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Democracy In Families

Democracy In Families

 Should families be run as a democracy? Democracy in Families As parents, it’s tempting to lay down the rules and expect our children to abide by them..  But if we want to raise kids who can [...]

Raising Tolerant Children

Raising Tolerant Children

Why teaching tolerance to our kids begins with examining ourselves. Raising Tolerant Children It takes all types of people to make this world go round.  And simply because no two people are alike, and we all [...]

Recess and Exercise

Recess and Exercise

Why keeping recess alive at school is important for health’s sake. Recess & Exercise Remember when you were a kid, how your favorite subject was recess?  In all seriousness recess is a very important part of [...]

Why Friends Matter

Why Friends Matter

How friendship teaches kids important life lessons. Why Friends Matter Ask a kid what’s so great about having friends and they’ll probably say “friends are fun”.   They’re right.  But learning to socialize and get a long [...]

Over-scheduled Kids

Over-scheduled Kids

When those after school lessons are just too much of a good thing Over-scheduled Kids With all the wonderful after school lessons available to kids today, it can be pretty tempting to fill their time with [...]

Family Meetings

Family Meetings

The benefit of calling a family meeting to order in your home. Family Meetings While family meals are a great way to connect with our kids on a regular basis, they’re not the best time to [...]

Fast Food Alternatives

Fast Food Alternatives

 How to feed your child quick, nutritious meals.  Fast food alternatives. Fast Food Alternatives With all the things families have to accomplish in a day, it’s no wonder many of make swinging by a fast food [...]

How to Praise Good Grades

How to Praise Good Grades

 Is there a right way to praise good grades? Praising Grades When a child comes home with high marks, what parent doesn’t want to jump up and praise them? Sometimes it’s even tempting to reward them [...]

Preventing Bullying

Preventing Bullying

A few tips on preventing kids from becoming bullies. Preventing Bullying Children who insult, push around, exclude, name call or otherwise bully other kids are probably lacking a little discipline and guidance in their own lives. [...]

Furnace Filters

Furnace Filters

When you’ll want to change that furnace filter for the health and safety of your family. Furnace Filters By now most of us know that mold is something we don’t want in our homes because when  [...]