How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry If you have children you have no doubt been confronted with sibling rivalry at least once. Dealing with sibling rivalry can be a challenge at times but you don’t always have to deal with the knockdown, drag outs that can come with it. Here are a few tips and… Read more »

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids Winter can be a fun time with your children – snowmen, snowball fights and igloos in the backyard can be a great time for kids of all ages. But it’s also important to dress your children properly for the cold weather to prevent illness and of course, frostbite…. Read more »

3 Questions to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

3 Questions to Boost Your Child’s Confidence Talking about the positive events or accomplishments in your child’s life can have a profound effect on them. It boosts their self-esteem and gives them every reason to expect better things in the future. Help kids build their self-image by asking these questions: What makes you feel proud… Read more »

Tips for Surviving Snow Days with Kids

Tips for Surviving Snow Days with Kids Surviving snow days stuck at home can be a challenge. Below are a few ways to avoid cabin fever and help you enjoy your family time at home. Keep a special collection of goodies hidden away in case you need them. Hit the local dollar store and stock… Read more »

Encouraging Your Children to Play Outside in the Winter Months

Encouraging Your Children to Play Outside in the Winter Months Playing in the snow is a childhood past time that nearly every child looks forward to. The anticipation of building a snow man or ice fort is enough to drag any child away from the television or video game console, even for a few hours…. Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions Again??

New Year’s Resolutions Again?? Did you make New Year’s resolutions? How about as a family? Here’s some suggestions on making some family resolutions to strengthen your bonds. Eat dinner as a family. Families seem to be busier than ever these days, so making room for consistent togetherness time is even more important. Build confidence in… Read more »

Get Involved in Mentoring

Get Involved in Mentoring Mentoring is one of the oldest teaching methods in the world. Mentoring is really a personal coaching strategy where someone that has a specific skill or subject matter expertise works with another person to impart their knowledge in a very personal and connected way. With January being National Mentoring Month, it… Read more »

Making New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

Making New Year’s Resolutions as a Family With the new year starting, many of us will make life improvement goals. While parents benefit from New Year’s resolutions, our children can also learn about the value of making goals and self-discipline. Here are a few tips on how to help your kids benefit from making resolutions… Read more »