Archive for 'Raising Responsible Kids'

July Book Give-Aways

In keeping with our summer theme, Raising Responsible Kids, we’ve got two more books we’re giving away this month and both of them are filled with inspiration to help your kids make a positive difference in the world.  The Kid’s Guide to Social Action by Barbara Lewis has won awards More »

Teaching Responsibility at Home

By Jennifer Taylor

Every parent wants their child to be responsible and respectful to others.  We smile with delight when they use their manners in public and cringe in horror when they are outright rude.  We take their behavior as a personal reflection on our abilities as mothers and fathers.  However, More »

Raising Financially Fit Young People

By Evangelia Biddy

Not all children’s books need begin with “Once upon a time”, shares financial literacy expert Susan Beacham and New York Times bestselling author, Lynnette Khalfani Cox. The dynamic pair joined forces to create The Millionaire Kid$ Club™ children’s book series. The picture books teach children that money is More »

A Real-Life Plan to Teach Your Kids to be Independent

We’ve got another book from Merrilee Boyack that fits in well with our Raising Responsible Kids Series.  In The Parenting Breakthrough, A Real-Life Plan To Teach Your Kids To Work, Save Money, and Be Truly Independent, she outlines specific plans for teaching your children to be self-reliant.

In the process of More »

Ideas for Summer Service Projects

(June 6, 2011)  We’ve got some great ideas to help kick off our “Raising Responsible Kids” Summer Series, compliments of Merrilee Boyack, author of 52 Weeks of Fun Family Service.  Her sons are all now adults, but she and her husband fostered a family culture of More »

Raising a Capable Child

By Jennifer Taylor

One of the great dilemmas about raising a well-rounded child is the mixed messages we often receive about what makes an effective parent.  There are those that tell you that you need to bond with your child, touch being important, and that it begins in early infancy.  Others More »