Creating Agreements That Work

People yearn for relationships they can trust. They want to be able to depend on people. They want relationships characterized by ease, clarity and harmonious cooperation. But, is there any adult who hasn’t felt let down or betrayed by someone who didn’t...

Drop Your Bucket Right Where You Are!

With a leprechaun glint in his eye, my grandfather used to whisper in my ear, "If success were any closer to ya, it'd bite yer nose off!" Being an all-knowing teenager, I felt he was nuts. I couldn't spot my fortune anywhere around me. I couldn't...

How to Introduce Children to Charity

Some of the most common questions we get from parents is when and how to introduce charity into their children's lives. Fortunately, there are straightforward answers to both questions. The when to introduce them to charity is around age three to four. Until then,...

Eating Right for Sleep

Food has a huge impact on a child's well-being. It can energize, increase hyperactivity or induce fatigue. Just as a lack of sleep can jumble a child's thinking or cause learning problems, so can an inadequate diet. Each child is a unique individual, and...

Wedding Planning for Brides

Back in the days, renting a wedding gown for that special day seemed completely absurd and out-of-question! Now the gown rental trend is not only fully accepted, but in full swing and widespread among bridal shops across the country. Brides are simply looking at the...

A Better Day for Fathers

The Women's Movement was the defining social force of the last 30 years. Like all social change, it has a backlash, seen now in patriarchal religious fundamentalism-Christian, Muslim and Hebrew-and estranged fathers. The re-evaluation of fatherhood is the next...