How to Inspire Children to Trace Their Family Ancestry

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Our ancestors are so important. Do we do a good job of inspiring our children to want to learn more about them? Enjoy this guest article from Manny. Grandpa Richard.

Knowing one’s family history is so important because it connects you with the past and cultural aspects of your identity. However, children don’t always realize these benefits until it’s too late – maybe you’re gone, maybe the photos are lost in a move. How can you help them understand why it’s so important to appreciate your family’s ancestry right now? Read on to find out!

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How to Teach Children to Have Faith

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As a parent, one of your most important responsibilities is to help your children develop their spirituality, often resulting in a specific kind of faith. That task isn’t always as easy as it sounds, so how can you tackle the mission? Read on to find out!

Choose a Faith

One concept that is becoming somewhat popular in society is to let children “choose their faith.” This method can work, but it doesn’t mean that you should avoid educating your children at all. It’s wise to pick a faith in which you are going to raise your children and to bring that faith into your daily life. You can certainly teach children about other religions, as you well should, but picking one provides a foundation to draw from, compare and contrast.

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Four Ways To Teach Your Child Financial Responsibility

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As a parent, it’s your job to raise your children in a way that will help them get a good start in life. From teaching your child basic manners to helping your teenager learn to drive, there are many different things you will teach your child throughout his or her life. One of the most important things you can teach your child, though, that will truly help him or her get a good start in life is how to be financially responsible. If you want to teach your child about the value of money and how important it is to handle it responsibly, here are four things you can do.

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Top 5 Ways to Recover From Parenting Stress

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Parenting is possibly the most challenging thing to do; and also the one thing you can’t mess up. It is the most rewarding experience ever, but tests your patience to the very extreme as well. Yes, children shriek, they cry and just don’t listen. But still, they are children! And it is okay to lose your temper; juggling office work, household chores and looking after your kids’ needs can push you over the edge. You can’t hold things together all the time. But afterwards, go to your child and apologise. Accept your mistake; give her a hug and a kiss. Just see how easily children forgive and forget.

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How to Raise a Well-Rounded Child

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How to Raise a Well-Rounded Child

Raising a well rounded child requires a good family support system at home so children grow up with the ability and confidence to meet their goals and ambitions. Our job as parents is to give our children the confidence so that our children develop their sense of purpose and passion in life.  What defines a well rounded child can all happen at home before they ever even go to school.  If you want to raise a well balanced and healthy child, look at the techniques below to help you get there!

Encourage Special Skills

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The Relationship Between Parents and Grandparents

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When individuals are younger, they often scoff at the advice of their own parents and feign complete disinterest at what they are being told. However, as they age, they start to see that, indeed, their parents were correct about many issues. Once this first generation of parents turns into grandparents, the middle generation might want to consider talking to their own parents about trials, tribulations and successes. 

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Mother’s Day 2012

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This is a blog about children.

That said, there would be no children without a mother. Mother’s are much much more than just a place for the 9 months we spend pre-birth. They do so much for us throughout our lives.

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. ~Jewish Proverb

All mothers are working mothers. ~Unknown

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Parenting as per Harry Potter Characters

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If you are a parent, and a Harry Potter fan, you may find this article interesting.