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Moving On: Your 5-Year-Old’s Development

Your child has started school, and though they’ll be learning about themselves and the world around them in class, you still have a critical role …

Discussing Sex with Your Teenage Son

Though talking about sex with your children can be awkward, don’t avoid it. Even if your teenager already knows about sex, you still need to …

The Danger Window Blinds Pose to Toddlers

Parenting can sometimes seem like a constant series of emergencies, with threats to your child’s health around every corner. From the sodas that children drink …

How to Enforce Driving Rules for Your Teen

One of the scariest days for any parent is the day their teenager, having passed their driver’s exam, takes the keys and backs out of …

6 Survival Tips for Successful School Mornings

Have you ever noticed an inverse relationship between the behavior of parents and their children in the early hours of school mornings? As parents become …

8 Reasons Why Sharing Family Meals Is Important

You may think that the biggest benefit of eating together as a family is to ensure everyone has food in their stomachs. However, sharing meals …

5 Ways to Use Your Wii to Encourage Fitness and Family Time

  Many parents who’ve resisted buying a video game console have given in to the allure of the Wii. After all, this isn’t your blood …

5 Ways to Improve Family Communication

Healthy communication skills amongst family members can be some of the most difficult and trying to develop and maintain. They may be directly related to …

7 Questions to Ask to Keep Your Teen Safe at Parties

When it comes to raising teenagers, parents spend a lot of time worrying about where their teens are and what they are doing. The majority …

4 Easy Ways Parents and Teachers Can Get Boys to Read

The number of boys who are proficient readers is significantly lower than it is for girls. This should be a matter of grave concern to both …

5 Halloween Decoration Craft Ideas

  Making Halloween crafts can be a lot of fun, and you can create some really spooky, funny effects. Buying decorations can end up costing …

Being a Stay-at-Home Dad: What to Expect

Times are changing. Things that were considered unheard of a few decades ago are becoming more common each day. With the norm being changed so …

How to Address Your Teenager’s Spending Behavior

As a parent, you try to teach your children to use money wisely. When childrenbecome teenagers, they seem to forget everything you’ve taught them. This …

Speech & Language Goals in Preschool

It is the preschool years when children’s language abilities really take off. By the age of 5, while your preschooler won’t be able to engage …

Lessons Children Learn from Playing Team Sports

Studies have shown that when children get involved in team sports, their overall educational experience is greatly improved. But what about the child that isn’t …

Eight Ways to Encourage Self-Motivation in Your Child

Self-motivation is a trait that is often underrated. It’s more than just getting out of bed in the morning; it can have a huge impact …