Your Child's Teacher and You
Let's face it. Most children do not breeze through the school years without problems. There are bound to be issues with grades, homework, behavior, a classmate or even a particular teacher's approach to dealing with the kids under her charge. Here are some points to keep in mind when such a situation arises and parent-teacher collaboration is necessary.
In-Laws: Building the Relationship
It is a fact that when you get married, you not only marry your spouse, but you also marry into the family or ‘system'. Your in-laws can be a tremendous source of support and closeness, but they can also cause problems in your marital relationship. These issues could range from a minor interference to having total control over one's spouse and over the relationship. How can one deal with this?
When Couples Fight
All couples fight. If you hear someone saying they never fight, check out if they ever talk! Here are some tips on how to fight so that you both come out winners.
Women and Multiple Role Stress
Women who work and have to look after the home and family typically undergo what is known as "Multiple Role Stress". This refers to the opposing pressures and demands from the multiple roles they are trying to juggle. Read the article to learn more about your difficulties with the various roles and how to manage them effectively.
Expectations In Relationships
All relationships have expectations attached. Each spouse would have their own set of expectations based on their own emotional and physical needs. Sometimes partners are unaware of the other's expectations or do not understand them. Here are some ways to resolve the confusion.
It is common knowledge that trust is the foundation of a healthy marriage. That's why it is necessary to learn to find a healthy way to handle conflicts, understand why they keep cropping up and work on resolving them in order to rebuild trust in your relationship. This article explores more on this topic...
What Not to Say to Kids
This article helps parents to introspect and look at patterns in their communication styles with their children and thereby enhance the parent child relationship.
Creating Healthy Boundaries at the Workplace
Work is not just about projects, numbers and negotiations; it is also about relationships with your co-workers. Maintaining healthy boundaries with your co-workers plays a big part in a successful professional life and a healthy organization. It is a fine balancing act to be friendly and approachable and at the same time not to overstep boundaries. When colleagues become friends it is a completely different ball game, one that needs to be played with sensitivity and finesse.
Conflict Resolution at the Workplace
Conflict is an inevitable part of our lives, a common misconception regarding conflict is that "Harmony is Normal" and "Conflict is Abnormal". In fact individual differences are a norm rather than an exception. When we accept the fact that people are bound to have differing points of view then we have to agree that conflicts are also normal. Here are some suggestions on how to handle conflict.