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Tracking Teens

Thanks to GPS technology in smartphones, we have plenty of options when it comes to keeping up with our teenagers. But should we? As with so many other parenting decisions, it mostly depends on what works best for your family and what skills you are trying to help your adolescent develop.

Benefits of Enrichment Activities

A major benefit of enrichment programs is that children will gain confidence as they learn new and challenging skills.

Moving with Small Kids

We recently experienced moving our family for the second time within five years and are sharing from our experience in hopes of helping others with any upcoming moves their family may face.

Reverting to One Child in the House

I think this sending kids to school business gives us just a little taste of what the empty nest stage is going to be like, similar to the way sleepless nights while we are pregnant somewhat prepares us for sleepless nights with a newborn.

Navigating the Popularity Trap

Is your tween or teen in the popular crowd at school? As a parent, do you consider being popular an important goal for your child?

Bust Toy Boredom

As a culture, we often give in to the more, more, more idea, the idea that if our children are complaining about being bored, well then, they must need more or different toys.

On The Road Again

Practical advice for travel with kids.

Anger Management for Kids

To help your child avoid doing the wrong things when she’s feeling overwhelmed with anger, try teaching her some simple anger management skills.

Ways to Encourage Independence Every Day

When you encourage a child to do things for himself, his self-confidence improves. Here are a few great tips to encourage independence at different stages in your child’s life.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Does your child labor over decision making?
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