Paul Schoenfeld

Dating’s complicated when you have children — but don’t give up

If you approach it the right way, you’ll find a more fulfilling relationship the second time around.

 

As time seems to accelerate, try to make the most of it

As we age, our experience of time radically changes. The solution? Live life to the fullest.

 

The new school year is fast approaching. Is your family ready?

Here’s how parents can help kids make the transition from summer break to the teacher’s classroom.

 

Do you have an anxious kid? Help him develop relaxation skills

The National Institute of Health reports a 20% increase in anxiety disorders among children.

Controlling your actions when you’re hot under the collar

You can’t control your feelings, but there’s never a good reason to lose your temper. Here’s what to do.

‘It takes a village to raise a child’ African proverb is true

Coaches, teachers, aunts, uncles, grandparents and family friends can look out for your children.

How to keep that mellow summer feeling throughout the year

Remember to relax, breathe and live in the present, not the past or future.

Valuable lessons learned after a stay in ‘grandpa heaven’

He doesn’t have to tell grandparents how lovely it is to behold the next generation. But he does have some tips.

How to get the most enjoyment out of your family vacation

The keys: leave expectations, social media and, most of all, work at home. Just take a vacation.

Five ways to nurture your love to build a strong relationship

Jobs, careers and friends will come and go. It’s what we put into our relationships that supports us.

The teenage years are tough on parents. Here’s how to cope.

There’s no doubt this will be a challenging time (due to hormones) but you will get your kid back.

Now that school’s out, it’s time to establish a new routine

Have a family meeting to set expectations for summer break. Discuss bedtimes, curfew, chores, etc.

Here’s how parents can address their child’s body image issues

Above all, teach your children to approach their weight and shape in a healthy way — through self-love.

Grandparents play an important role in their family’s lives

The relationship they form with their grandchild becomes a model on how to be a grandparent.

Trauma in adulthood can begin in the first 2 months of life

Prevention and early intervention are vital, speakers at the International Trauma Conference say.

How to negotiate a summer at home with your college student

It can be a jarring transition for the both of you, so set ground rules and talk them over together.

Four ways to overcome loneliness in a Facebook ‘friend’ era

We have have hundreds of “friends” and “followers” on social media, yet we’re feeling lonely.

Five steps to teach a ‘spirited child’ to control her behavior

Be patient and persisent. You’ll know it’s working when your kid has fewer tantrums.

Six traits you need to be able to overcome life’s challenges

We can do pretty much anything we set our mind to — within the realm of what is in our control.

Are you wasting your time and energy? Check your fuel tank

If it helps you become more disciplined, think of each hour of the day as a penny you get to spend.