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How To Get Your Kids To 18 Without Hating You

How To Get Your Kids To 18 Without Hating You

How To Get Your Kids To 18 Without Hating You A lot of time I hear parents saying to me that they wish they had done things differently as a parent, or of parents crying on my shoulder weeping at the thought that they had lost a very special relationship with their kids because of

Teaching Kids Eight Steps Toward Healthy Leadership

Teaching Kids Eight Steps Toward Healthy Leadership Image by Jesse Millan   Are we more overprotective towards our kids? “If you’re over 30, you probably walked to school, played on the monkey bars, and learned to high-dive at the public pool. If you’re younger, it’s unlikely you did any of these things. Yet, has the

What To Do If You Don’t Like Your Kids’ Friends

What To Do If You Don’t Like Your Kids’ Friends Every parent eventually faces this dilemma  and if it hasn’t happened already, it probably will at some point: the moment you don’t like one of your child’s friends. What do you do? It’s true that friends can have an enormous influence during the time of

12 Basic Life Skills Every Child Should Know By High School

12 Basic Life Skills Every Child Should Know By High School   I read with interest on a parenting forum about this topic and on what life skills are the most important for kids by the time they’ve reached high school. Life skills are important, and it would be hard to categorize in terms of

How Can My Child Respond To Haters And Trolls

How Can My Child Respond To Haters And Trolls What happens when your child gets trolled? When your son asks you the question “Why could someone say that?” “How could he be so terrible?” Here’s some explanations on trolls, and how to talk to your kids about them. Firstly, Trolling and hating is a form

How Not To Be A Helicopter Parent

How Not To Be A Helicopter Parent   Maybe you’ve heard the term helicopter parenting hovering around, but what is a helicopter parent? A Helicopter parent is someone who hovers around their kids and swoops in at a moments notice whenever they see their child in any distress, or discomfort or even having a little

Fascinating Facts About Teenagers Today

Fascinating Facts About Teenagers Today   Do you have teenage kids? The teenage years are tough ones and (if you’re reading this) you’ve gone through them…and if you haven’t?  Stick around and see if you can relate to any of these fascinating facts about teenagers today. You might know some of these facts. Then again,

(Video) 3 Reasons Why Getting Enough Sleep Is Good For You

(Video) 3 Reasons Why Getting Enough Sleep Is Good For You   We all need sleep but how much is enough? And why do we need enough sleep for? Well, here’s 3 great reasons why getting enough sleep is good for you (and how much you’ll need) According to the National Sleep Foundation survey data

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