Raise your children to be independent: It’s OK if its hard

Written by Lisa Tyson The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate our nation’s hard fought victory over Great Britain, ultimately allowing us the freedoms we enjoy today. The Revolutionary War lasted for seven long years. It’s end result, after victories and defeats on both sides, was complete independence for the colonists. A personal … Continue reading Raise your children to be independent: It’s OK if its hard

How to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

By Sue Chan Acuña By Cynthia Tobias Photo by Julia M Cameron from Pexels Plan ahead and make adjustments to pave the way for a strong transition from elementary to middle school. Many parents say, “I knew middle school was coming, but I didn’t expect things to change so fast.” They are caught off guard … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Child for Middle School

How to Connect With Young Teens By Tim Shoemaker

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Connecting with young teens can be challenging but time spent with them will be rewarding for both parents and kids Take Time to Engage Ever wonder how to connect with young teens? My wife and I connected with our kids at a local stock car race. During the opening … Continue reading How to Connect With Young Teens By Tim Shoemaker