Discipline

What Our 4 Favorite Games Teach Our Kids

Posted March 21, 2017 by David James

Kids love board games. Here are a few of our favorites that teach lessons beyond having fun.

5 Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between Your Kids

Posted February 28, 2017 by David James

Being a parent means playing referee. Here are some ways to calm those conflicts between your kids.

How to Keep the Joy of the Holidays With You Throughout a Dreary Winter Season

Posted January 31, 2017 by David James

Many of us would like to bottle that holiday feeling and make it last beyond January. Here are some ways to try.

How to Teach Your Kids to Handle Winning and Losing

Posted January 18, 2017 by David James

The art of winning and losing takes time for our kids to understand. Here are some tips to help them.

4 Ways Martin Luther King Jr.'s Teachings Can Improve Your Parenting

Posted January 16, 2017 by David James

The teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. can guide us in many ways. Here are some opportunities to incorporate his lessons into your parenting.

7 Ways to Simplify Your LIfe in 2017

Posted January 4, 2017 by David James

Resolve to make 2017 simpler. Here are some common-sense ways to do it.

How to Teach Your Child a to Have a Strong Work Ethic

Posted December 13, 2016 by David James

Kids need to learn a strong work ethic at an early age. Here are some ways to teach them.

5 Ways to Explain to Your Kids What They're Hearing on the Playground

Posted November 21, 2016 by David James

Parents have many jobs. A critical one is to translate the phrases our kids learn on the school playground.

5 Ways to Keep Your Teen From Becoming a Distracted Driver

Posted July 27, 2016 by David James

AAA says the summer driving season is especially dangerous for distracted teens. Here's how to help your teen avoid being a statistic.

6 Ways to Curb Your Child's Procrastination

Posted July 15, 2016 by David James

Kids are born procrastinators. Here's how to end that once and for all.

7 Best Ways to Encourage an Anxious Child

Posted July 11, 2016 by David James

Dealing with an anxious child? Here are some ways to encourage them and build their self-esteem.

How to Help Your Children Play More with Less Using the 20 Toy Rule

Posted June 12, 2016 by Chrissa Hardy

Using the 20 Toy Rule, your house will get a whole lot cleaner, and your kids will have all the toys they love most.

7 Ways to Give Your Kids a Screen-Free Summer

Posted June 7, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

It's time our kids got back to being kids. Give summer back to your children by ditching screen-time in favor of old-fashioned fun.

Are You a Harsh Parent?

Posted May 17, 2016 by David James

A new study is shining a light on harsh parenting and the ways it affects children psychologically and physically. Here's what you can do to soften your approach.

The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me, And How You Can Use It, Too

Posted May 9, 2016 by David James

This advice from my dad has guided my life and brought me success. Here's how you can use it, too, and impart it to your kids.

How to Follow Through on Punishment for Your Young Child

Posted May 6, 2016 by David James

Discipline shouldn't occur in a vacuum. You need a strategy for you and your child.

Avoid These 9 Bedtime Mistakes at All Costs

Posted April 4, 2016 by David James

Any parent knows that bedtime can be a nightmare. Here are the top nine mistakes you can't afford to make.

Parenting Classes: Are They Ever Worth it?

Posted March 23, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Some parenting classes are worth the money, but some might be a waste of your time.

How to Create an Easy and Efficient Spring Cleaning Schedule

Posted March 8, 2016 by David James

The weather is about to get warmer as spring approaches. That means it's time to get your clean on!

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids How to Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Posted February 23, 2016 by David James

Do your kids ever seem ungrateful and selfish? Here are some ways to instill an attitude of gratitude.

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