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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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Squeeze in a Nap When You're Busy and Exhausted

Posted February 3, 2017 by David James

Parents, are you tired? If so, you might need a nap. Here are some ways to squeeze one in.

6 Ways to Find More Time to Read to Your Young Kids

Posted February 1, 2017 by David James

Sometimes there aren't enough hours in the day to read to our kids. Here are some tips to find some extra time to uncover a book.

How to Keep the Joy of the Holidays With You Throughout a Dreary Winter Season

Posted January 31, 2017 by David James

Many of us would like to bottle that holiday feeling and make it last beyond January. Here are some ways to try.

How to Teach Your Kids to Handle Winning and Losing

Posted January 18, 2017 by David James

The art of winning and losing takes time for our kids to understand. Here are some tips to help them.

4 Ways Martin Luther King Jr.'s Teachings Can Improve Your Parenting

Posted January 16, 2017 by David James

The teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. can guide us in many ways. Here are some opportunities to incorporate his lessons into your parenting.

7 Ways to Simplify Your LIfe in 2017

Posted January 4, 2017 by David James

Resolve to make 2017 simpler. Here are some common-sense ways to do it.

8 Fatherhood Resolutions for 2017

Posted December 30, 2016 by David James

Dads, are you looking for an easy, achievable resolutions for 2017? We have just the ones for you!

7 Ways to Deal When Your Kids Don't Like One of Their Christmas Gifts

Posted December 24, 2016 by David James

It happens every year. Your child gets a Christmas gift they dislike. Use these tips to teach them to respond the proper way.

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