Moms and dads don’t want to put their children in danger, but stress, lack of sleep and busy schedules can lead to a crush of pressure that affects decision making. Here is a look at common mistakes and how to avoid them.
Author and financial advisor Sunny Lee shares tips for parents to teach children how money works, how to earn it, save for college, invest, become financially successful and share with loved ones.
Did you know 77% of four-year-olds own cell phones? Shocking, right? When IS the right time to buy your child a smartphone? Get answers, tips, stats, and facts to help guide you to an informed decision.
What is a modern definition of a parent? Olympic gold medalist and arguably all-time greatest gymnast, Simone Biles, recently helped many of us adjust our perceptions.
I can’t believe I was so wrong about something I was so sure of. I’m questioning everything now! I was having an unusually rough morning and I couldn’t clear my mind to think my way to a solution to a problem I was facing. I felt overwhelmed and terribly despondent. Soon I was working way […]
Imagine your K-12 kids picking their own classes and living part-time “on campus.” University-Model® schools seek to prepare children for college by merging the best of homeschool with traditional school. And it’s working!
When we were growing up, we spent summers outside, enjoying the warm sunshine and cool lemonade. Today, on the other hand, more kids are spending summers indoors on sofas, watching TV or playing video games. If your kids prefer having fun that way, rather than playing outside, stay with us. Here are some summer activities […]
Even if your kids are far from the dramatic teen years, it’s a good idea to be prepared for your future drug talk. With teens using drugs as young as eighth grade, it’s better sooner rather than too late. Keep in mind that you’ll want to talk about more than just rules. You don’t want […]
I’m preparing breakfast for my daughter. I turn on the news. Before I can get a sip of my twice-reheated coffee, my kitchen is flooded with images of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile killed by cops with questionable training. The worst part: it has happened before … 566 times from January to July, 2016 and […]
The U.S. was built on diversity and a richness of culture that should be a source of pride, not the growing division evidenced in escalating current events. Yet on the 4th of July, Americans from coast to coast celebrate the same Independence Day. That’s significant when you stop and think about it and not forget […]