Paul Schoenfeld

It takes a village to raise a child — and take care of the elderly

With the right support network, an older adult can be reborn in his or her final years. Like Dixie.

 

Don’t do these four things when sending kids off to college

Here are some back-to-school pointers for parents of freshmen going off to university.

 

Don’t wait — talk about end of life when you’re young and healthy

Simply designating a health-care proxy is not enough — a discussion is just as important.

 

Reconnect with your partner with little acts of kindness

Over time, couples can take each other for granted. Here’s how to help rekindle feelings of love.

Grandparenting 101: Important lessons for new grandparents

You can play a vital role in the lives of your grandkids while providing support to your children.

Are you overweight? Childhood trauma affects our health as adults

What started as study on adult obesity uncovered a link to 10 adverse experiences in childhood.

If you’re looking for inspiration, watch 2013 film ‘One Chance’

The British-American biopic is about opera singer and “Britain’s Got Talent” winner Paul Potts.

How to keep your peace, even when you’re not on vacation

Here are some strageties for staying relaxed when you’re on the hamster wheel that is modern life.

Kids may get a break from school, but parenting is a 24/7 job

Here are some tips to help keep Mom and Dad on top of things over summer vacation.

Understanding suicide: We can’t see how depressed someone feels

Here’s what family and friends can do to help if they suspect their loved one is suicidal.

Studies: Psychedelic drugs could treat anxiety and depression

This research — still in preliminary stages — starts where scientists in the 1960s and ’70s left off.

Teenagers are coming of age at a time when optimism is waning

With school shootings, global warming and political divisiveness, teens worry about growing up.

Find joy and meaning while at work — even when it’s challenging

After the Great Recession, many of us are working harder and longer hours. It makes us disengage.

Winning and losing: When is praise positive or negative?

Which behaviors should parents encourage — effort, performance, attitude or team spirit?

Rise in anxiety and depression correlates to social disruption

Our mental health issues are tied to loss of meaningful work, social support and financial security.

Everyday courage: Find it when you leave your comfort zone

New experiences expand our horizons, build new skills and strengthen weak muscles.

How to help your youngster become a successful adult

Research suggests it’s more important to play with your toddler than teach her the alphabet.

No matter your age, the value of friendship stays the same

We tend to have friends we’ve kept for many years, but it’s also important to develop new friendships.

Ways to help you keep your cool when you’re stressed out

Follow these six practices to calm back down when your temper starts to flair up.

The parenting power struggle: Are you spoiling your kids?

Follow these guidelines the next time your child has a temper tandtrum to get what she wants.