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5 Ways to raise your kids into culturally aware citizens of tomorrow

We live in a culturally diverse world and whether we admit it or not, it affects every part of our lives – the same way it affects our developing kids. So, how do you raise your kids to become a well-mannered, culturally aware citizen of tomorrow? In this article, we’ll look into some of the ways you can do just …

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Steps to Begin End of Life Planning with Parents

For those with aging parents, having a discussion about end of life planning is not an easy or straightforward task. Creating a path to clear and honest communication, along with understanding a parent’s wishes takes patience as well as knowledge of what should and can be planned out in advance. In many families, end of life planning is not talked …

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How To Teach Your Kids to Save Money Regardless of Age

Some parents think that it might be too early to teach young kids about how to handle money. That they might not be able to get a full grasp of what it means to save for something you want or for emergencies. But even schools have started putting financial literacy in the curriculum for kids as young as 11 years …

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How To Help Your Teen Become a Healthy Adult

One of the most rewarding experiences any parent will ever have is bringing a child into this world. Not only will you have a feeling of satisfaction when you become a parent and raise a child, but being a parent also gives you the chance to learn, develop yourself, and grow as a person. A lot of parents are fascinated …

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Child Safety with Mobile Phones

If you’re a parent, you probably worry what the risks are to your child having their own mobile phone. You likely have thought about the pros and cons, realizing there are solid benefits, but also carries risk. How can you be a responsible, informed parent that prioritizes on safety? Certainly, you will lay down grounds rules for your child, but …

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PARENTS: A Gift to be Cherished Forever

Your parents, they give you YOUR life, but then they give you THEIR Life. – Chuck Palahiuk It feels weird, sad, awkward and increasingly depressing when we see the world and the surroundings we are living in. Where is all the love and respect disappearing? Let alone the strangers we meet every day, we do not even have any respect …

Experts report that spanking is the least effective form of discipline

What is done to children, they will do to society (Karl A. Menninger) Spanking is in the news again. Why write about it? Because of the inconsistency between the facts that most experts agree spanking is harmful while most parents believe it is helpful. The arguments against spanking are hardly new. Shortly after Christ, Plutarch taught, “Children ought to be …

What we learn from children

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child (Longfellow) “Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” Sound familiar? Who do you suppose said that? It was Socrates! He said that more than 2,400 years ago. So the world hasn’t changed much, has it? It seems …