August 22, 2017

Struggling with Kids Homework

School’s back in session. This brings cheers and groans from parents. The groans are for the struggling with kids homework. The cheers are for much needed breathing space from said kids! I have an idea! Let’s change things up. Click like below if you are on board! No more hassles over the homework! Done – finished, […]

Alcohol Abuse in Children: Keeping Your Child Safe

This article is from one of our great contributors. Please read and then comment letting her know you appreciated her article. Thanks! Research has shown that 80% of kids have experimented with alcohol, long before it is legal for them to drink. Adolescents experience depression, emotional anxiety, and have less practice with positive-coping skills that […]

Daily Schedules for Teenagers

Teaching teenagers to keep their own daily schedules is imperative. It is what they need to be able to do in order to be successful in life. If the parents are their calendar, they will never learn how to manage their lives as adults. Schools have realized that this important. Starting now in elementary school, […]

Building Self Confidence in Children: Secrets and Shame

Building self confidence in children is an animal unto itself. Partly, because we as parents have some responsibility in doing it and partly, because they do too. Self confidence starts at an early age. Not to be confused with selfishness, it is where our children feel they are good enough in the eyes of people […]

Responsible Teenagers

Does it seem to you that the idea of responsible teenagers is just a myth? Come on we remember what we were like as teens and well for me, responsible at times was not how I would describe it. But don’t let that discourage you because responsible teenagers are out there and can even be […]

Great Way to Relieve Frustration

Thanks Tiger Woods – We  learned a new frustration relieving technique this week watching golf. You think it will catch on?! Like this video? Click the like button below! About the author: By Matt HellstromMatt is the parent (along with his wife Julie) to five wonderful kids. He has been self-employed for 25+ years and […]

Don’t Give Up!

 Let them make a second dinner they like, take off the time limits on the computer, not be their friends on Facebook, no grounding for bad grades, let them text at the dinner table, not check in where they are at, wake them when they oversleep, don’t remind them to brush their teeth or take a shower or […]

Three Steps to Teaching Responsibility

Kids are adverse to responsibility as north is to the south pole. They have learned from an early age that others will take care of them, feed them, bathe them, dress them. It is no big shock that responsibility is something we have to teach them because they are not born with it. So we […]

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