7 Ways To Help Your Child Through A Divorce

“What about the kids?”


This question is often the most important concern on the minds of parents involved in a divorce.  There’s a good reason for that. In many cases, divorce leads to dismal outcomes for children. From lower self-esteem…

5 Ways To Teach Happiness To Kids




If you're like most parents, you want your kids to find happiness in life more than anything else. Despite the craziness of growing up (chores, sports practices, piano recitals, science projects, sibling rivalry, and on and on.....) parents want their…


5 Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know About Ireland

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, people around the world are celebrating their Irish heritage (or they're pretending to be Irish at the moment).  Rivers are being dyed green, parades are filling city streets, and Irish music and dancing are…


Anxious Kid? How To Calm Your Child

The classroom buzzes with tension on a test day.  Many students handle the situation serenely, but others are absolutely freaking out.  Nervous kids tend to trigger a chain reaction of anxiety, and sometimes even the calmest children can be drawn…


5 Ways To Make Your Teen Happier

Pimples.  Hormonal changes.  Emotional extremes.  Argumentativeness.  Romantic relationships.  If you have an adolescent son or daughter, you may be living through these and other aspects of the teen years.  It's a period of great upheaval, for kids and parents (not…


A Risk-Free Fundraising Idea For Your Charity Or Nonprofit

Whether feeding the hungry, sheltering homeless animals, or providing other valuable services, charities and nonprofits impact society in many ways.  However, charities and nonprofits can't serve their communities without the funding that keeps them afloat.  Are you affiliated with a…


5 Tips For Getting A Raise

Would you like a raise?  Are you worried that your job might go to a robot someday?  Do you want to lower your stress level and improve your happiness?  


By boosting your creativity, you make yourself more valuable on the…


5 Ways Tai Chi Can Help Children


Many thanks to Marcus Clarke for providing this fascinating guest blog post.  Marcus regularly blogs at psysci, a psychology and science blog that examines the latest research and explains how findings can impact and improve people’s lives.  I've included


Fiddlin' Across America

Last summer, the six members of the Ferry family did something truly crazy.  We drove our 2003 Honda Odyssey nearly 7,000 miles from Richmond to Seattle and home again.  Needless to say, it was a very loud minivan.

Along the…