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Should You Give Your Teenager A Credit Card?

(KEZK) — Credit cards for a teenager? Some financial experts say its a good idea to give them one. The New York Times did an extensive article where some financiers feel that teenagers with credit cards can learn important lessons about money. With a proper limit set, a credit card could teach...
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7 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Freshman

A child starting their college journey is an exciting time, for both students and parents. While getting ready for the major shift can be scary, it doesn't have to be. After all, as a parent, your ultimate goal is preparing your kids for adulthood and giving them the skills they need to navigate...
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6 Essential Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Back to school is an exciting time for families, but it can be stressful too (and not just because the kids are pouty about summer being over). Even though you’re not the one going back to class, there are important steps you can take as a parent to ensure that the transition from vacation to...
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How to Stop ‘Motherzilla’ From Destroying Your Wedding

Bridezilla has met her match! Wedding prep can bring out the best and worst in people and not just for the bride and groom. The mothers (and fathers) of the engaged couple can also have heightened emotions at this time, become very controlling and overreact to the most innocuous details surrounding...
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How Strict Were Your Parents?

Summer can truly test your parenting skills, right? But how strict were YOUR parents? A survey in Buzzfeed asked six questions to figure out how strict your parents were compared to everyone else's. 1. Did they ever ground you? Only 54% of people said they got grounded as a kid. 2. Did they limit...
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5 ways family pets positively affect your children

(KEZK) — Parents that are considering adding a dog or cat to their family could be making a positive impact on their child. Here are five ways how: Having to care for a pet helps a child build a sense of responsibility and helps them build confidence. Caring for a pet can also teach a child about...
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Watch Garbage Man Have Fun Jumping on Discarded Pink Trampoline

It looks like one person’s trash is one garbage man’s new toy. Well that’s what happened when this sanitation worker found a miniature trampoline on the side of the road. Kymberly VanWaes Light said she and her husband put the pink trampoline out for pickup.
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Research Says Helicopter Parenting Works

There are few people in American society who get roasted as often as helicopter parents. But according to a roundup of research compiled by The New York Times , helicopter parenting works, at least in terms of coaxing kids into high academic achievement and college. A 2012 study found that an "...
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Keira Knightley Says Parenting is "Difficult"

Keira Knightley says that all parents, especially women, can struggle with parenting even if they're rich and famous. Knightley tells "Balance" magazine, "I don't think we give women enough credit for the physical and emotional marathon they go through when becoming a mother. I come from a place of...
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Parents Can Now Rent Drug-Sniffing Dogs for Their Homes

There's a new option for parents to find out if their kids are in the possession of any illegal substances. Yes, parents in Kansas City, MO can call on the dogs to help them find out if their kids are doing drugs. The new service is offered through a business called Metro K-9 Detective Services...
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