Tag Archives: effective parenting

Helping Your Child with Spring Fever

The weather is getting warmer, sports are starting up, and kids are starting to get spring fever! When the weather is finally mild again after the winter, almost everyone is itching to get back outside and play, sometimes at the cost of important school work. Here are some ways to...
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Teaching Your Child Time Management

As children grow up, it is important for them to learn how to manage the time they spend on work, homework, and play, and keep track of where their time goes! This important skill is easy to overlook and hard to really know how to teach, so here are three...
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Protecting Your Child’s Mental Health

Mental health is all over the media. We hear about anxiety, depression, and a myriad of other mental health problems, but we rarely talk about what can be done before a diagnosis to help people be as mentally and emotionally healthy as possible. Here are three ways to protect your...
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How To Help Your Child With Internet Addiction

Addiction is one of the hardest struggles of many young adult lives, and it has become sneakier than ever before. Now, addiction does not always look like drug dealers or underage drinking, it can look like something as harmless as being on the internet more often than is healthy. Here...
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Only One God — The Idols of the Modern World

Exodus 20:3 says, “You shall have no other gods before me.” This is the very first of the Ten Commandments, and it seems pretty straightforward, right? In the modern world, I am not regularly pushed serve other gods like I read about happening in the Old Testament. There are no golden...
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Teaching Responsibility

As parents, we want to raise our children to be responsible. Responsibility is crucial in work and relationships not only when they are young, but even more as they grow into adulthood. Merriam-Webster online defines the word “responsible” as “able to answer for one’s conduct and obligations,” or “able to...
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Summer Staycation Ideas For The Whole Family

Summer is nearly here! Our newsfeeds are about to be filled with pictures of distant locations full of wonders to explore, as friends and family members take the much-discussed summer vacation. Sometimes, however, vacations are less fun and more stress. Can you really afford to take that vacation, and if you...
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Honor your Father and Mother

The Ten Commandments, a set of laws given to Moses on Mount Sinai to instruct the people of God on how to live their lives, have been taught for thousands of years. These commandments are like a 101 course on living a life pleasing to God. One of the commandments parents may enjoy...
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