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10 Ways to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

All relationships have moments of tension, disagreement, and problem solving. The family unit is the first place a child can learn conflict resolution, especially regarding …

Moving Onwards: Your 12-Year-Old

You’ve supported your child for over a decade, and your son or daughter is fast approaching their teenage years. What can you expect in the …

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

Your child is facing significant changes in their life: a new school, approaching teenhood, and a changing body may feel scary and make life challenging. …

Learn How to Tackle Technology with Children in the Digital Age

It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the coming generations will be growing up with more and more technology. It’s everywhere and impossible to hide …

9 Tips on Saying “No” to Your Child

It’s not easy to discipline a child. It can even be heartbreaking. As a parent, you want to see a bright smile on your child’s …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

5 Things Your Teen Should Do This Summer

  The teen years are filled with questions: What do I want to do with my life? Who will I be? How can I get …

Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

How to Talk to a Teenager

Parents often feel an insurmountable communications barrier is developing between themselves and their teens. There’s frequently an inclination to ignore it and put it down …

5 Reasons Why Your Toddler Won’t Pipe Down

When your preschooler learns to talk, you’ll be able to enjoy a proper conversation with him. But he may expect that conversation to carry on …

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 …

Why It’s Good to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike

  Most kids want to learn to ride a bike, and it’s an easy way to get them into the fresh air and exercising, but …

How to Help Your Child Be an Entrepreneur

All parents want to give their children every advantage possible to live a fulfilling and independent adult life. However, many children arrive to young adulthood …

Television and Academic Performance: How to Develop Good TV Habits in Children

The benefits that television has given to society are immense. It acts as a medium of entertainment that keeps us in good spirits, it relays …

Helping Your Teen Develop Her Sense of Style

Before you know it, the little girl who you dressed in pretty outfits that you chose will be ready to make her own fashion decisions. …

Establish a Daily Routine With Expectations Clearly Defined and Discussed in the Family

When giving chores or responsibilities around the house, be sure they are reasonable, limited in number, and developmentally appropriate for your child. Check out these …