Leaving Your Kids In Charge For The First Time: 5 Tips For A Smooth Experience

The idea of allowing your children to stay home alone can cause you to be anxiety ridden, but there are considerations to make and suggestions to take to make the experience smooth for everyone involved. As you make your decision, remember that 12 is the rule of thumb age when most adults feel safe leaving […]

Teaching Your Child to Conquer Their Fears: 5 Tips Every Parent Should Know

If your child has a specific fear, you may be wondering just what you can do to help. The good news is that there are five tips every parent should know about teaching a child to conquer his fears. Spiders, Bugs, and Other Insects If your child is afraid of spiders or other insects, you […]

Using the Tooth Fairy To You Advantage: 5 Lessons to Teach Your Child

Losing that first baby tooth can be a quick and easy surprise or weeks of anxiety as it wiggles a little at a time. Sharing the legend of the tooth fairy is a fun way to bring a little magic home and it also provides a teachable moment to have with your snaggle tooth kiddo. […]

5 Tools Every Parent Could Use to Raise Better Children in 2014

There’s no arguing that it takes genuine, hard work to raise great children. There is no magic formula for how to be the perfect parent, but there are definitely tools and strategies that you can use to point them in the right direction for positive growth. These are five tools every parent can use to […]

Teaching Your Child: 5 Kid Friendly Ways To Teach Responsibility

Sometimes getting children to pick up their toys, brush their own teeth or keep track of and turn in their homework can seem like the most challenging task imaginable. For young people to take on certain tasks without having to be asked, they have to learn values such as responsibility in a natural way. Children […]

Want Your Kids To Have New? Five Reasons Buying Used Is Best For Kids

Editor’s note: when I read this article from Brionna, I was ecstatic. Children absolutely need to be protected from Too Much Stuff Syndrome. That said, please do be careful with used toys and antiques, as some could easily contain lead. If your child is likely to put a toy in his or her mouth, please […]