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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. ...

Your child can spend hour upon hour and day upon day revising for their GCSEs, but they can still fail to make their grades if they didn’t revise properly. It can be tough to fit in revision for so many subjects and examinations, so it’s easy to go into exam season with, for example, rock-solid knowledge of Much Ado About Nothing but minimal knowledge of cell structure. ...

True Potential Investor has created a Financing a Family interactive quiz, useful for anyone considering starting a family or, for a current parent wanting to plan for the future. By simply answering a few questions you can find out how much each stage of a child’s life could set you back, in addition to your family plans. Take the first step to planning your family’s future by completing the Financing a Family quiz from True Potential Investor. ...

One of the hardest things about being a parent for many men is having to give up their ride which they have come to love so much. Maybe you are one of the fortunate ones who doesn’t feel a strong attachment to your vehicle, if that’s the case then moving from whatever you have to the ‘soccer mom’ tank you will soon be trekking around town in will be an easy transition. For others, that is the last step in cementing the difference between the ‘life you once had’ with...

So, I recently had the pleasure of spending the day out with my son. Just the two of us, some real bonding time and it got me thinking about what there is out there that could be considered good “Dad and Lad” days out. There’s probably hundreds of dads out there who have sons of all ages and would like to do stuff with them. ...

Okay so no I’m not, but according to a fun quiz I took, I’m most like Brad Pitt which actually makes me feel really good about myself! Sometimes been a parent can be tiring, but there are many rewards, and just in case you don’t feel like being a father is rewarding enough, we also have a day celebrating it! ...

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