Effective and Kind Discipline

It’s hard to know what’s correct as we want to find effective and kind discipline for children. There are the normal time outs, raised voices and grounding. Remember that the word “discipline” originally meant to teach, so look for opportunities to coach your...

Ways to Champion Your Child’s Education

The world of education is changing. From the way classrooms are structured, to the way students are taught and to the new educational technologies being employed. While the government works to revolutionize educational practices, the process is slow and it can take...

School Anxiety

We don’t want our children to have school anxiety. We want them to be excited and understand if they are a little nervous. If your child has anxiety it’s important to figure out why and what it is about. Here are ten things that make kids anxious about...

The Benefits of Giving Your Child a Cell Phone

The question of whether to buy your child a cell phone is a daunting modern dilemma for many parents. What are the benefits and drawbacks of giving a cell phone to children? Are there any risks? Then, of course, there is the question of deciding whether your child is...

Cost Saving Ideas for Halloween

It’s the month we create a Halloween budget. It’s amazing what some families actually spend on this holiday. But you can use these scary situations to gain some tips for making this holiday less scary. The National Retail Federation estimates that 158...