The Families That Can’t Afford Summer

The Families That Can’t Afford Summer   WHAT are your kids up to this summer? Sounds like a casual question. But for working parents at this time of year, it’s loaded. What have you managed to pull together that will keep your kids engaged, healthy, happy and safe, while still allowing you to keep feeding…

Data Show Benefits of Fathers

Data Show Benefits of Fathers Research into the family continues to confirm the importance of two parents as the best basis for bringing up children. One common problem in the last few decades is the absence of fathers, and the corresponding rise of families headed by single mothers. A recent report confirmed that the role…

Work-Life Balance Gets Harder for Working Moms

Work-Life Balance Gets Harder for Working Moms By Brittney Helmrich Being a working mom may be more stressful than you realize, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible. A new report from eMarketer found that while the majority of mothers in the United States work (7 in 10, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau…

The Rise of the Single Dad

The Rise of the Single Dad More than 2.6 million households in America are headed by a single father. When his son, Kyle, was four months old, Stefan Malliet woke up to his crying at three o’clock in the morning. Stefan tried to figure out what was wrong—Kyle wasn’t hungry, his diaper wasn’t dirty, but…

You Are NOT Alone!

You Are NOT Alone! By Chris Garner What is the most dangerous place for a person or a couple? Isolation. Yet, what do people and couples tend to do when they experience trouble? Isolate. We tend to think that we are alone and that no one else in the world experiences the problems and trouble…

5 ways you are unknowingly destroying your wife and killing your marriage

5 ways you are unknowingly destroying your wife and killing your marriage By Aaron Anderson It’s tough being a man these days. Modern men are expected to be sensitive, caring and in tune with their feelings; while at the same time they’re still expected to be strong, protectors and able to fix anything that breaks….

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace By Sachi Barreiro As an employer, you have a responsibility to maintain a workplace that is free of sexual harassment. This is your legal obligation, but it also makes good business sense. If you allow sexual harassment to flourish in your workplace, you will pay a high price in…

February 2016 Financial Matters – Stuart Burns

February 2016 Financial Matters – Stuart Burns It’s that season of the year that a lot of people don’t look forward to when Uncle Sam wants to reconcile finances with you – also known as tax season.   This month we are going to review some tips we can be doing to make the process less…

How do you teach a kid to be a dad?

 How do you teach a kid to be a dad? By Maeve E. Gearing “I have a couple where the father is 15 years old and comes on a skateboard to the home visit.” About 9 percent (900,000) of American men become fathers before their twentieth birthday. Many of these young fathers grew up in…