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11 Outdoor Chores for Kids

Posted June 14, 2016 by David James

Gonna be working outside this summer? Here are some chores your young kids can help with, too.

4 Ways to Give Dad the Only Gift He Really Wants for Father's Day

Posted June 13, 2016 by David James

Skip the ties and socks. Here's a Dad's take on what fathers really want for Father's Day.

6 Things Parents Can Learn from the Cincinnati Zoo Situation

Posted June 2, 2016 by David James

When a child fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, fingers pointed in multiple directions. No matter who was to blame, there are important lessons for all parents.

7 Ways to Make This Summer the Most Memorable One Yet

Posted May 20, 2016 by David James

Summer can be more than sleeping in and staying up late. Follow these tips to make this summer a memorable one for you and your kids.

13 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Before Summer Vacation Starts

Posted May 19, 2016 by David James

Before summer break begins, ask your child's teacher what they can work on until school resumes in the fall.

Are You a Harsh Parent?

Posted May 17, 2016 by David James

A new study is shining a light on harsh parenting and the ways it affects children psychologically and physically. Here's what you can do to soften your approach.

How to Deal When Your Child Isn't Excited About the New Baby

Posted May 10, 2016 by David James

Bringing a new baby home is a joyful time. But sometimes an older sibling doesn't see it that way. Here are some tips to help.

The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me, And How You Can Use It, Too

Posted May 9, 2016 by David James

This advice from my dad has guided my life and brought me success. Here's how you can use it, too, and impart it to your kids.

How to Follow Through on Punishment for Your Young Child

Posted May 6, 2016 by David James

Discipline shouldn't occur in a vacuum. You need a strategy for you and your child.

9 Ways to Survive Your Family Summer Vacation

Posted May 5, 2016 by David James

Getting ready to vacation with your entire family? Here's how to ensure your survival.

6 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed With End-of-Year Testing

Posted May 4, 2016 by David James

The end of the school year usually brings loads of tests. Here are some ways to help your child succeed.

Attention Dads: I Had a Vasectomy And I Survived!

Posted April 27, 2016 by David James

Dads, I finally decided to have a vasectomy. Here's my experience.

Should the School Day Start Later for High Schoolers?

Posted April 19, 2016 by David James

Do you have a sleepy teen in the house? This might explain why, and what can be done about it.

How to Make Time for Hobbies as a Busy Parent

Posted April 12, 2016 by David James

When you're a full-time working dad, and an involved dad, too, it's hard to find time for your favorite hobbies. Here are some tips on how to do it.

7 Ways to Make Your Family History Come Alive for Your Kids

Posted April 8, 2016 by David James

Each of us has a unique, cherished family history. Here's how to make it come alive for your children.

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Check Items Off of Your To-Do List

Posted April 7, 2016 by David James

There's a constant amount of housework and tasks to be done. Here are some tips to get your to-do list done quickly.

9 Ways to Get Out of Debt Faster

Posted April 6, 2016 by David James

We're all dealing with debt. The trick is to get out of it quickly. Here are some ways to do it.

Avoid These 9 Bedtime Mistakes at All Costs

Posted April 4, 2016 by David James

Any parent knows that bedtime can be a nightmare. Here are the top nine mistakes you can't afford to make.

How to Cut Back on Your Kids' Screen Time

Posted March 17, 2016 by David James

Many kids are addicted to screens. Here's how to limit it.

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Credit Card Debt

Posted March 15, 2016 by David James

Credit card debt got you down? Here are some tips to easily manage it.

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