5 Ways To Raise Kids To Be Kind

5 Ways To Raise Kids To Be Kind

It might seem obvious, but raising caring children takes effort from strong adult role models. Children look up to them to set a positive example. A study released by the Making Caring Common Project found some discouraging news: About 80 percent of kids in the study of 10,000 middle and high school students said their(…)

How Important Is Forgiveness?

How Important Is Forgiveness?

ORIGINAL: YouTube What’s possible on the other side of seeking and granting forgiveness? Award-winning writer Megan Feldman gives a TEDx talk on the importance of forgiveness.  She tells an incredible story about a boy who was shot and how his father forgave the shooter.  Make sure you watch this until the end, it’s well worth(…)

4 Signs Your Child Is Ready For No Rescue Parenting

4 Signs Your Child Is Ready For No Rescue Parenting

No Rescue Parenting — Do You Rescue? from Jackie Insinger on Vimeo. No Rescue Parenting is a newly dubbed style of parenting that can be described as “anti-helicopter.” This style allows children to make mistakes and suffer the natural consequences, without the parents stepping in to fix them. Parenting expert Jackie Insinger describes when your child(…)

10 Must-Do Fall Family Activities

10 Must-Do Fall Family Activities

By Vicki Little Fall is a beautiful season, but it’s often fleeting because it’s chock full of so many activities. It’s here and gone before you’ve had a chance to notice the leaves changing color. But if you can find time in between soccer matches and school activities, it’s the perfect time to gather up(…)

Creative DIY Halloween Costumes for Parents

Creative DIY Halloween Costumes for Parents

By Vicki Little Trying to find the perfect costume for your child just days before Halloween is a migraine waiting to happen. If you haven’t already gotten your daughter that to-die-for Elsa costume or your son the must-have creeper, you may need to do some serious searching. For many kids, choosing what they want to(…)

A New Halloween Tradition: The Teal Pumpkin Project

A New Halloween Tradition: The Teal Pumpkin Project

ORIGINAL: YouTube For kids with food allergies, Halloween can be an extra scary night. Common allergens like milk, nuts, soy, and eggs are found in many of the typical candy treats handed out during trick-or-treating. This year, the Food Allergy Research & Education organization (FARE) has launched the Teal Pumpkin Project. This project encourages people to place(…)