Ages 5-8 and 9-12

Boy reaching for an airplane that is flying high in the sky

Article

Raising Dream Chasers

Vance Fry

You can help your kids develop the fundamental character qualities they need to be successful.

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A dad helps his tween put money in a piggy bank.

Series

Money Lessons

Prepare kids financially through intentional steps that help them better understand the economics of money.

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A pink pig, piggy bank sits by itself on a flat surface

Article

Kids and Money

Ron Blue

Your kids can learn more about their monetary boundaries with your help.

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Two young girls having a pillow fight

Article

Clear Expectations for Kids

various authors

Children need clear direction and consistent follow-through.

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Illustration of two women caught in parenthood comparisons.

Series

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

Article

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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Three boys dressed in super-hero costumes and running outdoors

Article

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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little girl eating veggies

Article

Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Debby Kantorik

Help your kids establish healthy eating habits

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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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Boy working on a wood project

Series

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 and boy at table planning a project

Article

Kid-Business Brainstorming

Donna Partow

Guide your child toward home business success

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Boy working on a wood project

Article

Help Kids Be Entrepreneurs

Lee A. Dean

Use these ideas to encourage your child's entrepreneurial spirit.

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girl on bike wearing a helmet

Article

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

Article

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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Image of an analog clock with a second hand

Article

How to Get Your Children to Pick 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

Article

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

Article

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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A girl in front of a chalkboard filled with equations

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Encouraging Your Child's Smarts

Kathy Koch and Sheila Seifert

Learn about eight "smarts" that will help you recognize your children’s interests and abilities and help you strengthen them.

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

Article

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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Article

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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Mother helping son plant seeds in pot as he stirs soil with stick

Article

Money-Savvy Kid

Kidd Wadsworth

When your tweens want money to buy extras, you can encourage them to find opportunities for earning money.

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Young boy lying on floor with his head on a German shepherd puppy. Boy has his eyes closed; puppy is look at the camera

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How to Get Kids to Care for and Be Kind to Your Pets

Early Years Authors

Train your kids to be gentle with and caring for pets from a young age.

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