Etiquette is a code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior. Children who grow up without learning this important code may not develop important social relationship skills for interacting with others and are at a greater risk of conflict when interacting with their peers. Teaching etiquette and manners starts […]

Etiquette for Kids in The Digital Age


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If you have more than one child, you know that siblings don’t always get along. In fact, it is very normal for siblings to not always live in perfect harmony. Here are some simple suggestions on limiting any conflict that may arise. Give your children a chance to solve their […]

Helping Siblings Get Along


You want to spend more time with your child, but you’re stumped. There must be something you can do with your child that isn’t digital-related – right? Cooking is a great skill to have (for boys and girls), and it allows you to spend time with your child. A lot […]

4 Spring Dip Recipes Kids and Parents Can Easily Make ...



With the hectic schedules that most families must accommodate on a daily basis, any calm in the storm feels like the perfect opportunity to unwind with technology. After balancing work, school, sports/dance schedules and every other commitment, vegging out in front of a screen just feels cathartic. The urge to […]

Benefits of Gardening for Kids


I was raised in a house where I was expected to do chores every Saturday. It was part of our weekend routine. All of us pitched in and knew that once the chores were complete the rest of the day would be a time for play or to go on […]

Kids Can Be Huge Helpers


According to the StompOutBullying.org website, their parental resource page highlighted this horrific topic by calling out cyberbullying as “social terrorism by technology.” While our societies general rule of thumb states we don’t negotiate with terrorists, what are parents to do when it comes to this type of traumatic experience? Back […]

Learn About Cyber Bullying & Stopping This Vicious Cycle



Summer is nearly here. It’s almost time for kids to take a break from school, and cross things off their summer bucket list. It’s also a great time for kids to learn some new skills and try to make some extra money. Finding jobs for kids can sometimes be hard […]

Summer Jobs for Kids


Ensuring your child is getting enough sleep and maintains a regular sleep pattern is vital to their development. Proper sleep allows for better concentration and reduces the risk of mental illness and physical health problems such as diabetes, heart problems, depression and substance abuse. As children are spending more and […]

Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?


  Is homework ever a challenge in your home? If so, you aren’t alone. Here are two complaints you may hear, along with solutions that are simple, but very effective. “I don’t want to do homework.” Make your homework time more pleasant by helping your child find a quiet, well-lit […]

Homework Solutions



As a parent, you’ll know that it can sometimes be difficult to get kids to do their homework – after all, they’d probably rather be doing much more fun stuff. But, working hard at school is important for little ones and teenagers too, as it’s going to shape their future […]

Fun Ways to Encourage Kids with their Homework