School-Age Children

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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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Article

Conflict Resolution Skills for Kids

Shannon Medisky

Helping kids navigate disagreements peacefully.

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Article

Transitioning to Middle School

Pam Woody

How to help your child ease into middle school

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Article

Homework and Responsibility

Heather Trent Beers

Letting my child succeed (or fail) on her own

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Series

Talking About Sex and Puberty

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

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Series

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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Series

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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