Jolene Roehlkepartain

From Toddlers to Teens: Tips for Talking About Money Management

Money (or the lack of it) constantly makes headlines, but too often we avoid the topic with our kids. Why? Because talking about money isn’t always easy.

Teaching Kids the Value of Money

If you asked your kids what you spend money on and what you don’t, what would they say? Our kids are learning a lot about what we value and how we use our money to promote our values.

Simple Tips for April Fool's Day Fun!

By: Jolene Roehlkepartain

It’s April Fool’s Day! What do you expect will happen? Some people dread this holiday. Others skip it. But if you’re a parent, it’s likely that your kids will do something to celebrate it. So make this a day to have some fun! Consider these ideas.

Spring Break Survival

If your teenager believes he or she can take an unsupervised spring break, it’s time to start negotiating! Here’s how we did it in my family:

5 Secrets for Tackling Tough Conversations

It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Dealing with tough issues is tough. They’re hard to talk about. They’re hard to work through. Try these five secrets for dealing with tough issues.

Test Taking Tips

How do you help your kids do their best on a standardized test? Follow these 10 easy steps for success.

Parents: Listen Up! You May Be Ignoring Your Kids

Are you an active listener? How would your kids grade your listening skills?

Raising Conscious, Caring, Collaborative Kids

If you want to get fights going in your family, talk about politics. If you want to get thoughtful discussions going, talk about current policies and issues.

What to Do When Cupid Strikes

Ah, young love. The season for young romance is in full swing, and some parents may be experiencing first-time love. Concerns are natural. After all, we’ve all been there!

Cabin Fever Busters

How do you deal with cabin fever?

In our family, we get creative!

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