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When Should Kids Start Getting Allowance?

When Should Kids Start Getting Allowance?

If your children are always 'wanting' without a concept of the cost, let them manage their own money. Here are three tips to help parents get started.

June 2012
How to Stop Procrastination in Your Kid

How to Stop Procrastination in Your Kid

Tired of harping on them to stop putting things off? Here are eight ways you can help your children increase productivity (and nip your nagging, too!).

May 2012
Sports for Kids Who Aren't into Team Sports

Sports for Kids Who Aren't into Team Sports

Got a child who'd prefer to compete with him or herself? Here's the scoop on three great contenders: Fencing, mixed martial arts and swimming.

April 2012
How to Stop Sibling Rivalry with Your Kids

How to Stop Sibling Rivalry with Your Kids

Got fights brewing between sons and daughters? Discover 10 quick and direct tips for how parents can diffuse the battles, whether physical or verbal.

March 2012
How to Protect Your Kids from Germs

How to Protect Your Kids from Germs

Big kids have big opportunities to touch and pass all sorts of germs every day. Get tips on ways parents can cut down on the contamination!

February 2012
Afterschool Programs and Activities for Kids

Afterschool Programs and Activities for Kids

From sports and dance to educational fare and arts and culture fun, there are plenty of ways to complement – or spark – their interests.

January 2012
Stop the Sass How to Deal When Kids Talk Back

Stop the Sass How to Deal When Kids Talk Back

Sick of the sass? Here are some tips to help parents who are dealing with mouthy kids.

December 2011
Kids Learn Banking Basics in School

Kids Learn Banking Basics in School

Class programs run by banks in southeast Michigan aim to create finance savvy students who learn the 101 on checking, saving and more.

November 2011
How Chores Help Kids - and Parents

How Chores Help Kids - and Parents

Tips on the 'best age' to start, how much to delegate and motivate – and why they ultimately prepare your children to survive in the world.

October 2011
Bribing Kids

Bribing Kids

Is it useful for cooperation – or a sure-fire way to create entitled children?

July 2011
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