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How To Teach Your Child Tolerance In A World Filled With Hate

How To Teach Your Child Tolerance In A World Filled With Hate

In today’s increasingly hostile world, it is vitally important to teach your child tolerance. I live in a relatively conservative area of the south where tolerance is not always an accepted lesson to teach your children. When my son was in second grade, the elementary school he attended was having “dress up day” as part […]

Raising A Fiscal Family: How To Empower Your kids & Teens To Be Financially Savvy

Raising A Fiscal Family: How To Empower Your kids & Teens To Be Financially Savvy

Many people who are parents today grew up in families where it wasn’t polite to talk about money. Yet with national debt at an all-time high, the average American household carrying over $15,000 in credit card debt, and recent college grads facing the highest student loan debt ever, many parents lack confidence when it comes […]

5 Ways to Get Your Home Running as Smoothly as Your Business

5 Ways to Get Your Home Running as Smoothly as Your Business

I spend a lot of time thinking about all the ways that successful business strategies can be applied to other areas of our lives and recently — thanks to the arrival of my second son — had occasion to apply those strategies at home. Here are five things that helped get our chaotic household running […]

6 Ways to Help Your Kid Start a Business and Learn About Life

6 Ways to Help Your Kid Start a Business and Learn About Life

Don’t want your child to spend the summer watching TV, playing video games or complaining that there’s nothing to do? A summer business can be a fun way to encourage creativity and confidence. These business ventures aren’t really about making money. In fact, if extra income is the priority for the summer, a job is the […]

Does Censorship on Social Media Do More Harm Than Good?

Does Censorship on Social Media Do More Harm Than Good?

There’s a rich tradition of defying censorship in America. Ban books, and you’ll inspire a week designated to reading them. Censor photos of period blood and nipples on social media, and they’ll be shared and re-posted more fervently than before. Banning is the fastest way to galvanize a movement. Now there’s research to illustrate the […]

11 things your kids are too scared to tell you

11 things your kids are too scared to tell you

Your kids see you every day, and they love you to pieces. You’re a hero, a cook, a teacher and a friend. But sometimes, your child may be too scared to tell you how he really feels. Here are some things your child may be too nervous to tell you: I need to know that […]

The pros and cons of sharing your kids photos online

The pros and cons of sharing your kids photos online

Most of us share so much of our lives on Social Networks (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter et al.) that when a new baby arrives (and even before!) we don’t think twice about posting pictures of our pride and joy for the entire world to see. Some of us do it simply to share the growth […]

Children could SUE parents and have them JAILED for posting photos of them on Facebook

Children could SUE parents and have them JAILED for posting photos of them on Facebook

Parents could face penalties as severe as a YEAR in prison and a fine of £35,000 if convicted of publishing intimate details of their children’s private lives online in France. Eric Delcroix, an expert on internet law and ethics, said: “In a few years, children could easily take their parents to court for publishing photos […]

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad At You

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad At You

Just when you think your teens are happy with you they start rolling their eyes and serving up a dose of unexpected anger. We can all relate to this, right? Well, as a clinical psychologist who has been working with teens for over two decades, as a mother of a teen and as a friend […]

14 Teen Slang Terms Decoded For Middle-Age Parents

14 Teen Slang Terms Decoded For Middle-Age Parents

The last time someone mentioned scoring a dime to me, I looked around to see if any undercover fuzz were hiding in the bushes. Back in 1970, a dime was a $10 bag of weed and the fuzz were the cops ready to arrest you for possessing it. But times and slang have changed. Nowadays, […]