American Teens Are Even More Stressed Than Adults

American Teens Are Even More Stressed Than Adults By Carolyn Gregoire Last year, the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America survey found that Millennials, aged 18-33, were the country’s most-stressed generation. Now, the title belongs to an even younger demographic: American teenagers. Even before the pressures of work and adulthood set in, for most young…

What About Working Fathers?

What About Working Fathers? By Lauren Stiller Rikleen Over the past few decades, we’ve seen reams of research and articles about the challenges that confront working mothers and been given heaps of advice on what corporate leaders can do about it. But what about working fathers? A series of studies from the Boston College Center…

Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Back-to-School Tips for Parents Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears (and your own) with these teacher-approved tips. Meet the new teacher. For kids, one of the biggest back-to-school fears is “Will I like my new teacher?” Breaking the ice early on is…

The Effects of Fathers Not Paying Attention to Daughters

The Effects of Fathers Not Paying Attention to Daughters By Kimberly Dyke Whether a father always puts himself first, is obsessed with his career or is simply absent, daughters can feel the effects of not receiving their dad’s attention long into their adult years. Sometimes a father can be intimidated by the roller-coaster emotions of…

Estate Planning

Estate Planning   By Megan L.W. Jerabek   Personal Record Retention Top Ten If you were to become incapacitated or die, would your agents, trustees or personal representatives know where to find the key to your safe deposit box? The title to your car? Or, your account numbers and passwords? If not, it is time to…

Spring Recipes and Snacks

Spring Recipes and Snacks   Yogurt Popsicles 1 carton vanilla yogurt 1 can (6 ounce) concentrated fruit juice, (unsweetened (orange works well) dash of vanilla and/or honey (*do not use honey if giving to children under 1 year) Mix well and freeze in molds (3oz paper cups can be used). For handles, insert wooden sticks…

Math is fun

Math is fun  By Mary Warren Dads, help your child to be a Math Whiz! Children learn math concepts as you interact with them. Help them see how math is involved in everyday life with these simple ideas: Point out circles, squares, and triangles in books or on store signs. Label the shape with the…

Father Hunger

By Charlyne Gelt, Ph.D., (PSY22909), M.F.T. Currently, a hunger for the masculine father figure exists in crisis proportion in the American family — a hunger for someone who presents as a steadfast, focused, goal-directed and compassionate guide for young males. Parents have become increasingly removed — both emotionally and physically — from their families due…