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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.

How to Teach Your Child a to Have a Strong Work Ethic

Posted December 13, 2016 by David James

Kids need to learn a strong work ethic at an early age. Here are some ways to teach them.

5 Ways to Deal With Holiday Expenses You Didn't Plan For

Posted December 12, 2016 by David James

These are the hidden holiday expenses. Here's how you can prepare for them.

5 Reasons to Help Your Kids Write Their Letters to Santa

Posted December 10, 2016 by David James

Writing a letter to Santa is not only a fun, memorable activity. It can also be a teaching tool, too!

6 Reasons You Should Consider Coaching Your Child’s Sports Team

Posted November 28, 2016 by David James

Playing on a sports team is a great way to teach your child valuable life lessons. It's also important for you to play a leadership role.

6 Things to Do a Month Before Christmas

Posted November 25, 2016 by David James

With Christmas just weeks away, it's time to put your holiday preparation plan into action. These tips will help.

6 Ways to Create an Environment of Gratitude in Your Home

Posted November 24, 2016 by David James

To make that Thanksgiving vibe last year all year, follow these tips to build gratitude into your daily home life.

5 Ways to Explain to Your Kids What They're Hearing on the Playground

Posted November 21, 2016 by David James

Parents have many jobs. A critical one is to translate the phrases our kids learn on the school playground.

What to Do With All That Halloween Candy

Posted October 31, 2016 by David James

Your home is overrun by Halloween candy. What to do with it all? Here are some suggestions.

7 Satefy Tips You Must Remember This Halloween

Posted October 29, 2016 by David James

Before your kids go trick-or-treating on Halloween, make sure they know these important safety tips.

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Donald Trump Tape

Posted October 18, 2016 by David James

Everyone is talking about the Donald Trump audiotape. Including many of our kids. Here's how to discuss the tape with them.

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Eat Healthy at School

Posted September 30, 2016 by David James

You worry that your kids are eating healthy at school. Here's how to stop worrying.

4 Things to Consider Before Buying Your Child a Tablet

Posted September 29, 2016 by David James

Is your young child begging you for a tablet? Here are some things you must consider before buying one.

6 Ways to Help Your Child Adjust to the Homework Load

Posted September 26, 2016 by David James

If it's back to school time that means it's time for homework. Here's how to handle the workload.

5 Reasons You Should Get Involved in the PTA at School

Posted September 21, 2016 by David James

Local schools depend on parents like you to volunteer, fundraise, and help make decisions on school direction. Here's why you should get involved.

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