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Helping Children Talk About Traumatic Events

Millions of children have watched horrific events that have now claimed nearly 20,000 lives in Japan. A popular marriage education exercise helps parents make it safe for young people to confide feelings that could otherwise remain bottled up.

Shawntel Newton Family

Shawntel Newton Still Has Plenty of Roses Ahead

Season 15 Bachelor Brad Womack didn’t give Shawntel Newton a rose last night. While many are dying to spend time with the 24-year-old Chico, CA funeral director, Brad Womack decided love wasn’t enough to make Shawntel Newton his bride.

North Dakota Bill Calls for Divorce Impact Study

A North Dakota bill that sought to delay divorces and require marriage counseling or mediation now asks for an interim state study to examine the physical, emotional and financial impact of divorces involving dependent children.

The Five Freedoms by Virginia Satir

The Five Freedoms by Virginia Satir.

Frankie Muniz and Elycia Turnbow

Frankie Muniz Claim Typical of Domestic Abuse

Asked if he punched girlfriend Elycia Turnbow, Frankie Muniz said, “No. I love her too much.” According to the Nicole Brown Foundation, abusers often target people they say they love.

overcoming depression

When Someone You Care About is Sad or Depressed

Too often we say the wrong thing when someone we love is sad, scared, angry or depressed. Learn a practical, usable skill to help bring relief to a loved one who is experiencing emotional pain.

Fatherhood Channel Visitors, 2-9-2011

J. Paul Getty III Story Strikes a Chord

Wednesday’s story on the sad, tragic life of J. Paul Getty III struck a chord with readers worldwide.

J. Paul Getty III in 1973

The Sad, Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

J. Paul Getty III suffers no more. He died Saturday at the age of 54. The sad life and death of the once favorite grandson of the world’s richest man shows even unimaginable wealth is no match for the lasting consequences of family breakdown, a boy yearning for his father’s love and attention, and families whose riches can buy everything but an anchor to each other.

Dave Wilson Morning Show WYGB

Three Steps to Avoid the Valentine’s Day Fumble

Valentine’s Day gift ideas and three steps to avoid a Valentine’s Day fumble that could leave you walking the road to Splitsville.

The Reverend Twila Broadway

I Am ME: Twila Broadway, New Hampshire

The Reverend Twila Broadway, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and former VA Chaplain, began teaching marriage education in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire out of a passion to helping people develop and sharpen skills for intimate communication.

Guy Kawasaki Enchantment Book

Guy Kawasaki’s Lessons for Enchanting Families

Guy Kawasaki’s new book, “Enchantment – The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions,” includes valuable lessons for parents, couples, and families.

John Corbett and Bo Derek

Will Parenthood Role Rub Off on John Corbett?

Will John Corbett’s upcoming 50th birthday and debut on NBC’s Parenthood lead to wedding bells for the Sex and the City star and longtime girlfriend Bo Derek?

Egypt Day of Rage

Egyptian Uprising and Five Freedoms for Humanity

What’s going on in Egypt? As the government of President Hosni Mubarak appears headed for collapse, people throughout Egypt and other nations of the Middle East inspire courage in each other for five freedoms that reflect our common humanity.

Seven Essential Skills for Relationships

Seven essentials skills for relationships.

Barack Obama State of the Union 2011

Families Fading from State of the Union?

Is the theme of family fading from State of the Union? Presidents Reagan and Clinton made family central to their speeches to Joint Sessions of Congress. George Washington and George Bush didn’t. Barack Obama referred to family seven times in the 2011 State of the Union.

John O'Donohue

To Bless the Space Between Us

The late John O’Donohue’s collection of poetry for each of life’s special moments delivers meaningful inspiration for heart, mind, and spirit.

formerly homeless veteran in marriage retreat

Training Helps Veterans Succeed in New Mission

President Obama told America’s servicemen and women today, “we’re going to keep your family strong and secure.” A two year study of 160 couples participating in marriage enrichment retreats following combat deployment shows a significant, positive impact on family resiliency and offers a promising national model.

Michael Cho

The Unexpected Legacy of an American Tiger Mother

The unexpected legacy of an American Tiger Mom is not that Chinese parenting is better. Amy Chua’s memoir of her struggle to protect time-honored traditions while adapting to life in America captures challenges that are as old as America itself.

Ted and Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann is Having a Tough Year

Keith Olbermann’s difficult year didn’t start with being fired from MSNBC this week.

Laura Vikmanis

At 42, NFL Cheerleader Laura Vikmanis Dreams Big

Laura Vikmanis, 42, the NFL’s oldest cheerleader, delights Bengals fans on the field while inspiring and training women in her Dayton, Ohio suburb to make their dreams come true.

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