Saving Money – How to Teach Your Kids

A lot of teens nowadays do not understand the value of earning and spending money. They were not oriented that investing is necessary even if they are still students. As parents, you play a crucial role in this area. You should be able to teach your kids on how to save money. They should be able to understand the concept …

How To Teach Self Confidence at an Early Age

Self confidence is an excellent attribute that can help a child succeed from an early age. Instilling self confidence at an early age will enforce the importance of possessing the necessity of this attribute and ensure your child will experience success early on is his or her life. Low self confidence can be exhibited in many ways depending on your …

Teach Your Kid Good Food Eating Habits With Fun Activities

As parents you have had experiences where you constantly worry about the eating habits of your kids. A large percentage of kids are finicky eaters and or they eat at their sweet will with parents especially moms fretting out on their eating habits. It is time then to take action and try to inculcate some eating habits using fun as …

Using Home Schooling to Teach Children Responsibility

Teaching children responsibility is the goal of education whether it takes place in a regular school setting or through home schooling. Many parents feel that the regular school can do this much better than they can, but this is not so. Parents are the child’s first and most important teachers and it is through the parents that children learn the …

Ten Tips To Teach Your Dog To Eliminate Outdoors

Does your dog urinate when visitors are present? Is your dog only housebroken when you are around? This is something you want to change fast, before it turns into a housebreaking problem! First, and most important: your dog needs to understand that urinating inside the house is Not Acceptable. Try to act with patience when you see this behavior. Don’t …

I Wanna Quit! Seven Ways to Teach Your Children to Commit to the End

"I Wanna Quit" is a phrase we never like to hear. As parents, we know that that these three words start a predictable battle of push versus pull. We plead; "but you’ve always loved it!" We beg; "please just stay at it for three more weeks!" We even bribe; "if you keep up your lessons, I’ll take you to your …

How To Teach Kids To Appreciate Awful Gifts

Nothing is too horrific for a parent than watching her or his child toss a gift away because "it ain’t cool" within earshot of the giver. What would you do then, if you were in this pickle? You can’t pretend nothing is wrong. These tips will teach you how to carry on when the problem mocks you in the face. …

Cooking With Your Children Can Teach Them Confidence And New Skills

If you’re not a natural cook who has a passion for experimenting with food and you don’t go crazy about having the right kitchen utensils and equipment in your kitchen, then cooking is probably something you feel you have to do and if someone else offers to cook for you or you can eat out, you’re more than happy to …

What Kind Of Lessons Do Supermoms Teach Their Kids?

What Kind of Lessons Do SuperMoms Teach Their Kids? If you hear someone described as a “supermom”, immediately you think of someone who is good at everything that she does. She is the mom who manages her household flawlessly while working a full-time job and carpooling kids to after-school activities. A “supermom” is a mother who puts the needs of …

Teach Empathy

How does one teach empathy? It is an important tool to teach kids, and it turns out that there are some discreet skills to the practice of empathy. The first is the ability to read non-verbal communications, particularly facial expressions, which brings us to the work of Paul Ekman, Ph.D. who has been studying facial expressions across cultures for about …