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Teaching Teens How to Drive

For parents, there comes a point in time when they will have to deal with the effects of teaching their teenager how to drive. And while this can be a harrowing and sometimes traumatic experience for some, for the most people, the experience is both extremely exciting and rewarding.

Learn Chess - Food For Your Child's Brain

The benefits of learning chess have long been studied, and although it is clear that chess certainly plays a huge role in early brain development, it is not exactly clear why. Studies in the early 70's focuses mainly on school groups and concluded that all participants gained considerable impro

5 Ways To Make Sure Your Baby Is In Better Hands

Only parents are in a better position to tell what it takes to bring up kids. Parents leave no stone unturned to make their children's lives comfortable and protected. However, if the parents are working, ...

Thomas Railway Engines - The Most Popular Engines

Most children own a Thomas Wooden Railway Engine toy at some stage in their early years. The main characters are the ones created by Rev. W. Audrey in the Railway Series of books about the fictional railway on the island of Sodor.

Do 14 Year Old Jobs Really Exist?

More and more teenagers ask this question. They are on the look-out for jobs hiring at 14 so that they will have financial independence from their parents. Once they get these jobs, then they don't have to rely on their parents for pocket money. Some are even pushing their limits and saving eno

Holiday Traditions That Happen Throughout the Year

Throughout the year, holidays give many employees and students a free day off. While many take the day to get some rest at home, you may want to celebrate with friends and family. If you ...

Why 'Do As I Say, Not As I Do' Simply Doesn't Work With Teens

The world of a teenager is filled with change. Changing bodies, changing thoughts and feelings, and a changing role in society make it an exciting, uncertain and often confusing time both for the teens themselves and their parents.

Life Skills Kids Learn in a Dance Studio

Enrolling your child in a class at a dance studio may be doing more than just teaching him or her how to dance. Read about the valuable life skills a child can develop when part of a dance class.

Get Kids Recycling - Old Cereal Boxes

What can you do with that old cereal box when your kids are done with the contents? Perhaps you could make a magazine holder out of it. Or maybe your kids could turn it into a checkerboard. I have some ideas to share.

How Best To Avoid Obesity In Childhood

How best to avoid childhood obesity, in simple terms. Practical advice for every parent and simple instructions to follow. What every parent needs to know to ensure that your child is on the right road to having healthy body weight for life.

Getting the Kids Out of the House

Do you remember when you were a child and the hours that you spent outside in the fresh air and sunshine? Today's children seem to be living an entirely different life than we did as children, but parents have the power to do something about it. It is time to make the outdoors fun again for you

Early Potty Training: How Early Is Too Early?

Early potty training at one time was considered the norm, and today is considered almost a miracle of sorts. Training a child to use the toilet before the age of 18 months is very rare today, but is it possible?

Financial Aid For Troubled Teen Programs & Therapy

Loans are available for parents who belong to low income groups to pay for placing their troubled adolescent children in reform or rehabilitation facilities. Loans are given by Government agencies and are dispersed by financial institutions.

The Ideal Toy For Every Pop Princess

They were once to be found only in the occasional pub on a Friday night, but today karaoke machines have invaded the home, much to the delight of the parents whose children are given them by adoring friends and relatives, and by the neighbours who have to put up with daily renditions of the current

Make Your Child Feel Special with Unique Handmade Wooden Toys and Gifts!

Handmade wooden toys make a unique gift for any child. Because they are handmade, no two toys are completely identical. In addition, the toys do not look like the toys currently available in retail stores. For example, a wooden train does not bear any resemblance to mass-produced plastic trains. Woo

Father Love - Coaching Families on Fatherhood

Today, unlike the days when father knew best, there is no typical family structure. This once traditional unit now runs a wide gamut. There are just as many single parent families as there are two parent families. In most two parent families, both father and mother work. Although many families also

The World of Lego Duplo

The Lego brand has been around it seems like forever, and for some of us this is true. The creator of the Lego brand, Ole Kirk Christiansen created the Lego brand in 1934 by utilizing the Danish words LEG GODT and taking just the first two letters from each to come up with Lego.

Summer Day Camp Essentials

Long, fun-filled days out in the sun playing games, splashing around in the water and just hanging out with friends are what make day camp so special to kids. Make sure your child has an easy, carefree time at camp by being sure he or she has all the right essentials. Most camps will send a list of

Why Karate Is Good for Kids

Karate is a very exciting martial art that focuses on character development, physical fitness and practical self-defence. Most karate classes are highly structured and follow an internationally recognised syllabus, where students are constantly encouraged to do their best, as they learn various skil

Prom and Homecoming Dresses: Design Trends For 2012

Many teens consider prom and homecoming as one of the most special, if not the most special highlight of their high school lives. Having gone through changes in their lives and the challenges of adolescence, these are the few times where they can celebrate their youth and transition to adulthood wit