Pick one night a week and call it family night—no sports, no activities, no dates and everybody makes it home for dinner.
Get to know your child’s friends’ parents early on. Help create a culture of trust and shared values that will be valuable in the teen years.
Siblings cheer each other on! Take the whole family to a big game or an awards ceremony. Give siblings a chance to support each other and show their pride.
No one deserves to be bullied. When talking about bullying, focus on the bully’s behavior, not the victim’s. Learn more in our webinar today at 12pm Central >>
Teach your kids to speak up when they see teasing or disrespect. Young kids can say, “That’s not okay” or “We don’t do that.”
When it comes to bullying, “Kids will be kids” sets the bar too low. Expect respect and empathy from the kids in your life at all times. Learn more in our next webinar >>
Despite the crumbs and the spills, there’s nothing more precious than breakfast in bed, even if you have to make yourself a decent cup of coffee later.
Moms shouldn’t feel guilty about taking a little time for themselves on Mother’s Day. Some quiet self-reflection can recharge the batteries for more family time.
Mother’s Day is a fine day to talk about the fact that not everyone has a mother and why not. Find out more about family structure >>
If your child doesn’t want to talk about a bad experience at school, accept that for the moment, but set a date to talk later. Send the message that you always want to hear what’s going on.
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