Balance your family life


Modern family life is a continuous balancing act, where there are demands
on every member of the family. It is important to remember that a content
and happy family environment is important for children and it is possible
to achieve – it may be hard but it is possible to achieve.

The demands on a family can come under the following categories:

  1. Emotional
  2. Physical
  3. Relationships
  4. Financial
  5. Parenting

We hope to guide you with our family information, news and tools on a wide variety of family topics from Parenting, choosing a family doctor to preparing a child for a hospital stay.

Focus on children

The benefits of spending more time with your children, may not only be for your children. Many parents have to use Child day care, but we have included some information to help you choose the right option for your child.

“Money can’t buy the joy I feel when I get home and my son gives me a big hug. I can’t believe God has blessed me with such a wonderful boy.”

“I’m always on the run with three kids and a demanding part-time job. Still, I make a point to schedule special one-on-one time with each child. Last night I felt like collapsing after an especially frantic day. When I got to bed, however, I found a delightful childs poem on my pillow. At the end, it said, ‘We love you, Mommy!’”

“I was working on an important assignment for a client when my son walked into my home office and asked me how to build a tepee. I decided to take a quick 10-minute break to show him how. When he crawled into our makeshift contraption and sat down, you should have seen the smile on his face.”

Nothing can match the joy, delight and contentment of spending time with our children. Those rewards will be missed, however, if we fail to heed these warning signs:

Thankfully, you (and your spouse) can choose a less hectic lifestyle. You can’t make all the necessary changes this week. But you can outline a plan.

We have also started our ABC of family life which we will use to cover a wide range of issues affecting families and parenting and the modern American Baby. - Pregnancy, Baby & Parenting information