Jolene Roehlkepartain

How Your Own Sibling Relationships Can Affect Your Kids

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
Do your kids have a favorite aunt or uncle? Your own relationship with your sibling or siblings can weigh heavily on the type of relationship he or she will have with your child. Learn more >

Tips for Keeping Sibling Rivalry Under Control

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain
Don’t you wish you could just be a parent some days instead of a referee of a fight between your kids that never seems to end? Get help here.

Why Balanced Kids are Happy Kids

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 >

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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

Football Pools and Other Teen Gambling

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 >

Blowing a Teachable Moment

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

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

Steps for Successful Sleepovers

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 >

Getting Your Child into School Spirit

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

School spirit is important for helping bring the student body together. Researchers have also found that when kids feel like they belong to a school, the more likely they are to succeed at school. So promote school spirit! As a parent, you can do a lot to help your child get into the school spirit. Read more >

Mind Your Manners! Teaching Proper Restaurant Etiquette

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Young people have a gift for making a meal absolutely delightful—or an absolute disaster! As a parent, you can do a lot to avoid embarrassing restaurant snafus and make eating out a fun time for your family. Read more >

5 Simple Tips for Easing Back to School Anxiety

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

As summer starts to wind down, how do you help your child ease back to school anxiety? Read more >

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