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6 Ways to Create a Quality Learning Environment at Home

Posted September 20, 2016 by David James

Your kids are learning at school. Here's how to create a similar learning environment at home.

7 Ways to Help Your Preschooler Learn Sight Words

Posted September 11, 2016 by David James

Learning sight words is a perfect way to build a foundation of knowledge for your preschooler. Here's how.

How Much Homework Is Too Much?

Posted September 9, 2016 by David James

When your child comes home with a load of homework, how do you know if it's too much? Here are some ways to tell, and how to handle it.

How to Cut Back on Your Kid's Activities This Year

Posted August 30, 2016 by David James

Baseball. Soccer. Gymnastics. Voice lessons. Our kids are involved in so many activities these days. Here's how to cut back.

6 Ways to Get Your Child Back on a School Schedule

Posted August 23, 2016 by David James

The toughest part of sending your child back to school is getting them back on a schedule. Here are some tips.

7 Ways to Get Your Kid to Love Brushing Their Teeth

Posted August 15, 2016 by David James

Getting your kids to brush their teeth is a chore. Here are some ways to make it less stressful.

7 Ways to Throw a Kid's Birthday Party on a Budget

Posted August 11, 2016 by David James

Kids' birthday parties seem to be more and more lavish. Here are some easy ways to trim your child's birthday party budget.

6 Ways to Help Your Child Deal With Back-to-School Anxiety

Posted August 10, 2016 by David James

Heading back to school is a difficult time for kids. Here are some ways to make it more manageable.

Why You Should Consider Letting Your Kids Share a Room

Posted August 1, 2016 by David James

Considering giving your kids their own rooms? Here's why it might be better for them to bunk together.

5 Ways to Keep Your Teen From Becoming a Distracted Driver

Posted July 27, 2016 by David James

AAA says the summer driving season is especially dangerous for distracted teens. Here's how to help your teen avoid being a statistic.

7 Ways to Make More Time for Your Wife

Posted July 26, 2016 by David James

Working dads have to juggle many responsibilities. Use these tips to make sure you make time for the most important person: your wife.

6 Ways to Improve Race Relations at Home

Posted July 18, 2016 by David James

Racial tension is a dominant issue in the news. Here's how you can help your kids understand it and work to better their community.

6 Ways to Curb Your Child's Procrastination

Posted July 15, 2016 by David James

Kids are born procrastinators. Here's how to end that once and for all.

How This Dad Learned to Love Minecraft

Posted July 13, 2016 by David James

At first, Minecraft seemed like a minefield for my kindergartner. This is why I learned to love it.

12 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Legoland Florida

Posted July 12, 2016 by David James

Legoland Florida is a ton of fun. But before you go, keep these 12 things in mind.

7 Best Ways to Encourage an Anxious Child

Posted July 11, 2016 by David James

Dealing with an anxious child? Here are some ways to encourage them and build their self-esteem.

How to Avoid These 9 Summer Vacation Mistakes

Posted July 10, 2016 by David James

Summer vacation is rife with pitfalls. Here's how to avoid them.

9 Summer Parenting Fails You Should Avoid

Posted June 28, 2016 by David James

Summer break can be filled with parenting fails. Here's how to avoid them.

9 Ways to Develop a Summer Study Schedule for Your Kids

Posted June 20, 2016 by David James

Summer break does not mean a break from studying. Here are some ways to create a workable summer study schedule.

14 Father's Day Activities for Grandfathers, Fathers, and Sons

Posted June 16, 2016 by David James

Father's Day can span generations. Here are some activities for a grandfather, father, and son to enjoy together.

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