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Life Lessons for Kids

Letter to My Daughter on Her 13th Birthday

Michele Corvi | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents
Michele Corvi

Today is the last day you will be 12. Tomorrow is your birthday, and you will turn 13 years old. You will officially say goodbye to your childhood and will be considered a teenager.

How to Teach Your Children Cause and Effect

Anabelle Valenzuela-Alarcón | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Anabelle Valenzuela-Alarcón

At the end of the day what we most want for our children is that, growing up, they become good people and learn to do good in the world.

Dadmissions: Listing Life's Lessons

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

Everything fits better in a list. I make lists. I alphabetize my lists. Here are some life lessons I need to teach my kids in a handy list...

Deceit, Punishment, and the Restoration of Trust

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 09.22.2013 | Sports
Chris Komisarjevsky

Whether it's a baseball MVP or one of us mere spectators, deceit and punishment must go hand-in-hand. After all, trust is at stake.

I Don’t Want My Kids To Be Happy

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

When I think of what I genuinely want for these boys, happiness is not the first thing that comes to mind. I hope saying so does not make me a bad parent.

11 Life Lessons I Want My Kids To Learn

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

Upon this occasion (and just in case I drop dead tomorrow), I thought I'd tell you what my perspective on life is at this particular moment.

5 Life Lessons Kids Need To Learn Outside The Classroom

Jennifer Owens | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

I have become acutely aware from my own professional experience that certain life lessons still remain to be taught to our kids -- critical lessons that we parents must take responsibility for.