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Kid Time And Couple Time
Jun30

Kid Time And Couple Time

A reader emailed me the following question: “Many dads and moms, especially those that work full-time, are torn by guilt when it comes to time allocation. They have been away from the kids so long during the working week that the weekends MUST be spent with them. Result: There is simply NO couple-time. Any suggestions?” One thing that is often not realized by parents is that a happy and harmonious marriage is one of the greatest gifts...

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Problem Solving And Conflict Resolution For Children
Sep23

Problem Solving And Conflict Resolution For Children

Problem solving and conflict resolution for children should begin being taught early on. If you’re a parent of multiple children in your family this becomes apparent as it won’t take siblings long at all to become engaged in some type of ‘sharing’ violation with one another. Children of a family with other children almost immediately are engaged in a social type of activity albeit only with their brothers and sisters early on....

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Do You Know Your Parenting Style?
Jul22

Do You Know Your Parenting Style?

Want to be a better parent? Knowing what your current parenting style is will help you identify your needed areas for improvement. Promoting the self-discipline and self-esteem of the children in your family often requires an emotional juggling act by you as a parent. It is not easy to be firm and demanding with a child one minute, then warm and affectionate the next. This is an ongoing education process both for the parent and for...

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Teach Kids About Money And Saving – The 10 Vital Lessons Your Child Must Learn!
Jun29

Teach Kids About Money And Saving – The 10 Vital Lessons Your Child Must Learn!

Your 5-year-old daughter has started asking for money to buy sweets and toys. She obviously has a good understanding of the concept of exchanging money for items she wants or needs, but what are the important lessons you should teach kids about money and saving. You want to make sure that she doesn’t grow up into one of those kids that are constantly pestering mom and dad for money, running up credit card debts as a teenager,...

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How To Schedule But Not Over-Schedule Your Children
Feb12

How To Schedule But Not Over-Schedule Your Children

It is important to engage children in a variety of activities to stimulate their mind and body. It is also important however to as much as possible avoid over-scheduling your children if possible. Many well meaning parents set out to interest their children in a few extra curricular activities aside from school and ordinary family fun stuff. It’s natural to work hard to be the best parent that you can be. However, many parents so...

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