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How to Talk to Your Child About Drugs

How to Talk to Your Child About Drugs

Talking about drugs can be awkward, especially if there’s a history of substance use disorders in your family. It’s no surprise many parents would rather say nothing and hope that their child figures it out for themselves. However, for better or worse, drug use is part and parcel of wider American culture. Sooner or later, […]

Teaching Your Child to Be Money Smart

Teaching Your Child to Be Money Smart

Children grow up to be adults. The lessons they learn as children will be carried with them as they become students, employees, husbands and wives, parents and grandparents. If they learn the lessons when they’re younger, the mistakes in adulthood are less frequent and less disastrous. Some of those lessons learned in childhood relate to […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Child While They Are Online

5 Ways to Protect Your Child While They Are Online

The digital age has made parenting harder than before. The internet provides an excellent place for children to play and have fun. However, it is also a place with so many social evils. Online predators are on the loose, sending obscene materials to children and trying to lure them into engaging in sexual conversations. Some […]

Top Ideas to Raise a Great Teen

Top Ideas to Raise a Great Teen

Raising a great teenager means raising an independent adult. It means letting them shine in their individual way and helping them grow the skills they need to thrive. You cannot be there for them every step of the way, and in fact, if you hover over them you can dent their growth. It’s going to […]