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Teaching Your Child Problem Solving Skills

Teaching Your Child Problem Solving Skills

Steps To Success. Are your children good at solving their own problems? Or do they run to you whenever something doesn’t go their way? Learning to problem solve is an important life skill. We owe it to our children to prepare them for a life time of successful problem...

Six Reasons School Is Tough This Year

Six Reasons School Is Tough This Year

And What Parents Can Do About It. Yep, school is tough this year. We all thought things would get back to normal, but that didn’t happen. Whether your kids are struggling academically, socially, or emotionally, you are feeling stressed. Let’s take a look at why this...

Life On Four Wheels

Life On Four Wheels

Fun Car stories Guest post contributed by Gwen Rockwood. Gwen is a mom to three great kids, wife to one cool guy, a newspaper columnist and co-owner of nwaMotherlode.com.  I’m writing today’s column on a laptop wedged between my belly button and the steering...

Character Education: Who, What, Why?

Character Education: Who, What, Why?

Character Education Do you want your child to grow up to be a “good person?” Of course you do. The learning of certain character traits benefits children throughout their entire life. Character Education is based on the common attitudes and behaviors that people deem...

No Need To Nag!

No Need To Nag!

are you nagging too much?                                                            Do you feel like you ask or tell your child to do something and they don’t do it?  Do you feel like you're nagging your child? What does nag mean anyway? Well, I know that there...

How To Raise Confident Kids

How To Raise Confident Kids

ARE YOUR KIDS CONFIDENT? Do you want to raise confident kids? Confidence is a trait that helps us to be willing to try new things, cope with our mistakes, feel a sense of self-worth and be resilient in times of trouble. It is also a trait that must be developed. We...

Good Manners:  The Key To Saving Our Economy

Good Manners: The Key To Saving Our Economy

Do you teach your kids good manners? Who would have thought that “please” and “thank you” could be two of the most powerful words that you could teach your children?  I have had multiple experiences in the last few months that tell me that people are just not...

Kids Summer Movie Suggestions

Kids Summer Movie Suggestions

Need Summer Movie Suggestions? Does your family enjoy summer movies? My whole family does. A summer movie often includes a message of love, acceptance and perseverance. There are some new movies out this summer but don’t forget about the old standards. Many good...