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How to Plan a Perfect Family Vacation to Disney World

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A trip to Disney World is a rite of passage for many families. As the king of all theme parks, this Orlando resort boasts four distinct amusement parks, two water parks, and a host of hotel lodging accommodations designed to suit any taste and budget. With all of the things to do and see, it […]

3 Ways to Help Your Child Through a Tough Move

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Moving homes can often be exciting for adults who are looking forward to relocating and starting a new season in life. Unfortunately, children can have a more challenging time with the move and the transition. If you want to help your kids get through the process and have an easier experience moving homes, there are […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Children Safer

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Whether it is your first time being a parent or the fourth time, ensuring the safety of your children is a priority. Safe environments provide less stress on the parents and more run and play time for the kids. Here are five tips for improving the safety of your children: Window Safety Securing the windows […]

Help Your Kids Become Fiscally Responsible Adults By Discussing These Financial Topics

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As you watch your kids grow up, you will have to teach them many things about life. However, if there is one topic that seems to get swept under the rug as they grow, it is financial responsibility. You can take the initiative, use your own experiences as a teaching guide, and pass on precious […]

Birthday Party Planning 101

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Have you been tasked with planning the upcoming birthday party for your child? There is a lot to remember and take into consideration when you are planning a children’s birthday party, but it’s also fun. Kids are generally easy to please, so following this guide for birthday party planning is an easy way for your […]

FIREd: Defining Your Vision

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What is your vision for your life? You only get one shot at this and every day is a gift! In medicine, I am frequently reminded of the brevity of life, and the gift it is to be alive every day. Write down your vision! Go ahead. Stop reading and write it down. Were you […]

Weather Problems? 5 Indoor Activities to Save the Day!

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Mother nature is notorious for being unpredictable, which causes problems when a rain or snow storm keeps the family holed up inside. Creative parents and grandparents know that without serious intervention, they’ll soon hear the dreaded words “I’m bored” coming out of little mouths. Instead of merely turning on a movie or the TV, make […]

What Factors Affect Child Custody Decisions?

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Divorce is typically a challenging time and a period of transition. This can be even harder when there are children involved and each parent wants to have custody. In some cases, child custody decisions can be mediated, but in others, the matter needs to be handled and determined in family court. If you’re going through […]

How to Educate Your Teenager About Drunk Driving

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Alcohol-impaired drivers are the biggest threat we face on the roads. On average, 28 people die in the United States every day due to an alcohol-impaired driver. Teenagers that drive while impaired often face tough penalties. Parents, especially fathers, educating their teenagers about the dangers of alcohol is the first line of defense against drunk […]

How Dads Can Teach Better Money Saving Skills at Home

How Dads Can Teach Better Money Saving Skills at Home

Raising children can seem like an increasingly challenging responsibility, and it is one parents cannot afford to fail. One critical responsibility associated with parenting involves educating children about financial management. Specifically, promoting regular savings habits in children can help them to get their own lives off on the right foot. These are some steps that […]