Archive for 'Family Life'

Humor in the Family

Humor in the Family

Why the family that laughs together stays together.  Humor in the Family Being a parent is serious stuff, but that doesn’t man we need to be only serious with our kids.  Laughing and joking and having [...]

Christmas Morning Disappointment

Christmas Morning Disappointment

How to handle a child who’s disappointed on Christmas morning Christmas Morning Disappointment There is nothing that takes the joy out of the holiday season faster than the credit card bills in January.  Overspending can be [...]

Holiday Season Plane Travel & Kids

Holiday Season Plane Travel & Kids

This holiday season, are you planning to travel by plane with young children in tow? With a little planning, flying can be enjoyable and not filled with tears and fussing. Flying by air with young children [...]

Divorce and the Holiday Season

Divorce and the Holiday Season

 Ideas on how to balance divorce, children and the holidays. Divorce & Holidays The holiday season can be difficult for children whose parents are divorced.  Usually children spend important holidays like Christmas with one parent one [...]

Learning to Budget

Learning to Budget

Teaching kids to budget their allowances, learning to save and spend. Learning to Budget When it comes to learning life skills, it’s important to help teach kids about budgeting.  Whether they get their money from an [...]

Holiday Visits

Holiday Visits

Why those holiday season visits can pose safety hazards. Holiday Safety Whether visiting Gramma and Grampa, or attending a party at a friend’s, parents need to be extra vigilant to keep kids safe over the holidays. [...]

Family Mealtime

Family Mealtime

The benefits of sitting down to a family meal with your children. Family Mealtime Did you know that families who eat together have children who are 60% less likely to get involved with drugs or alcohol?  [...]

Sharing Chores

Sharing Chores

A few ideas on how to find quality time with kids and get chores done. Sharing Chores It’s so difficult to find time to get everything done in a day, from work outside the home, to [...]

Christmas Routines & Traditions

Christmas Routines & Traditions

How family rituals can light up children’s lives during holiday season. Hi. I’m Joanne Wilson with The Parent Report. It seems that during the chilly month of December, many families are enjoying traditions and rituals together.  [...]

The Middle Child

The Middle Child

How to ensure your middle child doesn’t feel squeezed and left out. The Middle Child If you’re the parent of more than one child, then you may marvel at the fact that each one of your [...]