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Teaching Kids Responsibility

What My Sons Taught Me When I Taught Them Household Skills

Audra Rogers | Posted 12.29.2015 | Parents
Audra Rogers

I don't want to be the kind of parent that does everything for everybody and then complains about doing everything for everybody.

What's It Like to Be Homeschooled?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Maureen Anderson

How was it possible a seven-year-old was running a cash register and holding down a side business in addition to those retail responsibilities? Why wasn't she in school? Indigo is in school.

What Little Helpers Turn Into: Why It's Good For Kids To Lend A Hand At Any Age

Laura Usky | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Laura Usky

Co-pilot, sous chef, mini-stylist -- whatever it may be, have your kids help with everything as much as possible. No matter how little the task, they love to be a part

3 Ways To Stop The Nagging

LearnVest | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents

Like water dripping from a leaky faucet, a kid's constant nagging can be annoying and almost impossible to ignore, but giving in can have real financial consequences.

Teen Responsibility Doesn't Happen -- It's Nurtured

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 03.28.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

Do you feel kids today are as responsible as kids a generation ago? This recent conversation with a mom opened my eyes to this age-old concern.

Children And Responsibility: Teaching Kids The Importance Of Following Through

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

To prepare your children for that real world, one of the great lessons they need to learn is that sometimes they just have to suck it up!