Archive for 'Family Life'
How to plan a vacation that every member of your family will enjoy. Planning Family Vacations When it comes to family vacations, naturally it’s the parents who cover the costs. But that doesn’t mean we should [...]
How to become a greener family one step at a time Green Families Surveys show that Canadians consider the environment and climate change to be their number one concern. But worrying about the environment and actually [...]
From the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, to school shootings, to wars and natural catastrophes, it can feel like a big, bad world to children. As parents, how do we explain such frightening events to our [...]
Tips for managing morning madness at your home. Morning Madness Getting breakfast, making lunches, packing school bags and getting kids out the door can be a daunting task in the morning. Of course the more responsibility [...]
A look at what kids get from helping out with family chores Family Chores Making beds, clearing tables and taking out the trash are all common jobs we ask our kids to do. And while our [...]
How those everyday chores teach our children lessons on life. Families and Life Lessons Taking your toddler and preschooler along for everyday chores like banking and shopping can be a great lesson for kids. Helping out [...]
The connection between family mealtime and preventing obesity. Curbing Obesity The alarm bells have rung; today’s children are becoming increasingly overweight. Our children’s eating habits are leading to a tremendous increase in type 2 diabetes and [...]
The importance of teaching our kids to respect others. Teaching Respect Most parents would agree that the last thing they want to do is raise a child who harasses and bullies others. And the best way [...]
When should we start instilling values in our children? Values and Irony One of the most important things we can instill in our child is a sense of our values. And while this is something we [...]
Negative sibling relationship are strongly linked to aggressive, anti-social behavior and even delinquency and substance abuse later in life, according to research out of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development. However, improving [...]
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