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6 Ways to Make Volunteering a Family Affair

Posted May 3, 2017 by David James

Our world feels pretty divided right now. That's why volunteering is an important family activity. Here's how to make it happen.

How to Make a Successful Reward Chart for Your Child

Posted May 2, 2017 by David James

Reward charts are a popular way to help kids learn to do chores or tasks around the house. Here are some ways to make those reward charts successful.

5 Things to Consider Before Giving Your Child an Allowance

Posted May 1, 2017 by David James

Should you give your child an allowance? Here are some things to consider, and how to implement it.

5 Money-Saving Tips on Everyday Expenses

Posted April 28, 2017 by David James

There are always ways to save money, if you look hard enough. Here are some tips to get the most out of your money.

7 Easy Ways Dads Can Make Friends With Other Dads

Posted April 27, 2017 by David James

Sometimes dads have a hard time making new friends once the kids come along. Here are some ways to make that happen.

8 Financial Questions Soon-to-Be Parents Must Ask

Posted April 25, 2017 by David James

Having a child is a life-changing moment. That's why all soon-to-be parents need to discuss their finances before baby's arrival.

5 Ways to Take the Stress Out of Birthday Party Planning

Posted April 24, 2017 by David James

Planning your child's birthday party can be fun and enormously stressful. Here are some ways to reduce that stress.

8 Tips for Teaching Your Child How to Ride a Bike

Posted April 20, 2017 by David James

Removing your child's training wheels is a major step. These helpful tips might ease the transition.

9 Dinnertime Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Posted April 17, 2017 by David James

Meal time with kids can be chaotic. Here are some ways to teach them how to behave at the table.

6 Tasty Easter Dinner Side Dishes

Posted April 15, 2017 by Fred Lee

Easter ham is a wonderful holiday tradition, and these tasty side dishes will make it even more memorable and nutritious.

How to Teach Your Kids to Accept Losing

Posted April 11, 2017 by David James

Losing is part of life. Here's how to help your kids handle it.

How to Control Your Child's Internet Access

Posted March 22, 2017 by Guest (not verified)

We need to be able to control what our children see online, and manage their screen time and access to the internet. Here's how to do so.

What Our 4 Favorite Games Teach Our Kids

Posted March 21, 2017 by David James

Kids love board games. Here are a few of our favorites that teach lessons beyond having fun.

How to Build an American Girl Doll-Compatible Bed

Posted March 20, 2017 by Guest (not verified)

If your child has American Girl dolls, they would probably love to have a custom doll bed. And guess what? You can easily make it yourself!

6 Easy Ways to Deal With a Bedwetter

Posted March 15, 2017 by David James

With two young kids, we deal with bedwetting all the time. It takes patience, discipline, and these strategies to handle it.

7 Things You Need to Know About Opening a College Savings Plan

Posted March 13, 2017 by David James

It's the perfect time for parents to create a 529 college savings plan. Here's why.

7 Ways to Deal When Your Child Is an Early Riser

Posted March 6, 2017 by David James

Is there an early rising young child in your house? Here are tips to make their life -- and yours -- easier in the early morning.

How to Maintain Our Spiritual Health as Busy Parents

Posted March 2, 2017 by David James

Working parents have their plates full. But we need to take time to maintain our spiritual health. Here's how.

5 Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between Your Kids

Posted February 28, 2017 by David James

Being a parent means playing referee. Here are some ways to calm those conflicts between your kids.

11 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Posted February 13, 2017 by David James

Roses and dinner are so predictable. Try one of these unconventional Valentine's Day celebrations with your partner to spice things up.

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