Kent Toussaint

How to raise a kid with all the negative influences of the modern world?

https://youtu.be/DJ4z_UgMl-w For the very first video blog, Kent answers the following question sent by a parent: The world of parenting has changed drastically over the years. I have to ask how a parent that wants to raise their child with the right morals, respect and self-control can maneuver all the new obstacles that are out …

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teenager planning a schedule that revolves around video games

How Much Video Game Time is Too Much? (Part 3)

Clues on Kids #001-C In our first article of this series we addressed how video games can hinder emotional connection with family and friends. Video games when left unchecked can rob a child of motivation to participate in everyday life by stimulating the brain in ways not otherwise achievable. Our second article about video games …

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How Much Video Game Time is Too Much? (Part 2)

Clues on Kids #001-B In our first article we addressed how video games can hinder emotional connection with family and friends. Video games when left unchecked can rob a child of motivation to participate in everyday life by stimulating the brain in ways not otherwise achievable. Today, let’s take a look at one specific feeling …

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When Do You Need Marriage Counseling?

Clues on Kids #011 At one time in your life, the person you share a bed with each night was the source of happiness and hope.  Remember when you both finished each other’s sentences and giggled about all those cute and sappy private jokes?  Do you recall when you both really enjoyed spending time together… …

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Allowance for Teens… Respecting the Almighty Dollar (Part 2)

Tips on Teens #025b In last month’s Tips on Teens article, Allowance for Teens… Respecting the Almighty Dollar (Part 1) we discussed the intricacies of why it is important to have your teenager EARN an allowance and what it can teach him.  Here is Part 2 where we explore how to effectively set up a …

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Teen learning lesson about saving versus spending money

Allowance for Teens… Respecting the Almighty Dollar (Part 1)

Tips on Teens #025a Odds are that your teenager has no appreciation for the value of a dollar.  According to the 2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey from Junior Achievement and Allstate Insurance, 77% of teen boys and 63% of teen girls aged 16 to 18 do not keep track of how their money is …

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