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By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Is your child’s schedule so busy that you spend your days racing from activity to activity, or does your child refuse to get involved in anything? In order to raise kids well, they need a balance of activities. Learn more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
We all want our kids to succeed in school, but success is not as simple as climbing a ladder. Setbacks will occur. Here’s how to get through the tough times to help your child excel. Read more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
What kind of habits does your child have? Are they mostly good? Mostly bad? Or downright ugly? Help is here!

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Halloween is coming. Are you ready? Follow these five tips for finding the perfect Halloween costume, and bask in all the fun the season has to offer! Read more >

Any parent can relate to this: when kids want something, they want it RIGHT NOW! The more they want it, the louder they get, and the more they push you! Read Jolene’s parenting story about dealing with one impatient, impulsive kid on the ParentFurther blog. Go there now! >

Our talented friend, Kendra from Southern Disposition is a super mom to one adorable, smart, and active preschooler. We’re thrilled that she agreed to share with us this amazingly brilliant list of the amazingly awesome activity ideas she created to keep her preschooler occupied and engaged. Not quite at preschool level yet? No worries. You can still challenge your toddler with many of the ideas on this list. Check it out! >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

We’re in the middle of football season, which means kids (and adults) are betting on football pools. Some are getting involved in fantasy football, which can be a fun game but can turn into gambling if money starts changing hands. Many adults do it. So, what’s the big deal about kids gambling? Read on to become a better informed parent >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

You had the perfect opportunity to teach your child an important lesson, but you blew it. Now what? Read more >

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

How can you make a sleepover a successful experience for your child? It all depends on your child’s age and the steps you take to ensure a good experience. Read more >

Help us honor youth development pioneer, Dr. Peter Benson, who passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2011. For 30 years, Benson led the organization behind the 40 Developmental Assets, the core research to ParentFurther’s parenting approach. Learn more >