It seems our society is raising children to be older sooner. First came ‘tweens. Do we now need to recognize our 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds as pre-tweens?!
The work force can be positive for your teen. You can help.
Kids who lose things, kids who forget things … ugh! Here’s a how-to for helping kids develop personal responsibility. A close friend and mother of four children recently expressed concern for her oldest son’s lack of responsibility. She chatted about how frequently her 10-year-old daughter loses her gloves or never remembers to turn off the… Read more »
No matter where your party loyalty lies, your kids have their own minds to make up as they grow. As we head toward the fall election, it’s a great time to engage interested kids in our political process.
What do you do with a musical kid who loves technology, too? Did someone say, “garage band?â€
Help your older kids enjoy the creativity of the season without getting into trouble.
Welcome to the big league of parenting. Your â€˜tweens and teens need to know where you stand on drinking. And they need to hear it from YOU.
This holiday season, you can cut the ambivalence from your older child’s life by leading them to volunteering. It’s a real eye-opener!
If your teen isn’t old enough to get a job and is too old for camp, consider a Counselor-in-Training program. Is your young teen insisting that she’s too old to attend camp this summer? On the other hand, are you thinking that summer camp is still a worthwhile venture considering the alternative – just hanging… Read more »
Game Boy, XBox, PlayStation and your personal computer – All offer electronic stimulus in the form of video games. Is it all bad?