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How to Teach Your Kids to be Independent

How to Teach Your Kids to be Independent

Written by on May 20, 2013 in Parenting Tips with 0 Comments

At what age can you start teaching your children independence? Find out here – these parenting tips are from Angela England, founder of Untrained Housewife and author of Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less). “Our children are tough, resilient, and creative because we encourage them to try new things,” says Angela. “My husband […]

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How to Help Your Kids Cope With Stress

How to Help Your Kids Cope With Stress

Written by on May 13, 2013 in Parenting Tips, Resilience, Stress Management Tips with 0 Comments

What is stressing your kids out? Here are three common sources of stress, plus practical tips parents can use to help kids cope with stress. These tips are from Sandra Blackard of the Language of Listening®. “I believe the top three sources of stress for children of any age are external pressure to perform, too little […]

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When Your Daughter Says She Hates You – 8 Ways to Reconnect

When Your Daughter Says She Hates You – 8 Ways to Reconnect

I remember saying “I hate you” to my mom – and not just once. Now I cringe to think about it! Some day your daughter will feel the same way. In the meantime, here are a few ways for mothers and daughters to reconnect. They’re from a variety of psychologists, therapists, writers, and parenting experts. […]

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Dysfunctional Families – 5 Tips for Solving Family Problems

Dysfunctional Families – 5 Tips for Solving Family Problems

Written by on March 6, 2011 in Family Tips, Marriage Tips, Parenting Tips with 3 Comments

If your family is dysfunctional, these tips for solving family problems will help you create a happier, healthier home life. Do you feel dissatisfied with family life? Do you find yourself spending less and less time with your spouse and kids? Or avoiding extended family members? You’re not alone. Families are complex, and having a happy […]

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Giving Teens an Allowance – Money Management Tips for Parents

Giving Teens an Allowance – Money Management Tips for Parents

These tips for giving teens an allowance are from a money expert whose job revolves around giving money management tips to parents and kids! A parent asked me about giving her 13 year old teenager $50 a week for an allowance. Since I’m no expert on teens and money management, I asked the creator of KidsSave for […]

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How to Cope With Children Who Are Energy Vampires

Written by on May 16, 2009 in Parenting Tips, Tips for Teens & Children with 20 Comments

Do you feel drained and tired after spending small amounts of time with your child? Here’s how to cope with children who are energy vampires… First, a quip about energy from Magic Johnson: “If people around you aren’t going anywhere, if their dreams are no bigger than hanging out on the corner, or if they’re […]

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