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Choosing to get a divorce from your spouse is a big deal. What can make this decision even more meaningful is if the two of you have children together.  While filing for divorce might be the best option for you, it can often bring hard times for your children, despite your best efforts to keep them above the fray. So to help you be prepared for what might come as you proceed with your divorce, here are three things to consider regarding your children when filing for divorce.  Know...

As your teen gets closer and closer to the legal driving age, you both might be experiencing a bit of anxiety as you prepare for their time behind the wheel. And although there are good reasons for both you and your teen to be a little worried about their first forays onto the streets, with the right preparation, you both can feel confident in your teen’s abilities to stay safe and avoid potential car accidents. To help you both accomplish this feat, here are three ways...

For many kids, learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage. And while some kids won’t really get into biking as teens or adults, others will come to find that their love for being on two wheels turns into a passion for things like motorcycles and dirt bikes as they move toward adulthood. So to ensure that any time your child spends riding bikes and cultivating their love for cycling is done in a safe way, it’s up to you to ensure that you’ve taught them proper safety. To...

Divorce is difficult for everyone in the family, and handling the emotional well-being of your children is important during the fallout.  Divorce is never a happy time, especially if you have kids.    It’s important that you do some research to prepare yourself for the challenge of co-parenting after the legal side of divorce is over.  If you want your children to have the best shot at a smooth readjustment, you’ll put forth the effort to create a safe and loving co-parenting...

If you’ve got a baby on the way, you’ve likely already got a long list of things that you want to take care of before the due date. One thing that you’ve absolutely got to get ready prior to your baby coming, however, is the space your baby will use when he or she is born. ...

When your kids are young, you’re responsible for everything that they need or that they do, including cleaning up all of their messes. But as they get a little older, it now becomes your responsibility to teach them how to be good stewards over the things they’ve been given and clean up their own messes. ...

There’s no way that you can accurately describe to someone how their life will forever change once they become a parent. The only way that you can truly understand is by experiencing it yourself. ...

As your child is preparing to leave the nest and attend university, you might be feeling nervous. Will they be okay fending for themselves? Will they eat properly and keep up with their workload? It’s normal for parents to ask these questions, but you can ease your worries by giving your teen valuable advice and support in the lead up to the move. Experts from the Cambridge summer school by Immerse Education provide their tips.  ...

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I swear my perspective completely changed within a matter of months with regards to my readiness for fatherhood as well as my desire for it. One day I was thinking to myself that it’ll probably take me another four years to be “ready to be a father,” but within a matter of a month I was surprised at just how elated I was to learn that my partner was pregnant and we were expecting! It’s like there’s this invisible place from whence the paternal instincts suddenly kick-in,...

Financial education is important at any age, ensuring informed decisions are made about money. To start this education at a young age, financial education was included into the secondary school curriculum in England in 2014. ...

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