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How to Have a Successful Family Game Night

A family game night is a great way for parents and kids to bond.  It can help develop family connections, as well as teach valuable skills, such as the importance of playing fair, how to pay attention and keep track of things, and how to be a good winner and a good loser.  It’s fun, too, of course!  Here are some tips on how to make sure a family game night isn’t a family lame night. Get Rid of Distractions A family game night means a family game night.  It does not mean a tablet night, or a watching TV [...]

How to Have a Successful Family Game Night2016-12-28T03:18:42+00:00

What to Do When your Child’s Friend isn’t a Good Influence

We love it when our kids make friends at school, but we all know that not all friends are created equal.  While we’d love everyone to get along and be friends, there are sometimes that you’ll find your kid hanging out with a crowd you’re not thrilled with. Maybe they’ve started being disrespectful, or have begun using bad language – traits they’re picking up from their classmates at school.  You can’t be with your child 24 hours a day – what should you do if they start picking up these bad traits from their friends and classmates? First of all, [...]

What to Do When your Child’s Friend isn’t a Good Influence2017-04-19T16:53:25+00:00