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NC Register says, “Just Married” Is Just the Thing for Couples of All Ages

At the National Catholic Register, Sara Reinhard posted a lovely review of Lisa and my book, Just Married: The Catholic Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the First 5 Years of Marriage.   Sometimes, the wedding bells aren’t even done ringing before you start to wonder just what you’ve gotten yo … [Read More...]


All Shook Up: “Therapy Better than Meds for Overcoming Anxiety.” Says Major Study

About a week-and-a-half ago, I taped a series on Women of Grace with Johnnette Benkovic on anxiety and my book, God Help Me, This Stress Is Driving Me Crazy!  Finding Balance through God's  Grace.  At the time, I asserted that while most people only receive medication by way of treatment for anxiety … [Read More...]


Yes, There IS a Catholic Way to Parent. Here’s Why.

Is there a Catholic way to parent?It really depends upon what you mean by the question.  If you mean, "Is there an approved list of preferred parenting methods the Church requires that we use for … [Read More...]


Do Your Kids Get Along? Sibling Bullying Serious Threat to Kids’ Mental Health

Our Church teaches us that families are called to be "Schools of Love and Virtue"  where children learn all the virtues that help them live life as a gift.  For a significant number of children the s … [Read More...]


Only 1 in 4 Kids with ADHD Is Getting the Right Treatment–Is Yours?

Evidence shows that children with ADHD do better and can take lower doses of stimulant medications when they receive behavioral therapy along with ADHD drugs. "Treatment of ADHD in children generates … [Read More...]


Is YOUR Spouse Holding You Back?

As much as we might try to leave personal lives at home, the personality traits of a spouse have a way of following us into the workplace, exerting a powerful influence on promotions, salaries, job … [Read More...]


“Mommy, Daddy, Stop Fighting!” Parental Conflict Hurts Kids’ Ability to Identify/Control Emotions

Exposure to verbal and physical aggression between parents may hurt a child's ability to identify and control emotions, according to a longitudinal study. Exposure to conflict...in the home can shape … [Read More...]


Believe It Or Not, Study Actually Says, “Happy Wife, Happy Life!”

Proverbs 18:22 says, "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD."  A new study from Rutgers and the University of Michigan proves how true that is!When it comes to a … [Read More...]


Moms’ Response to Baby’s Cries May Indicate Unresolved Childhood Wounds/Need for Counseling

A new study suggests that the way a mom feels about responding to her child's cries may indicate the presence of unresolved--and perhaps unrecognized--childhood wounds.The research found that moms … [Read More...]


New Tender Tidings Emagazine for Catholic Parents is Now Available!

Kim Cameron-Smith, founder of IntentionalCatholicParenting.com and More2Life Radio Contributor just let me know that The Fall 2014 issue of Tender Tidings, CAPC's FREE parenting magazine, is now … [Read More...]