Teaching Responsibility & Values

How can you raise a responsible kid? Here's what you need to know about family values, volunteering, money and time management, and more.

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How to Teach Kids the Difference Between Needs vs. Wants When It Comes to Money
Does your kid "need" that Nintendo Switch? These expert tips will help parents teach kids valuable lessons about money priorities and financial decision-making. 
Kyle Rittenhouse's Tears Are Infuriating
The teen sobbed on the stand at his own trial, pulling a page out of the Brett Kavanaugh playbook — and I hate it.
How to Teach Your Kids to Make Money Decisions That Benefit the Planet
Educating our children about leading a sustainable lifestyle has countless financial benefits for them as adults.
White Mom Says Southwest Airlines Employee Suspected Her of Trafficking 10-Year-Old Black Daughter
Mary MacCarthy revealed she was caught off guard when a Southwest Airlines employee and two police officers were waiting for the pair on the jet bridge following their October 22 flight.
Could Your Child Earn Money Playing Video Games—and Should You Let Them? 
Cryptocurrency and the NFT craze have taken earning money via video games to a whole new level. So how do these games work, and how, as a parent, should you navigate this with your kids?
The Parents Guide to Getting Their First Phone—and Teaching Them to Be Good Digital Citizens
First steps. First day of school. First phone? Getting their own cell is fast becoming a new developmental milestone, and it’s happening earlier all the time. Being a kind digital citizen starts now.
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How to Raise Compassionate, Socially-Conscious Kids
In an excerpt from her new book about raising socially conscious kids, Parents advisor Traci Baxley, Ed.D., a parenting coach and mom of five, offers advice for nurturing a generation that will help change the world.
How White Parents Can Resist Modern-Day Segregation in Schools
Segregation in schools is very much present. Organizations like the Integrated Schools movement are trying to change that. Here's what experts say white parents can do to bring much-needed diversity to schools across America.

I've Only Bought My 3-Year-Old 4 Toys in Her Life—Here's How

Knowing the damage that consumerism does to the environment made me adopt a toy-minimalist lifestyle—and it's had a positive impact on my daughter's creativity as well as my wallet.