Actions to Take When Your Kids Aren’t Listening

Oh, kids… so full of wonder and innocence. Some would say that they’re our greatest gift to ourselves… until they become possessed by an angry monster that can only do the opposite of what you ask them to. Instead of becoming frustrated and punishing them, have you ever asked yourself why they might be acting out?

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What Chores Your Child Should Be Doing at Each Age

Chores are common in almost every household, and they give children a sense of purpose and responsibility. Even though kids complain about completing the tasks assigned to them, when they successfully finish the chore, they will feel accomplished and proud.

Even if your child’s chore isn’t as efficient as it would be if you did it, it’s still important to remember that your children should develop a work ethic at a young age. This will help them to engrain self-discipline in their personalities to use for the rest of their lives.

Here are some chores that we believe are the most appropriate for each age range.

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How to Entertain Your Kids During a Hurricane When the Power Goes Out

If you’re near the east coast of the United States, then Hurricane Irma could be headed your way! Once you’ve prepped your house and gathered all supplies necessary, you’re probably going to be stuck inside for a day or three while you’re waiting for the storm to pass.

How are you supposed to keep your kids entertained when the power goes out? Sure, the batteries on their iPads and phones will have another hour or two left, but what happens next? Here are some ways to distract your kids from boredom during a hurricane.

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How to Protect Your Teen on the Road

If you have a new driver in the family, then you’re probably a little more on edge these days thinking about all of the scenarios that could go wrong while your teen is on the road. How did your child go from taking her first steps to driving a car so quickly!? Well, don’t worry. Just like you were there for her when she was learning how to walk, you can also be there for her now – even when you aren’t in the car with her.

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Six Things Parents Should Do in Front of Their Children

Because they look up to you, your children are always observing. Although this may sound like a lot of pressure, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Having children can challenge you to be the best version of yourself because you are always setting an example, so make sure it’s a good one.

Here are six exercises that you and your partner should always practice in front of your children.

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50 “Date Night” Activities For You and Your Kids

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Why is it important to “date” your kids?

Because of the exact same reason you go on dates with your partner. You are spending quality time with them and you’re given the chance to learn more about each other. If you only see your children at home and you follow the same everyday routine, they will not be encouraged to talk to you about new subjects. However, if you’re both in a new environment together, more conversation topics will arise, and you will have more opportunities to learn and grow with your child.

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Safety Tips That Might Just Save Your Child’s Life

The worst part about parenting is the constant worry of danger that can happen to your favorite people on Earth, your kids. That’s why it’s important to educate your children on what to do when they are alone in scary situations. Here’s a list of instructions to give to your child in case they are ever in these dangerous scenarios.

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