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School-Age Children

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Simple Self-Image

It’s a wonderful thing for children to grow up with a healthy sense of their own worth.  But, where does a young boy or girl go to get such a view of themselves.  And, what role do we as parents play?

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Your Kids’ Money Personality 2

Do you know your child’s “money personality”?  If not, stay tuned to learn a way to prevent conflict with your children over their spending habits.

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Your Kids’ Money Personality 1

You’ve probably heard that money is one of the biggest sources of conflict in marriage.  Well, money can cause friction between parents and children as well.  But there’s an easy solution: Understand your child’s money personality.

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To Quit or Not to Quit

Does this scenario sound familiar?  Your daughter spends weeks begging you to sign her up for gymnastics classes.  You agree, write a check, and she goes to her first lesson with energy and enthusiasm.  And, I think you know where this is going!

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Managing Technology

The Internet is a way of life for kids.  They use it for everything from simple communication to school-related tasks.  How do we help them avoid spending too much time online?

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Giving Choices to Strong Willed Children

Strong-willed child expert, Cynthia Tobias shares that by giving your child a choice of a couple of things, they’ll choose one. Listen to the full program here.

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Your Child Learns Anger From You

Strong-willed child expert, Cynthia Tobias says it’s easy to let your children irritate you – but just don’t let them see it. Listen to the full program here.

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Discuss Household Chores

Getting your children to take on household chores starts with a conversation. Dr. Greg Smalley shares how you can encourage your kids to start helping around the house. Listen to the full program here.

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Parenting in the Middle School Years

By the time our children enter middle school, their march toward independence is well under way.  It can be a confusing time for parents. When a child spreads his wings, it can feel like he’s turning his back on you instead.  But that’s not really the case.

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Generation Snack

According to a new report by Health Affairs, kids today are taking in significantly more calories from snack foods than they did in the 1970s.  Statistics show that half of American children snack four times a day, and that some kids are eating almost constantly, with as many as ten snacks a day.

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Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence (Part 2 of 2)

How Am I Smart?: A Parent's Guide to Multiple Intelligences

Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God. (Part 2 of 2)

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Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence (Part 1 of 2)

How Am I Smart?: A Parent's Guide to Multiple Intelligences

Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God. (Part 1 of 2)

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Conflict Resolution Skills for Kids

Shannon Medisky

Helping kids navigate disagreements peacefully.

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Preparing for Adolescence

Dr. James Dobson offers practical suggestions to help parents prepare their preadolescents for the frustrations of the teen years.

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Talking About Sex and Puberty

As a parent, you are the best person to educate your child about sexuality.

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Sending your child to kindergarten can be rough, with a mix of feelings ranging from relief to fear.

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Your Child's Personality

Becoming familiar with your child's personality will go a long way toward helping you understand why your child acts the way she does.

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Homework and Responsibility

Heather Trent Beers

Letting my child succeed (or fail) on her own

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Transitioning to Middle School

Pam Woody

How to help your child ease into middle school

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