responsibility

  1. Tips & Advice

    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. Parenting

    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 your...
  3. Parenting

    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. Parenting

    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. Parenting

    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. Tips & Advice

    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. Tips & Advice

    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. Parenting

    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. Tips & Advice

    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. K-12

    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. K-12

    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?...