Divorce and Living in Separate Homes

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThere are many, many families with children whose parents have divorced, live in separate homes and have divided up parenting responsibilities. There is the book, Mom’s House, Dad’s House, by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., which discusses how to set up two separate but equal homes. I think about the purple[Read more]

5 Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThey just may be the most important holidays of the year—Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Okay, so Halloween or Christmas may take the lead with the kids, but celebrating mom and dad is important. When kids are small, gift buying is often left to the adults. Below are some[Read more]

Intentions – For Magickal Mamas and Their Babes! Launch Party

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Official Launch Party for Intentions! Don’t miss it! Aloha! You’re invited to the official launch party for Intentions – For Magickal Mamas and Their Babes! This event is for all magickal women who make the world go ’round!  It’s a FREE event that will give you an opportunity to[Read more]

11th Annual Celebration of Fathers

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHo`olaule`a o nā Mākuakāne! Maui Family Support Services, Inc. (MFSS) will hold the 11th Annual – Celebration of Fathers event on Saturday, June 3, 2017. This free admission event will be held at the War Memorial corner Soccer Field in Kahului from 9am-2pm. Sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian[Read more]

College Is Possible Presentation at the MACC

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail There is a huge information gap that prevents most low income families from even considering college as a possibility and results in middle income families taking on unnecessary loans to access a college education. This trend is magnified in Hawaii where the geographically isolated location makes it difficult[Read more]

Tips for Keeping Your Marriage STRONG

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTips for Keeping Your Marriage STRONG Always keeping in tune with your partner can be a tough task. Between children and work, bills and life’s happenings, a marriage can fall flat, become stressful or worse, be ignored. When a marriage becomes weakened by everyday life or isn’t fed properly,[Read more]

Follow the “ABCs” to Help Babies Sleep Safely

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBy Lisa Kimura Getting your baby to sleep well, and sleep safely, can be one of the hardest challenges new parents face. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), when a baby dies suddenly with no apparent cause, is a parent’s worst nightmare, and though it’s still considered a mysterious disease,[Read more]

How to Handle a Climbing-Crazy Toddler

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHow to Handle a Climbing-Crazy Toddler “You are the best adventure.” –Unknown Parenting a toddler comes with many rewards: little chats, shared activities and lots of opportunities for adventure! If your little one is a bit more on the daredevil side, you will want to take a moment and[Read more]

Growing Up Online: Handling Distraction & Multitasking

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail With many teachers moving toward online collaboration, and some schools using Internet-dependent laptops for students’ schoolwork, the amount of time our children need to be online is only likely to increase. This means we need to be training them to handle the challenges of an Internet workspace –[Read more]


Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological condition that is characterized by inattentiveness, impulsivity, problems with attention and focus, and hyperactivity. According to the Center of Disease Control, 11% of American children ages 4-11 are currently diagnosed with the disorder, leaving many parents with the difficult decision[Read more]

Communication for Lasting Relationships

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail It’s no secret that stable, long-term relationships – whether with a spouse or with children – take a lot of work. But the payoffs are more than worth it. There are ways of communicating that ensure better, more enjoyable relationships. Focus We live in a highly distracted age.[Read more]