Children need their fathers. Growing up without their dads' positive involvement, love and support can leave a lifetime of scars. This week, we review Hollywood's portrayals of men's courage to raise children. From baby-stealing couples to cowboys blowing up balloon animals and Robin Williams in drag, movies about being a dad certainly attract laughter. Here's a roundup of inspiring fatherhood DVDs for the whole family to enjoy, along with some helpful information on the difference relationship and marriage education can make in the lives of dads and their children.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports that stress hurts a woman’s chance of getting pregnant by decreasing fertility. In relationship and marriage education classes, couples are finding a unique prescription to improving fertility by reducing stress, anxiety and increasing relationship pleasure.
Broken marriages within families of special needs children can be a momentous blow on the kids. Fortunately, brief relationship skills training has been effective helping couples dealing with high levels of stress strengthen marriages and families.
Shouldn't a true role model working as a flight attendant have used practical skills to deal with an agitated passenger? Curious after reading about Steven Slater’s ride down the emergency slide, I checked in with experts at PAIRS Foundation to learn more about how the upset worker could have successfully dealt with the frustrating situation, rather than losing his cool and, possibly, his career.