School-Age Children

An older and younger male sibling with two different sized presents atop their heads; one is eyeing the other's gift.

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Less Room for Comparison

Sandra Stanley and Sheila Seifert

Envy holds our children back. Help them realize they are neither the best nor the worst at what they do so they can better celebrate the accomplishments of others.

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Illustration of two women caught in parenthood comparisons.

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Kids and Comparison

Envy, discontentedness and entitlement may take root when kids compare themselves to others, instead of being grateful for who God made them to be and learning to use their own gifts and talents for His glory.

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Three boys dressed in super-hero costumes and running outdoors

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The Super Power of Real Heroes

Sheri King

Encourage your super-hero-loving kids in pointing to real-life individuals who have made an impact in history and today. 

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Keeping Children's Sports Safe and Enjoyable

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Keeping Children's Sports Safe and Enjoyable

Phil Stiver

Here are some helpful suggestions for finding a balanced approach to children's sports.

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little girl eating veggies

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Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Debby Kantorik

Help your kids establish healthy eating habits

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Boy working on a wood project

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KId Entrepreneurs

Are your kids creative and want to make money? Find out how you can encourage them to be entrepreneurs.

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girl on bike wearing a helmet

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Safety Tips

various authors

This might be a good time to consider teaching your children a few best practices for personal safety.

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curbing-the-blame-game-and-getting-rid-of-excuses

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Blaming and Tattling

How do you get kids to take responsibility for what goes wrong or help those in trouble, instead of pointing a finger of blame and telling on others?

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Young girl in front hallway putting on shoe and smiling

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Are you Ready to Go?

various authors

Learn new ways to help your kids take responsibility for getting ready to leave the house on time and with what they need to take with them.

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Picking Up Their Things

various authors

Encouraging children to pick up their belongings and stow them away properly may be easier than you think.

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Common toys and shapes for kids: LEGOs, marshmallows, ping-pong balls in a bowl, balloon, road sign

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Reinforcing Math Concepts

various authors

Find creative ways to teach math concepts to children throughout the day and in the midst of their routine.

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boy standing near father

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What Boys Need to Learn to Become Good Men

Rick Johnson

What does a boy really need to become a man?

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mom helping kids with homework

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Your Child's Intelligence

Like adults, children have intelligence, or smarts, in different areas. Find out more about how your child learns.

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Illustration of a child holding a bat at home plate while the parents look on

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Four Sports Lessons . . . That You Don't Want Your Kids to Learn

David King and Margot Starbuck

Sometimes all the lessons kids learn through sports aren't positive. Here are some tips to help you avoid the negative lessons. 

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Responsibility Training

various authors

Uncover a number of ways to teach children responsibility! These ideas come from parents and experts like you.

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young boy with world globe cut in half and wearing as a bowl on his head

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Beat Summer Learning Loss

various authors

Encourage your kids to actively learn and engage their brains during the summer months so they'll be ready for the rigors of school in the fall.

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Dave Ramsey's daughter, Rachel Cruze

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Dave Ramsey: Raising Money-Smart Kids

Pam Woody

Dave's message of financial hope has grown his corporation Lampo Group Inc. from a card table in his living room to a multimillion-dollar company. 

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Four kids in school with backpacks giving the thumbs-up sign

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‘Did You Make Any Friends Today?’

Karen Gauvreau

Does your tween struggle to become comfortable socially? Read about ways to help your children overcome social awkwardness.

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Girls trying on sunglasses in store

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‘But All My Friends Have One'

Ann Vande Zande

Helping tweens gain perspective on unhealthy comparisons.

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Illustration of a parent on a homemade phone, talking to his middle schooler

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Welcome to the Middle School Zone

Cynthia Tobias and Sue Acuña

Your child is changing. Is your parenting?

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illustration of a boy and girl with upraised hands as if to ward off something

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Are You Protecting Your Kids From Reality or Preparing Them for Life?

Tim Elmore

Don't get caught in bubble parenting! Give your kids the freedom to fight and fail and find their way through life.

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Illustration of two women caught in parenthood comparisons.

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End Childhood Comparisons and Choose Contentment

Kay Wyma

Do your kids compare what they have to what others own? Help them beat this comparison game by learning to be thankful for what they have, even when others have more.

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Constructive Praise

John Townsend

Help your kids grow in confidence and resilience through healthy patterns of praise. 

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tween growing

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Those Clumsy Middle-school Years

Cynthia Tobias and Sue Acuña

Middle schoolers can be clumsy. Here is a way to help your child through those awkward growth spurts.

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