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21 Essential Life Skills For Teens To Learn

Education is important in one’s life, but to be a self sufficient adult, teens need to learn some life skills. These life skills for teens will help become independent & live life smoothly.

Teaching Kids Respect - 6 Controversial Tips

The Four Part Apology; how to help your kids learn to apologize. Best apology #parenting

25 Ways To Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids, "So How Was School Today?" (Without Asking, "So How Was School Today?" from Huffington Post)

I just made this to put up in my house. I love this idea. So important for us all to learn! Idea came from this website:


Summer-time (or any time off from school) can turn into lazy-time if we aren’t careful (by “we”… I mean the parents). It can be easy for us, as parents, to just let our kids lounge around and hop online or turn on the TV when they are bored, but my husband and I really try to keep a limit on those things. That is where our home rules come into play.