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  • A grandparent's role as teacher. One of the most important is that of teacher. Here are 5 important things that grandparents can teach their grandchildren about reading, skills, values, manners and family heritage.

    Five Important Things Grandparents Can Teach Grandchildren

    Five Important Things Grandparents Can Teach Grandchildren

    by Stephanie Henkel48

  • People love to bitch about their dysfunctional families, but it takes a highly motivated person to end the destructive patterns that have plagued generation after generation. A "transitional character" is someone who recognizes the dysfunction and chooses to end it. I became one and so can you!

    How to Move on From Your Dysfunctional Family and Find Peace

    How to Move on From Your Dysfunctional Family and Find Peace

    by McKenna Meyers12

  • It all started on a sunny afternoon when I came home and told my husband that I did not want him smoking marijuana at our house anymore. I had come to a point in my life were family and addiction did not fit in the same category; I had to choose...

    How Marijuana Addiction Affected My Marriage

    How Marijuana Addiction Affected My Marriage

    by Jaime Dawn Thompson43

  • Learn to fill out the most basic form used in tracing family history. Capture the details of your ancestors' families in an easy-to-find format.

    Genealogy:  The Family Group Sheet

    Genealogy: The Family Group Sheet

    by Liz Elias3

  • Will a subscription to Newspapers.com give you valuable information for your family history research? Here are examples of how it helped me, and why I recommend it.

    Is a Newspapers.com Subscription Worthwhile?

    Is a Newspapers.com Subscription Worthwhile?

    by Virginia Allain7

  • Learning about boundaries and disciplining yourself to use them with a narcissist is essential in managing them.

    Containing a Narcissist

    Containing a Narcissist

    by William E Krill Jr6

  • It's difficult explaining a complex family history. Using screenshots with vintage photos or with a family tree lets you add notes, arrows and boxes to clarify. It's a great way to feature research.

    Using Screenshots With Genealogy

    Using Screenshots With Genealogy

    by Virginia Allain7

  • Most codependent relationships are between a parent and child. The lines between healthy and obsessive are often blurred. Here are 8 signs to help you determine if your relationship is codependent.

    8 Signs You May Have a Codependent Parent

    8 Signs You May Have a Codependent Parent

    by lanablackmoor242

  • Despite the fact that most people will eventually do it, sex is still a subject that makes us squirm—at least when we're talking about it with our parents. Here are some tips on how to make the conversation less awkward.

    How to Comfortably Talk About Sex With Your Mom

    How to Comfortably Talk About Sex With Your Mom

    by SaffronBlossom6

  • In the past five years I have been contacted by my biological father, and my three biological half brothers. Before this contact, I knew little about these people who shared my DNA, and had no idea of their whereabouts. In the case of my father, the...

    When Your Long, Lost Biological Family Contacts You

    When Your Long, Lost Biological Family Contacts You

    by graceomalley16

  • Within four months time, we have had quite a change this year. We had our two children both move out, and my parents move out of state. This is the only family we have here. Here is our story.

    A Recap of Our Family's Sudden Empty Nest

    A Recap of Our Family's Sudden Empty Nest

    by Paula2

  • Building your pedigree chart first will have you on your way to building your family tree in no time. It's simple to make and a great way to "branch out" from your direct lineage to grow your tree.

    How to Start Your Family Tree With a Pedigree Chart

    How to Start Your Family Tree With a Pedigree Chart

    by Adam Chisholme1

  • How do you use ThruLines and other new tools on Ancestry? Here's what I've figured out about these new features added by Ancestry in beta form in March 2019.

    Using ThruLines on Ancestry.com

    Using ThruLines on Ancestry.com

    by Virginia Allain2

  • 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.

    Common Sinkholes in a Blended Family Dynamic

    Common Sinkholes in a Blended Family Dynamic

    by Denise McGill3

  • Sometimes we find ourselves asking why do we need family? There are at least ten reasons why we need family, and here they are.

    Ten Reasons Why We Need Family

    Ten Reasons Why We Need Family

    by Kitty Fields23

  • Some parents don't let go. Here is an article for the adult children of control freaks and children or toxic or misguided parents. Hold onto your cell phone, it's going to get bumpy.

    How to Handle Controling Parents

    How to Handle Controling Parents

    by MD Jackson MSIOP3

  • As people get older and they experience sensory losses, it can be difficult to communicate effectively. Here are some tips to assist you in communicating effectively with the elderly.

    Tips For Effective Communication With the Elderly

    Tips For Effective Communication With the Elderly

    by Leese Wright3

  • Not all genealogy information is online. Use these tips to collect what your family members know. It's important to gather this before it's too late and the information is lost.

    Collect Family History From Your Living Relatives

    Collect Family History From Your Living Relatives

    by Virginia Allain6

  • A daughter finds her father cleaning the attic while her mother is dying and along with recall of her childhood, contemplates her mother’s death documenting with poetic prose different memories that are combined as a trilogy.

    When Mother Was Dying - Grief, Death and Dying

    When Mother Was Dying - Grief, Death and Dying

    by Carla J Swick14

  • Do you have Irish roots? Have you put off trying to trace them because you thought tracing Irish ancestry was impossible? With more records appearing online, it is becoming easier to trace your Irish ancestors.

    Tracing Irish Ancestry Online: A Beginner's Guide

    Tracing Irish Ancestry Online: A Beginner's Guide

    by Expat Mamasita9

  • Having a husband or wife that travels frequently for work can be a real drag, especially when there are small kids to take care of. This article describes practical tips for how short-term single parents can better handle going it alone when their spouse travels.

    Tips for Surviving a Travelling Husband (or Wife!)

    Tips for Surviving a Travelling Husband (or Wife!)

    by LauraGT26

  • Finding out that European men married Cherokee women put Cherokee blood in my line. Of course, as dark as my hair is, people could see why. What other traits go with the Cherokee Heritage?

    My Cherokee Heritage and General Cherokee History

    My Cherokee Heritage and General Cherokee History

    by Pathways thru life19

  • Nothing compares to becoming a grandparent. However joyful that is, we are quickly reminded that while cute, children don't waste a minute to discover the world! Here are tips to keep them safe.

    Child-Proofing Your Home, Grandparents Edition

    Child-Proofing Your Home, Grandparents Edition

    by Allie Brito1

  • A narcissistic parent can be the most difficult thing to admit to having. When you realize it, you'll realize why you are the way you turned out to be.

    Having a Narcissistic Parent

    Having a Narcissistic Parent

    by Nitha Talatham5

  • Feel like thanking your mother for everything she's done for you? Looking for ways to say I Love You to your mom? Do you want to pen a poem for your mother? Be inspired with this collection of Thank You messages and write your own thank you note, poem, card, speech or even a letter to your mom. Shower her with love and care, just how she did when you were a child. Be the loving son or daughter that you really are!

    Ways to Thank Your Mom and Say "I Love You"

    Ways to Thank Your Mom and Say "I Love You"

    by princesswithapen13

  • Whether you are single, married without kids, older without children in the home anymore, or just from a different perspective, understanding the younger generation of families is something that seems difficult to do. Younger families have different needs and priorities. Let me show you.

    Understanding the Younger Generation of Families

    Understanding the Younger Generation of Families

    by Victoria Van Ness5

  • Working on your family history seems like a never-ending task. Setting some goals and spreading it out over five years makes it less overwhelming.

    My Five-Year Genealogy Goals

    My Five-Year Genealogy Goals

    by Virginia Allain4

  • Since August 2016, I have been building a family tree and trying to identify my ancestors who originated in Europe. Based on successes and failures, I suggest a number of tips for doing genealogy research.

    Tips for Doing Genealogy Research

    Tips for Doing Genealogy Research

    by Paul Richard Kuehn2

  • Do you have a new grandchild, or one on the way, and need a list of the bare essential supplies to have on hand when they visit? Here are the supplies that many grandparents find helpful.

    Baby Supplies for Grandma's House

    Baby Supplies for Grandma's House

    by Deborah Carr9

  • Is a generation gap making it difficult for you to connect with your lonely grandparent? Read on for tips on how you can bridge this gap and have a more fulfilling relationship with him or her.

    How to Connect With Your Single Grandparent

    How to Connect With Your Single Grandparent

    by Rohan Rinaldo Felix0

  • Grandparents should never underestimate how truly special there are in the life of a grandchild. They give the unconditional love and acceptance that nobody else does. They have the time, patience, and wisdom that moms and dads often lack. They can teach so much and add lots of fun and laughter.

    10 Ways a Grandparent Can Positively Impact a Grandchild's Life

    10 Ways a Grandparent Can Positively Impact a Grandchild's Life

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • 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.

    When and How to Choose a Nursing Home

    When and How to Choose a Nursing Home

    by Tammy J Nolan1

  • Grandparents can help mentor grandchildren through letters. It is a communication tool that helps build a bond of trust and bridges a relationship through the years.

    Letters to My Grandchild

    Letters to My Grandchild

    by Dianna Mendez180

  • Whether your dad was absent from your life physically or emotionally, you suffered because of it. The last thing you want now is to let his rejection define who you are and limit your potential. Follow these five steps to move forward.

    How a Fatherless Daughter Can Move on From Her Dad's Rejection

    How a Fatherless Daughter Can Move on From Her Dad's Rejection

    by McKenna Meyers4

  • Planning a funeral or memorial service is like planning a wedding. There may be good reasons to restrict attendance and ban certain people. Here is the why and how on making yours private.

    How to Keep Out Unwanted Guests at Family Funerals

    How to Keep Out Unwanted Guests at Family Funerals

    by Susan Reid195

  • Every day, hundreds of family ties are severed, and generally it's for lack of understanding and communication. How does one come to grips with such a sad outcome, yet live a happy, peaceful life? It's hard when judgment, misunderstanding, or societal expectations destroy a family's bond.

    What You Should Know About Reverse Parental Alienation

    What You Should Know About Reverse Parental Alienation

    by Debra Roberts16

  • It's up to grandparents to decide what they wish to be called, but it never hurts to give them a few fun and creative suggestions. Here are some cute nicknames for grandma and grandpa!

    106 Nicknames for Grandma and Grandpa

    106 Nicknames for Grandma and Grandpa

    by Tatiana2

  • If you switched roles with your mom or dad, becoming the caretaker in the relationship, you were a parentified child. Because of it, you may be depressed, angry, and resentful now as an adult.

    How the Parentified Child Becomes a Resentful Adult

    How the Parentified Child Becomes a Resentful Adult

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • Overprotective parents can make even the simplest things, like going out with friends and having a boyfriend, into major sources of conflict. This creates longterm problems for the child. Learn some tips on how to get them to give you some freedom.

    How to Deal With Overprotective Parents and Gain Your Freedom

    How to Deal With Overprotective Parents and Gain Your Freedom

    by Noelle148

  • Learn the best methods to trace and record your family history. Several computer genealogy programs are reviewed. Various methods to be successful in your data search are discussed, including DNA.

    Beginning Your Genealogical Research

    Beginning Your Genealogical Research

    by Pamela Oglesby27

  • We had no control over our birth order, but scientists say the order in which we were born has a great deal to do with how successful we will become. Is that really true? Let's discuss it.

    Birth Order Affects a Person's Success

    Birth Order Affects a Person's Success

    by Margaret Minnicks9

  • When a child says "I hate my dad," something is wrong. If you have trouble at home and would like to talk about it, this site is a safe place. There are lots of reasons why kids hate their dads.

    I Hate My Dad—Trouble at Home

    I Hate My Dad—Trouble at Home

    by LongTimeMother663

  • A mother's jealousy of her daughter can be a hidden source of tension in their relationship. It can be caused by a mom's insecurity, from regret over her life choices, or by her narcissism. Whatever the cause, it can make a daughter feel abandoned and confused.

    Difficult Mothers: 5 Reasons Moms Get Jealous of Their Daughters

    Difficult Mothers: 5 Reasons Moms Get Jealous of Their Daughters

    by McKenna Meyers17

  • My Aunt's wishes were to be cremated and have her ashes scattered in the ocean. This is a visual detailed account of the burial ceremony carrying out her wishes.

    How To Scatter Ashes at Sea

    How To Scatter Ashes at Sea

    by Glenn Stok16

  • Building a family tree can a be stressful, yet fulfilling endeavor. In this hub I give some tips that I learned in my journey to create my family tree.

    Creating a Family Tree

    Creating a Family Tree

    by Akwasi Maru4

  • If you're a caregiver for someone with dementia, one of the most important things you can do for your loved one is take care of yourself. Here are some simple things you can do to avoid burning out.

    Self-Care Tips for Caregivers of People With Dementia

    Self-Care Tips for Caregivers of People With Dementia

    by Sally Hayes2

  • 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.

    Who Is the Favorite Child?

    Who Is the Favorite Child?

    by FlourishAnyway40

  • Grandparents have many opportunities to capture memorable moments if we will pay attention and take time to savor—with all our senses— the joy of interaction with our grandchildren.

    Special Grandma Moments to Capture and Relive

    Special Grandma Moments to Capture and Relive

    by Dora Weithers35

  • 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.

    The Disengaged Stepmom: Is Disengagement Right for You?

    The Disengaged Stepmom: Is Disengagement Right for You?

    by Alice Marlowe170

  • A beginner's guide on how to do genealogy research online. Researching one's ancestry is an interesting pastime and can lead to many fascinating discoveries. The internet can be a very useful tool for those who would like to learn more about their family history.

    A Beginner's Guide to Using the Internet to Find Your Ancestors

    A Beginner's Guide to Using the Internet to Find Your Ancestors

    by Rhosynwen3

  • Creating a family tree book is easy, fun and will become an heirloom to pass down to generations to come. Including a variety of files will keep it interesting, informative and make it most personal.

    How to Create an Heirloom Family Tree Book

    How to Create an Heirloom Family Tree Book

    by Karen Buck0

  • Independence... or assisted living? It's a very hard decision to make. These are the things to look for if you're wondering if your parent is getting too old to take care of themself.

    Does My Aging Parent Need Help?

    Does My Aging Parent Need Help?

    by Jo Tucker1

  • A Mothers Prayer is the story of my teenage daughter. As her mother I was very concerned about her choices. The story tells of the power of prayer & the very specific answer to my urgent pleadings.

    A Mother's Prayer for Her Daughter

    A Mother's Prayer for Her Daughter

    by Susan Ream118

  • In a day and age when mother and daughters-in-law seem to always be at odds, hope towards peace and reconciliation can still be found, as long as both parties seek compassion, kindness, and understanding. If you are a MIL, consider changing your tactics, as well as remembering how you felt as a DIL.

    How to Be a Better Mother-In-Law

    How to Be a Better Mother-In-Law

    by Audrey Lancho4

  • Staying with friends or family is a terrific way to save money when traveling and learn inside information about the place you're visiting. Unfortunately, some guests lack proper etiquette and made the experience miserable for their hosts. Find out how to be welcomed with open arms again and again!

    How to Be a Good House Guest: 7 Rules When Visiting Family and Friends

    How to Be a Good House Guest: 7 Rules When Visiting Family and Friends

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • In American genealogy, most researchers consider gateway ancestors as colonial immigrants who migrated to America, settling in Jamestown or Plymouth Colonies with an ancestral link to the great Magna Carta Surety Barons.

    How to Research Gateway Ancestor Links to Royal Descent

    How to Research Gateway Ancestor Links to Royal Descent

    by ziyena0

  • Congratulations on becoming a grandmother. Maybe you are looking for a fun name other than the traditional use of "grandma" or similar. Well, look no further. Here are 100+ names to choose from, including some from languages other than English that are sure to stick for a lifetime.

    100+ Cute Alternative Names for "Grandma"

    100+ Cute Alternative Names for "Grandma"

    by Layne Holmes4

  • Learn how to cope with manipulative family members, gain clarity, set boundaries, and reclaim family harmony with this five-step solution. Understand how to perceive scheming family members now.

    How to Cope With Manipulative Family Members

    How to Cope With Manipulative Family Members

    by Beth Trent30

  • Off all the times in a child's life that they need their parents, one of the biggest will be the day your child comes out as transgender. All they need is for you to stand by them.

    Supporting My Transgender Child

    Supporting My Transgender Child

    by Kayla Hebert8

  • Memories are the one thing most of us want to hold on to, but what if those memories are broken and tattered—full of sadness, heartbreak, and loss of childhood innocence? How do you survive that?

    Growing Up Broken and Abused

    Growing Up Broken and Abused

    by Savanna Ryen3

  • When his ex-wife or girlfriend is toxic and high-conflict, your relationship can face many challenges. This article is a guide for any woman or stepmom who wishes to reduce the conflict in her life.

    Dealing With a High Conflict Ex-Wife in 5 Easy Steps

    Dealing With a High Conflict Ex-Wife in 5 Easy Steps

    by Alice Marlowe233

  • Grandma, granny, nana, or mimi; there are many names that can be applied to the family matriarch. Sometimes the title is chosen because of language or cultural norm, or it is a selection made by a grandchild who is not yet able to voice the traditional title so the name is shortened.

    The Names We Call Our Grandma

    The Names We Call Our Grandma

    by Lorelei Cohen5

  • Getting along with your family during the holidays may sound harder than it really is. By using a little self-control and offering some peace, patience, understanding, and positivity, you could really turn this stressful time into one full of happy memories and positive relationships all year long.

    Getting Along With Your Family During the Holidays

    Getting Along With Your Family During the Holidays

    by Victoria Van Ness3

  • Tips for how to find out whether your ancestors fought in the Civil War. The Civil War impacted the lives of a large part of the American population. There are many resources online that can help you discover whether any of your ancestors played a part in this conflict.

    Did My Ancestors Participate in the Civil War?

    Did My Ancestors Participate in the Civil War?

    by Rhosynwen3

  • Relationships with your mother-in-law can be particularly trying, because women tend to stick their claws out when threatened, which is exacerbated when two women love the same man. If you can handle this article, then you may be on the way to mending your relationship with your MIL.

    How to Improve Your Relationship With Your Mother-in-Law

    How to Improve Your Relationship With Your Mother-in-Law

    by Audrey Lancho7

  • Applying for Italian citizenship jure sanguinis isn’t easy, especially when you need birth certificates from Italy. Here’s how to request birth certificates from Italy.

    How to Request Birth Certificates From Italy

    How to Request Birth Certificates From Italy

    by Anna15

  • Here's how to connect your DNA to your family tree on Ancestry.com so you can learn how you're related to your DNA relatives and unlock more about your heritage.

    How to Link AncestryDNA to a Family Tree

    How to Link AncestryDNA to a Family Tree

    by Melanie Palen2

  • Determining whether your child is gay or straight and making unsafe assumptions. Help for parents trying to decide if their child is gay answering questions: Why won't my child tell me they are gay? How do I know if my child is gay? Helping parents with acceptance for their gay child.

    When You Think Your Son or Daughter is Gay

    When You Think Your Son or Daughter is Gay

    by Tams R22

  • What do parents do when their child goes through a divorce? What about the grandchildren, if there are any? What is the role of the parent or grandparent in the changing family landscape?

    What to Do When Your Child Divorces

    What to Do When Your Child Divorces

    by Susan1

  • Congratulations on becoming a grandfather. Maybe you are looking for a fun name other than the traditional use of "grandpa." Well, look no further. Here are 100+ names to choose from, including some from languages other than English that are sure to stick for a lifetime.

    100+ Fun and Cool Alternative Names for "Grandpa"

    100+ Fun and Cool Alternative Names for "Grandpa"

    by Layne Holmes1

  • Now that you've welcomed your baby home, you've also welcomed a whole new version of your in-laws: grandma and grandpa. With new grandparents comes uncharted territory for all involved. Let's figure out how we can get through it together.

    Dealing With Your In-Laws After Having a Baby

    Dealing With Your In-Laws After Having a Baby

    by J Briceno7

  • This article describes my experience of searching for ancestors in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. It also lists some of my joys and sorrows in using online genealogy services.

    My Experience Doing Genealogy Research

    My Experience Doing Genealogy Research

    by Paul Richard Kuehn4

  • Millions of adults find themselves increasingly in the role of caring for elderly parents. Here are some tips gleaned from years spent as a caregiver.

    Tips on Caring for Aging Parents

    Tips on Caring for Aging Parents

    by Ruth Coffee41

  • We became foster/kinship parents about a year ago for five of our grandchildren. It was an exciting, terrifying, and fulfilling year. We bonded with them, and we will always cherish those days.

    Our Experience Fostering as Grandparents

    Our Experience Fostering as Grandparents

    by Jo Jo4

  • Dating or marrying a widower with children is a very big responsibility. With it, you take on a life that will sometimes leave you to feel lonely, neglected and emotionally wrecked.

    Dating a Widower With Kids

    Dating a Widower With Kids

    by Natasha Pelati21

  • Unidentified photos of mystery ancestors are tempting to toss. Don't do it. Here are suggestions for those.

    Don't Toss Old Photos

    Don't Toss Old Photos

    by Virginia Allain6

  • As a grandparent raising a grandchild, I can truly say that hind sight is 20/20. This article explores words of wisdom I'd share with my younger self to help her along this journey called life.

    Dear Me, "10 Quips of Wisdom to My Younger Self"

    Dear Me, "10 Quips of Wisdom to My Younger Self"

    by Sonjia Upshaw0

  • 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.

    Tips for Using Newspapers.com

    Tips for Using Newspapers.com

    by Virginia Allain4

  • More and more parents are being cut out of their adult children's lives. This is a difficult phenomenon and completely heartbreaking. It's hard to find comfort no matter which side of it you're on. My intention with this article is to provide some comfort for parents and adult children alike.

    When Your Adult Child Stops Talking to You: 5 Things They Want You to Know

    When Your Adult Child Stops Talking to You: 5 Things They Want You to Know

    by Jess B9

  • Do you hide your secret diary but have nosy siblings you can't trust? Learn how to hide your diary from them with unique hiding places, clever disguises and online alternatives.

    How to Hide a Diary From Siblings

    How to Hide a Diary From Siblings

    by Jessica Peri16

  • This guide shows you how to use the numerous historical records that are now available free online, including the 1901 and 1911 censuses, church and civil records, gravestone inscriptions, ship passenger records, and large-scale townland maps.

    Tracing Irish Ancestry Online — A Guide to Free Resources

    Tracing Irish Ancestry Online — A Guide to Free Resources

    by Eugene Brennan2

  • If you have lost a loved one it is not surprising you are looking for ideas as to how you can either create a memorial to them or find a unique way to pay tribute to them. This article offers suggestions for some ways you can immortalize your lost loved ones with memorials or tributes.

    Ideas for Memorials and Tributes to Our Lost Loved Ones

    Ideas for Memorials and Tributes to Our Lost Loved Ones

    by Cindy Lawson25

  • There is nothing more important in a girls life than the love of her father. He shapes and molds her and helps her grow into a woman. His influence will have an impact on her for her entire life.

    Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters

    Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters

    by Deborah Demander20

  • World War II wrought havoc on families around the globe from 1939 to 1945. It ended a few months before I was born. My dad and I met when I was six-months-old because the atomic bomb was successful.

    How I Met My Dad After World War II Ended

    How I Met My Dad After World War II Ended

    by Barbara Anne Helberg4

  • From our toddler days to our declining years, cousins play significant roles in our lives—making them special people. From substitute siblings to co-authors of our history, they give great support.

    Why Cousins Are Special and Their Roles in Our Lives

    Why Cousins Are Special and Their Roles in Our Lives

    by Dora Weithers52

  • Tracing one’s family history is one of the most popular hobbies among Americans. I have assembled 10 genealogy sites that can greatly help your family history search.

    10 Sites for Researching Genealogy

    10 Sites for Researching Genealogy

    by Richard Bivins7

  • Getting information for official military records is simple using online tools. By providing a little info about your veteran you can discover fascinating details contained in their service records.

    How to Find Military Service Records for Veterans

    How to Find Military Service Records for Veterans

    by Peg Cole101

  • One in every three women sees themselves as fatherless. Whether your dad was lost to you through death, divorce, addiction, or neglect, you struggle because of it and need to deal with your hurt. If you don't, you may struggle with low self-esteem, eating disorders, and destructive relationships.

    Fatherless Daughters: How Growing Up Without a Dad Affects Women

    Fatherless Daughters: How Growing Up Without a Dad Affects Women

    by McKenna Meyers81

  • If your marriage is ending in a divorce, you will want to chart a course that is the least stressful for your kids. Here are six practical tips to help your children cope with the divorce.

    How to Help Your Child Cope With Divorce

    How to Help Your Child Cope With Divorce

    by Yvette Stupart PhD6

  • Help with genealogy research. The maternal lines of your ancestry may be difficult to research, but there are ways to uncover these branches in your family tree. Advice on how to overcome "brick walls" in your family tree related to missing maiden names.

    Ways to Uncover the Maternal Lines in Your Family Tree

    Ways to Uncover the Maternal Lines in Your Family Tree

    by Rhosynwen10

  • Being a stepmom is one of the most challenging roles in a family dynamic. If you're struggling with perfectionism and the need to make everyone happy, these self-care tips and suggestions are for you.

    Self-Care Reminders for Stepmoms Who Do Too Much

    Self-Care Reminders for Stepmoms Who Do Too Much

    by Sadie Holloway1

  • How to think and cope with your child's undesirable spouse. How should you handle your child's horrible significant other? Should you tell your child that their spouse is awful?

    Dealing With Your Child's Spouse

    Dealing With Your Child's Spouse

    by MD Jackson MSIOP0

  • There are few things on life more devastating than the death of a parent. This is true even for adults when they lose a parent. For a child it is a true life-altering experience.

    A Child's Experience With the Death of a Parent

    A Child's Experience With the Death of a Parent

    by Sherry Hewins23

  • We have all learned that an ideal family usually has a mother, a father, and children, but this is a Western ideal. What does the rest of the world have to say about family? How do theirs look and function? You might be surprised.

    Around the World in Search of Different Forms of "Family"

    Around the World in Search of Different Forms of "Family"

    by Theophanes Avery16

  • This is not a syrupy treatise on Mothers Day; in fact, it is just the opposite. It is NOT fiction. It is my story about one of the worst days of my life. Truth is stranger than fiction.

    My First and Worst Mothers Day of All

    My First and Worst Mothers Day of All

    by Doris James MizBejabbers102

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