responsibility

  1. Mom & Dad

    Use tax season to teach kids about financial responsibility

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    We teach our kids everything from tying their shoelaces to clearing their plates from the dinner table, but have you taught your...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    How much green should you give your tween?

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    Lately, you’re starting to feel more like your tween’s ATM than her M-O-M. So how much money should you be giving her? Or should she...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to engage today's teens and help them mature

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    As parents, we want to protect our kids but we also have to allow them to mature and become responsible adults. However, the current...
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    How to prepare your teen for the real world

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    One of the most difficult things for teenagers is the transition from being completely dependent on their parents into the real...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    Introducing your kids to what it takes to run a household

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    What does the term “running a household” mean to you? Is it cleaning? Is it budgeting and bill-paying? Is it cooking? Is it...
  6. Mom & Dad

    Teach your kids to help with the house cleaning

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    Regularly putting dishes away or keeping a neat room maybe a rule in your home for your child, but when was the last time your child...
  7. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Share the household load

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    Crazy-busy, that’s how you describe it to friends. Your family is crazy-busy with school and sports and work and church and other...
  8. Tweens, Teens & College

    How much independence should a teenager have?

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    It’s a challenging time for everyone. As much as you know your job as a mom is teach your children to leave you, it feels too close,...
  9. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Let go a little. Or a lot.

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    Parenting is full of contradictions. You keep them safe and healthy and close -- so they can leave and live without you one day. You...
  10. School Age Kids

    How much independence should an elementary school child have?

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    The path to adulthood and independence starts the moment your child is born. Yes, it does. While you wouldn’t dream of give...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Why teach responsibility?

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    As a parent, aren’t you amazed by the fact that kids are able to easily absorb some lessons while others take a little…prodding?...