No matter our political views, it's important to help our kids understand why we love our country.
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Teaching kids to stay quiet when they’re bursting to say something can be challenging, but not impossible. I also give tips on helping your kids learn how to be a good conversationalist here.
We often overlook the importance of relationship when our children are misbehaving. This mom wonders how to repair a fraught relationship with her adopted 19-year-old daughter. Q: My now 19-year-old daughter is adopted from Ukraine
Reading does more than pass the time. It teaches kids about the world around them. Books entertain, yes, but through books we learn about other cultures, about how to handle difficult or uncomfortable situations, about
When a child or teen doesn’t listen to us, it’s hard to know how to react. This mom questions how she can command respect from her kids. Q: We have six children, and our oldest
Having an allowance is a great way to help your child gain an understanding about money, one you can build upon as the child grows older and the allowance grows larger. The Wall Street Journal
Sometimes, when our kids reach their teen years, we realize all that we haven’t taught them, and it can be a scramble to catch up. Other times, what a child has or hasn’t internalized from
It breaks our hearts as parents when our family isn’t close. This mom desperately wants her children to get along with one another, but the reality is much different. Q: It is my deepest hope