education, be financially secure, settle down and have a good family, right? Have you thought about wanting your children to be compassionate people? Merriam-Webster defines compassion as “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a […]