3 Ways to Prepare your Child for College Life

Here's the non-academic approach to preparing your child for college life.

There are many tips for your child in high school about college. Guidance counselors work hard to prepare your child academically for college. It’s wonderful that so many high schools now have programs, counselors and resources available for your child to prepare for college. With that being said, there’s more to college life than academics. […]

How to Get your Kids to Do Homework

ParentInfluence How to Get Kids to Do Homework

Many parents struggle with homework time. It seems kids are being sent home with an abundant supply of homework and it’s stressful. Not only is the increase in amount of homework stressful for the kids, it can be completely quite cumbersome for parents too. If you are struggling with how to get your kids to […]

Positive Parenting Tips for Raising Teens

Positive parenting tips for raising teenagers. Some easy to follow tips for parents struggling with the teenage years. Read positive parenting tips ...

During the days of raising a teen you will find that your once talkative child now has a bit of silence. Most questions are answered with the shrug of a shoulder or a simple one word reply. The teen years are difficult for both the parents and the teenager. There is good news though, these […]

Help! My Kids Won’t Stop Arguing and Tattling on Each Other

Parent Influence Help My Kids Wont Stop Arguing and Tattling on Each Other

Raising more than one child brings along the issue of sibling rivalry. For some reason my sons have more sibling rivalry in ways like my sis and I did growing up. One worries and tattles on the other. It’s like this never ending battle between sons and when it comes to boys, it can get […]

10 Fun Games for Your Family Night

Planning a family night to occur once per week or twice per month is an easy way to reconnect with the whole family. You can have this night serve as a special dinner night full of board games and laughter. After board games, dinner and laughter has commenced, curl up in the living room with […]

Beach Safety Tips for Kids

Beach Safety Tips for Kids #Parentinfluence

If you are heading to a beach for a family vacation, make sure to follow these beach safety tips! It is important to think ahead and follow these safety tips so you are ready for any situation that may arise. The beach is a great place for families to spend the day, playing in the […]

High Functioning Autism: Gets Better with Age?

Advice to Parents Struggling with Autism

My experiences as a mom to a high functioning autistic son may be different than others. Every person has their own traits, quirks and environment that play a toll in changes that happen. This post is based solely on my own experiences of raising a son on the autism spectrum. OCD, Autism, Anxiety and ODD […]