Family articlesWhat is EDUCATION?
"Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it" Sir William Haley.
Preventing School Shootings: Tips and Tools to Deal With Kids' Fears and Keep Them Safe
The latest headlines have hit close to home for millions of kids and parents across the country. Another fatal school shooting. Could something have been done to prevent it? There are specific steps parents, educators and others can take to prevent a similar tragedy...
Your Kids Can Bring Harry Potter to Life Through Imaginative Play
Ever since Harry Potter first came on the scene, he has been igniting the imaginations of children around the world. They immediately identify with the young wizard who was sad and lonely until he realized he had magical powers.
Raise Awesome Kids! This 4-Point Plan Gets Results
Are your children truthful, kind, and helpful? If so, read no further. If not, ask yourself this question: whether it's lying, stealing, cheating or some other problem behavior, do you find yourself giving lectures on being honest while your child rolls his eyes?
Tips to Save Money at the Supermarket and Stock Up Your Shelves!
Summer is almost here and with the kids out of school and back in your house, food is sure to fly off the shelves and into their hands. Here are some great tips for stocking up on food while saving money at the same time!
Wife Smarter Than Husband?
Is it safe for a wife to be smarter than her husband? Of course! Men who cannot afford social ornaments sometimes want inferior wives. Why? Often because they harbor a great sense of inferiority.
Adoption Options--Where Do I Start?
Children are a special gift full of love, hope, joy, and adventure. Child adoption is a wonderful option when it comes time to increase the size of your family. Thousands or people adopt children each year and both they and the children benefit from it greatly.
Seven Tips to Make Your Wedding Day Sing
After the date has been set, the flowers have been ordered, and the dress has been fitted, the focus of wedding planning turns to the more intricate details of the ceremony and reception -- especially music.
Teen Identity Theft a Growing Concern
"Young people under the age of 29 years old have become the number one demographic target for identity thieves," Betsy Broder of the Federal Trade Commission said at a recent summit on teen ID theft sponsored by Qwest Communications.
How to Save Money on Cooling Costs this Summer
There's not much you can do about the rising cost of milk, coffee beans or the gasoline that keeps your car running. But there is something you can take control of this summer -- how much you spend to keep your home cool.
Euphoric and Dysphoric Phases in Marriage
Despite all the fashionable theories of marriage, the narratives and the feminists, the reasons to engage in marriage largely remain the same. True, there have been role reversals and new stereotypes have cropped up...
Extramarital Affairs: What Everyone Needs to Know...and what you can do to help
Recent statistics suggest that 40% of women (and that number is increasing) and 60% of men at one point indulge in extramarital affairs. That is, 80% of the marriages will have one spouse at one point or another involved in marital infidelity.
Give Your Kids the Confidence They Need to Enjoy Sleepover Season
Summer is here, which means it's time to unroll the sleeping bags and get your kids ready for sleepovers. According to a new survey, summer is the most popular time of year to participate in these events, with almost three-quarters of kids attending the most sleepovers.
Fun Summer Craft Projects for Kids
When my sister and I were kids there was one phrase we dared never utter, especially in the summer: "We're bored." It would elicit an ominous response from our mother: "Then I'll find something for you to do," which inevitably involved chores of some kind.
Is The World of Fiction Good for Kids?
Ghosts, vampires, demons, wizards...all items you could easily find in a fictional story. Or all items that some parents may feel would give their child nightmares. Is fiction something we should keep away from our children? Two experts in the field of fiction comment.
Love Them As They Are
To love unconditionally is to give love for no other reason than this person, this being, this child of yours, is believed to be lovable. We all crave unconditional love. That's what Gloria Steinem, a leading feminist, shared in her book, Moving Beyond Words.
How to Find, Select, and Afford a Wedding Photographer
You are engaged and one of the most important days in your life is fast approaching. Choosing a photographer may be a difficult and daunting task; and affording it may be even more cumbersome. There are many things you should know...
Buying While Selling? Tips on Juggling Two Escrows
Buying a new home is often one of the most exhilarating events a family experiences. But this excitement can be replaced by anxiety for buyers who are selling a home at the same time. What can home owners do to mitigate this problem?
Reading Routines Should be Maintained During Summer Vacation
When school's out for the summer, one of the last things on most students' minds is reading. Yet, according to reading specialists, year-round reading is especially important so that kids don't undo the progress they've made over the previous school year.
Grandparents Rechannel Energy to Home-schooling
Anderson, 67, spends about five to six hours a day teaching Sebastian, 12. Eager for a new challenge and concerned about the academic performance of their grandchildren, grandparents are taking on a new role: home teacher