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Dad’s Corner

How to Chart Your Child’s Accomplishments with a Chore Chart

  It can be very frustrating to ask your child over and over again to complete their chores without them ever getting done. If this …

How to Spot Injuries in Young Kids

Young children often cannot communicate when they have been hurt, but there are physical cues parents can look for in their children.  Here are some …

4 Reasons to Keep Your Daughter Out of Children’s Beauty Pageants

If you’ve ever watched Toddlers & Tiaras on The Learning Channel, you’ve probably seen some the horrendous behavior displayed by parents and children in the …

Why You Should Encourage Listening Skills

You might think listening is an automatic response, and it’s true it can be hard to shut out the noise of the world around you, …

5 Ways to Build a Successful Marriage

Marriage almost always brings two completely different people together. Unsurprisingly, conflicts can happen, but implementing small, simple steps can help strengthen your marriage. These  tips …

Preschool Activities You Can Do At Home

Once your young child begins attending preschool, he or she will begin to ask to do some of their favorite activities at home. Here are …

3 Things to Do on Your Family Staycation

The economy may finally be on the road to recovery, but a lot of people are still feeling the squeeze. Sadly, one of the first …

Self Esteem and Your Child’s Motivation

  Have you ever thought about your child’s future and said something like, “I don’t mind if they’re never rich and famous so long as …

4 Entertaining Card Games for Family Game Night

Just about everyone keeps a tabletop game or two on hand for those rainy days at the cabin or a game night with the kids. …

Moving Onwards: Your 12-Year-Old

You’ve supported your child for over a decade and he’s fast heading for his teenage years. What can you expect in the last year before …

Moving Onwards: Your 11-Year-Old’s Development

Your daughter is facing some huge changes in her life: a new school, approaching teenhood and a body that’s changing in ways that may feel …

5 Tips for Protecting Your Child from Becoming Obese

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), rates of childhood obesity have increased considerably in the past few decades. In 1980, only …

5 Ways to Help Your Child Be More Physically Active

According to a June 2015 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 17 percent of children in the U.S. are obese. The CDC …

Reducing Screen Time May Improve Kids’ Behavior & Focus – A Book Review

According to a new book, Reset Your Child’s Brain – A Four-Week Plan To End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing The …

3 Ways to Handle a Bad Report Card

Every parent wants to know that their child is smart. Whether your child is a bubbly first grader or a moody teenager, you want what’s …

How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

  “Sexting” – sending or receiving sexually explicit messages, images, or video – is becoming an increasingly common part of modern life. A 2015 survey …