It isn’t easy to protect your children from a world full of risks, but it is necessary and you can do it. Though it may not involve a backyard party spy mission, it will involve initiative and strategy. Here are 10 ways to protect your teen.
Don’t miss the opportunity to show your children what they’re worth by taking some time to give them your undivided attention. In this resource, we’ve included 12 cards with some of our ideas for Family Fun Time. There is also an extra page of six blank cards so you can fill in things that your family likes to do together
Do you know what your kids really think about you? These 15 questions for kids will give you a good idea. Because while we may think we know our children’s thoughts about us, the reality of what’s actually going on in their minds could be a whole lot different.
While blending two families won’t be easy, there are some steps you can take to help avoid the common pitfalls. Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, authors of Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts, provide several guidelines to creating healthy stepfamilies with their step parenting advice.
Often we don’t have time in the summer to make memories with a big splash. However, you can create great conversation and fond memories with a simple tradition, scheduled time, and our Summer talk printable.
Some of my favorite summer memories as a child include playing with water. My brother and I loved the games we made up in the pool; water balloons and the slip-n-slide were a constant source of backyard entertainment for us. This summer, cool off and play hard with these 5 water games for your kids.
We have to be the gate-keepers for our kids when it comes to all types of media—even the news. Protecting them from information that’s too stressful for their stage of mental and emotional development is essential or else anxiety will increase in your children. Here are some things to consider for explaining the news for kids.
Number 3- Ditch the Chick Flick. Go to a guy movie. Sit side-by-side as you take in the guy scene. Even if these aren’t your cup of tea, just enjoy seeing your son engaged. Here are 8 great ideas for a mother son date night.
What’s on your family’s summer bucket list? Picnicking under the stars? Having a water balloon fight? Making homemade ice cream? To get started, gather everyone together and use our Summer Bucket List printable.