Teach your kids how to handle money! Experts say an allowance is the first step.
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Katie Brantley has a problem, and she’s not afraid to admit it. “My kids back talk, big time,” says the 34-year-old mother of two girls, ages 12 and 8. “It usually starts at breakfast, and then continues after school. It’s gotten to the point where we all get so frustrated at the end of the… Read more »
When the going gets tough, what do you do? Yell and scream? Throw up your hands and stomp away? Before you give up, try a little bit of something called “Smart Discipline.”
You’ve recently purchased a new television. All the wires are connected just right; you sit back in your favorite easy chair, remote control at the ready, and start pushing buttons.
You’ve tried everything and your marriage isn’t working – You and your spouse have made the difficult decision to separate.
Two of the biggest obstacles parents face as their children grow older center on maintaining parental power and encouraging communication between family members. One of the most effective ways to maintain control of your household, while at the same time promoting a strong line of communication between parent and child, is to hold periodic family… Read more »
In a world of “gimme, gimme, gimme” and “buy this and buy that,” now is the time to equip our children with the arsenal they need to be cognizant consumers. “Mom, are we poor?” my 8-year-old asked the other day. I thought for a moment before I answered. Certainly there is not an overabundance of… Read more »
I was at a birthday party recently. While the birthday boy was opening up his presents, most of the other kids excitedly sat in a circle around him. There was one child, however, who actually was opening presents with the birthday boy. I could hear his parents calling him, but he wasn’t paying them any… Read more »
Does your family have too much stuff? Put an end the mess now – without buying a bigger house! You can do it!
When visitors stop by, 2-year-old Michael Cornaglia proudly shows off his toddler bed.