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How to Help Your Children Cope With a Move Abroad

Moving to a new country can be an exciting, and challenging time for your family. While the move to distant shores can open the door to new opportunities, it's worth remembering that you're uprooting your entire life, and the lives of your children, to immerse yourself in a new culture. Naturally, the process is likely to be just as stressful as it is thrilling. The key to making sure your move is successful is to prepare yourself and your kids so that you have as seamless a transition as

Why Your Teen Should Take Driver’s Ed

So, your teen has spent countless hours preparing to take the learner’s permit test, and passed on the first try. So, now what? Besides wait for your teen to turn the big 16 and become the newest family member behind the wheel, many families find themselves undecided when it comes to placing their teen in a driver’s education course so soon after they receive a learner’s permit.  After all, you are perfectly capable of teaching your teen driver the rules of the road right? Of

Give Your Kids a Summer to Remember

When school lets out, do you and your kids think about all the potential fun you’re going to have over the summer? If the answer is yes, you are like countless family across the country. Yes, those families who can’t wait to pack their bags and head off for some fun and adventure. One of the biggest questions you will of course need to ask, where to head? For some families, the idea of staying relatively close to home is most appealing. Not only are shorter trips less of a grind,

Three Great Family Activities to Start the Year

I know that a lot of moms enter each new year with two main wishes: firstly, that their family is happy and healthy for another 12 months, and secondly, that they get to spend more quality time together as a family unit. The thing is, you’re the only one that can make that second wish come true. These days, you really have to make time for one another amongst hectic work and school schedules, so I’ve come up with just a few family activities to get you started in 2017. Hopefully they’ll