It is not easy putting yourself in your beloved's shoes. Show your partner you are on his team with these helpful hints from authors John Gottman, Ph.D., and Nan Silver of, What Makes Love Last? How to Build and Avoid Betrayal: Secrets from the Love Lab.Continue Reading
Experts are united on this topic: Stepparents are in no way entitled to punish their spouse's children. Instead, they should report back to the biological parent, who then takes action. Patricia Papernow, one of America's foremost experts on stepfamily dynamics, shares how to handle a typical scenario. From The Remarriage Blueprint: How Remarried Couples and Their Families Succeed or Fail.Continue Reading
Successful bedtimes require routine. Think of the routine as going from the day's active pace to a more calm one, so that by the time your toddler is in bed or her crib, she is ready for sleep. From How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success.Continue Reading
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