Who could have imagined that it would be possible to improve your marriage just by watching television?

One of the greatest American pastimes for individuals, couples, and families continues to be checking out what is on television. We love TV! Whether you’re trying to relax or looking for information on a topic, there is always a show for you.

What about a show for marriage? The pre-scripted sitcom shows of the last fifty years have proven to be a very useful tool in teaching the world what marriage is really about. Does your marriage have what it takes to stand up against famous sitcom sweeties like Mike and Carol Brady from the The Brady Bunch?

“There are actually a lot of great nuggets of wisdom that we can learn from analyzing some of the relationship on TV. You can tell yourself that you’re doing something productive after all when you’re sitting there watching your favorite TV shows,” says Dr. Wynns.

Dr. Kristin Wynns is a child and adolescent psychologist who owns an adolescent specialty private practice in Cary, NC called Wynns Family Psychology. Dr. Wynns and her staff provide therapy and testing services for children, teens, and parents. Dr. Wynns is also the founder of a parenting website called with services available to help parents struggling with behavior and discipline problems at home. Dr. Wynns keeps her skills in marriage psychology tuned at home with her husband of 13 years.

To find out more about Dr. Kristen Wynns and Wynns Family Psychology, you can visit them online or call  919-467-7777 for an appointment.

Do you have what it takes to be an involved father figure? Only in the most recent decades has the idea of the typical family structure shifted. Where it used to be that women would stay home and raise the children, we now see mother’s going back to work. With the roles and responsibilities of every family changing, the parents must change with it. Father’s are stepping up to the plate and taking a more involved role in their children’s life. From preparing meals and helping with chores to taking the children out for an afternoon, fathers are getting more involved in their children’s lives. The question is, do you have what it takes?

Tony Delmedico is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice in  Raleigh, North Carolina. Tony works with individuals, couples, children and families to alleviate psychological suffering and improve relationships. Tony is currently working on a manuscript entitled “The Journey Toward Deep Fatherhood”. It’s easy to see that Tony’s passion in life is being a father. Tony has been a traditional, stay-at-home, single, and blended family dad for the last 15 years. He really has seen and done it all. To find out more about Tony Delmedico you can visit his website or call 919-623-8118 for an appointment. To hear more about Tony’s thoughts on fathers you can visit his online blog.

Are you the outcast in your stepfamily? Dating and marriage is a process that is complicated enough on it’s own, never mind coming into a family that has already been established. Marrying someone with children from a previous relationship can be a delicate mind field that requires a certain finesse to master.

Certified Master Stepfamily Coach, Claudette Chenevert, found herself in a similar situation over twenty years ago when she, a single mom to a 6 year old boy, married her husband. She became a stepmom to two girls. After several years worth of failures and successes Claudette was able to determine what steps needed to be taken to successfully integrate oneself into an established family and make it function on its own. From the constant presence of an ex to taking on a parenting role over night, Claudette knows how to handle it all. To find out more about Claudette or her approach, you can visit her Stepmom Coach website.