Parenting Kids

Phone Tips to Teach Kids

Is it okay not to answer the phone or to hang up while a person is still talking? The answer is, yes! It is important for parents to teach children how to answer the phone properly and still protect our private information. Knowing which information to give out or keep secret can be tricky for […]

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The Best Parenting Style

There are four basic parenting styles that different characteristics of parenting fall under: Authoritarian, characterized by high demand and low responsiveness; Authoritative, characterized by high demand and high responsiveness; Permissive, characterized by low demand and high responsiveness; and Uninvolved, characterized by low demand and low responsiveness. The best of the various parenting styles if Authoritative, […]

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Choosing Your Parenting Style Based on Your Child

You care so much about your bundle of joy and you want the best for them. You want to give them the best life and the most opportunities. That starts with choosing the right parenting style for your child. Take a good look into each of the parenting styles: authoritarian, permissive, authoritative, and uninvolved. Get […]

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What to Know to Ease Your Mind About Your Unaccompanied Minor

It can be daunting to send your child on an airplane without you, but if you take proper precaution it does not have to be any scarier than sending them to school. The following are some of the things you will want to know to ease your mind and ensure your child does not get […]

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Battling the Gimmies

Children want stuff. Unfortunately, that natural desire is too often overwhelmed by our culture of consumerism. For many families, the mass marketing of everything from video games to new clothes is a constant part of their day. And as children grow and try to find their place in or culture, the idea that they have […]

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How to Determine If Your Child is Too Busy

Introduction In today’s world of video games and gadgets it is easy for our children to waste many valuable hours doing activities that we as parents may not believe to be the best use of time. So instead we encourage our children to become involved in structured activities. While some parents supplement their child’s other […]

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