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Get Your Kids to School on Time with Buttrock
Problem: Wrangling my kids out the door, on time, every morning without losing my soul. Solution: The song “The Final Countdown,” by buttrock band Europe..
Holiday Travel With Kids – or How to Fight off the Sugar Dragon
Tis the season of holiday travel. There’s a lot of yuletide advice out there on how best to get from A to B with kids..
The 12 Christmas Miracles – Or what to do with your kids over the holiday
Kids’ Calendar Wherever you happen to live, there are tons of jolly kid-friendly things happening. You just don’t know about them. Libraries always have stuff..
How to Train Your Kids to Love Reading
Training kids to love reading is far easier than you may think. With a little consistency and patience, you can absolutely train your 4- and..
Celebrate Effort Not Results – Kids With Grit – Part 3
Note: This is Part 3 of our series on Grit.Check out Part 1: What is Grit, and Part 2: The Hard Thing Rule. Some kids..
Build Gratitude With a Thankful Jar
It’s the holiday season and our kids are going hog-wild with greed. They’re ogling at gifts in stores and online, begging, whining, and making Things..
The Hard Thing Rule – Kids With Grit – Part 2
Note: Note: This is Part 2 of our series on Grit.. Check out Part 1: What Is Grit and Why Your Kids Need It and..
What Is Grit? – Kids With Grit – Part 1
Note: This is Part 1 of our series on Grit.. Check out Part 2: The Hard Thing Rule and Part 3: Celebrate the Efforts. It’s..