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A New Way to Earn with Chores

In a world full of smart phones, tablets, and computers, the almighty dollar seems less and less important to our growing generation of tech-savvy kids and teens. However, learning responsibility and how to complete chores is still a very important part of their young lives. Knowing how to clean the …

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6 Tips for Reading to Your Children

A recent research study conducted by the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong in South Wales, UK, found that reading to children is important. It also found that when fathers read to their children they may have a different style and approach than mothers. While moms tend …

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5 Ways to Talk to Your Child About Violence

Heavily publicized acts of violence that occur in school settings often frighten and confuse young children. It is important to realize that your child understands more than you may think. If they happen to see or hear about violent acts, they will need you to provide them with adequate guidance …

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How to Celebrate a Happy and Frugal Thanksgiving

Each year the cost of having Thanksgiving dinner rises. Experts will tell you the increase in prices is due to simple supply and demand. Perhaps there has been a drought which means some fruits and vegetables aren’t available this year in the same amount they’ve been available in the past. …

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How to Enforce Driving Rules for Your Teen

One of the scariest days for any parent is the day their teenager, having passed their driver’s exam, takes the keys and backs out of the driveway for the first time without you overseeing them in the passenger seat. Most parents want to know how they can ensure that their …

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5 Ways to Improve Family Communication

Healthy communication skills amongst family members can be some of the most difficult and trying to develop and maintain. They may be directly related to you and have seen you in every possible situation, but that doesn’t mean finding ways to communicate comes easily. Family members sometimes tend to be …

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