Parenting

Juggling After School Activities

Juggling After School Activities

Eating dinner as a family and doing homework without being rushed. What's that like? With after school activities, life can get a little crazy. Here's 15 ways to make things a little more family friendly.

5 Ways to Connect Better with Kids

5 Ways to Connect Better with Kids

It's not just adults who are busy. Kids' lives are filled with school and activities. Before you know it, you start to wonder how you can find time to really connect with them in ways that matter. Here are five ideas for building important moments with those who matter most.

Money Management For Kids

Money Management For Kids

Good money management is something everyone needs to know, but it isn't something your kids are likely to learn in school. Here are simple lessons to teach your kids - one for each phase of their live at home: preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school.

Teaching Kids Self-Control

Teaching Kids Self-Control

We have to exert self-control our whole lives, but it's easiest if we start learning it while we are young. Teaching it is all about teaching our kids to think before they act. Here are 5 ways to do just that...

7 Lies Parents Believe

7 Lies Parents Believe

"I can't teach my kids about God because I have to much to learn and change in myself..." Ever feel that way? If you do, you're not alone, but some of the myths parents buy into are keeping us from teaching our kids the things they long to know. Here's an article that might make you rethink how much you have to offer...

35 Gifts Your Kids Won't Forget

35 Gifts Your Kids Won't Forget

If you've been wondering what you can get the kids that they will always remember, you're not alone. But is it something that can be wrapped in ribbon or is it too big for that? The good news is that while these gifts aren't free, they fit in any budget...

Step-parenting: Building Relationships

Step-parenting: Building Relationships

There are so many reasons why building relationships in blended families is complicated. It often takes more time and patience than we expect to form that bond. Here are 6 tips that probably won't come naturally, but can really make a difference!

One Question for Teens

One Question for Teens

What one question should we be asking our teens? What question could change everything for us and for them? Is there really a question like that? And what makes it such an important one?

Holding On When Your Teen Rebels

Holding On When Your Teen Rebels

Every parent's nightmare is having their teen rebel. It's emotionally hard and difficult to watch. But, don't give up!

Back-to-School

Back-to-School

Lots of feelings come when school starts. Kids can be overwhelmed and so can you. Here are some great resources for helping you navigate getting prepared, getting organized and helping everyone adjust!