Is ex-wife in your life is a vortex of drama? Are you a stepmom seeking to understand your situation? Read on for answers.
Children have the right to see both parents, even in high-conflict custody situations. This article will explain why a specific court is necessary and give examples of language that can be used.
Are you the black sheep of your family? Are you the one who takes all the blame? Learn why families label certain members this way, and how you can cope.
Every day, adult children, spouses, and family members place their aging loved ones into nursing homes. Although society has become very accepting of this practice, it isn't always the best choice for the person. This article looks at the legal and moral side of this increasing social practice.
Does your mother-in-law suck the joy out of your life and make you feel powerless? Then it's time to take your power back.
There may come a time when you have endured a harmful and stressful family relationship, and you may wonder if cutting ties is right for you.
Have a friend that is estranged from one or both of their parents? Here are a few things you should avoid saying to them, as well as three things they need to hear.
Guidelines for visiting new parents with their baby in the first few weeks. Don't turn up unannounced, don't create extra work, be helpful and admire the baby.
Even if the daughter-in-law enters the relationship with defiance, a wise mother-in-law can bring love into a friendly, supportive relationship in which love becomes mutual—because both need it.
Parents often have a favorite child, no matter how much they deny it. Favoritism impacts how parents think, feel, and act towards their offspring. It also affects the kids. Here are the signs Mom and Dad are playing favorites.
This sequel to "14 Signs You Have a Toxic Mother-In-Law" reveals if the relationship with a toxic mother-in-law can change for the better after you give her grandchildren.
Newspapers.com is a wonderful resource for researchers. Genealogists love it! Here are tips from a librarian for getting the best results from your searches.
Your sisters are your first friends, but after you grow up and move away, how do you stay close? Here are a few ideas to help you keep your sisterly ties strong as you juggle life.
When a stepmom feels unappreciated for her contributions to a blended family, her physical and psychological health can be affected. This article is a guide for any woman or stepmom who wishes to reduce the stress in her life through disengagement.
Sinkholes are where the ground sinks under you without warning. My husband and I fell into so many of these sinkholes, I felt it necessary to share a warning with other blended families in hopes of helping people avoid these.