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Huh? Tips to Improve a Child’s Listening Skills

Talking to your children can be one of the most rewarding parts of your day as a parent. But when there are struggles with listening, it also can be frustrating.

Five Habits Every Mom Should Break

We moms can agree that we need to stay true to ourselves in this social media- and image-driven way of life.

Dealing with a Child’s Fears

Here are some tips to help kids face their fears.

Best Dollar Dives

Nothing boosts our bliss better than a bargain. However, binge watching Extreme Couponing isn’t going to save our families any green. I have something better in mind. All ages, from toddlers to adults, can find a little frugal fun at these firms, and all you need is one dollar!

Raising a Selfless Child in a Selfish World

Raising children to be selfless in a selfish world is tough but certainly not impossible. It takes time, intentionality and commitment.

Seven Tips for Overcoming Fear of the Dark

Fear of the dark is a normal part of development and one of the most common childhood problems plaguing families of school-age children. Kids who are afraid of the dark take nearly an hour longer than others to fall asleep. Without a good night’s sleep, children can suffer behavior and mood issues and have trouble concentrating at school.

Tips and Tricks to Teach Kids How to Save Money

Most kids don’t have a clue where money comes from and what its value is, let alone how to manage it.

Teaching Character

We all desire our children to be well mannered citizens with highly esteemed character traits, but where do children learn such things? How do we parents teach children how to behave nicely, use their manners and think of others before themselves?

Hitting the Road: How to Deal with a Teen Driver in the House

One of the best days of a teen’s life is simultaneously one of the worst for a parent: driver’s license day. It’s inevitable—Independence Day is here. While parents enjoy some benefits—no more back and forth to soccer practice!—the worry and anxiousness associated with a teen driver seemingly can outweigh the positives by a thousand to one.

Too Much Tech? Tweens and Screen Addiction

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids ages 8-18 spend around 7.5 hours per day using entertainment media. Increased access to technology makes it easy for kids to slide into damaging digital behaviors. Using the Internet just one hour per day—well below the daily average for American kids—reduces attention span and increases school difficulties, according to one study. And unhealthy digital habits can have serious consequences for tweens and teens, who can carry these addictive behaviors into adulthood.
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