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Mixed Marriages

Mixed Marriage In the last twenty years the terms, blended families, and mixed marriages have really become more widely used. Mixed marriage doesn’t mean people have mixed emotions about marriage, rather it means two marriages have been mixed together. In reality, it could include more than two previous marriages. A mixed marriage originally meant when [...]

Summer Is Coming

Summer Programs The year is coming to an end and it will soon be spring again. Some parents dread spring and summer as their teens will be out of school and on the prowl again. There are some military style summer programs available to keep them busy. If a teen has a tendency to get [...]

Is A Military School For My Child?

Military Schools Many parents wonder if their child would be a good fit for a military school. There are several things that should be considered prior to placing a teen in a military school. Here are a few things to think about. Does the teen do well in school, what kind of grades do they [...]

Positive Parenting Skills

Positive Parenting When was the last time you praised your child for doing something? Some children are raised having never received any positive praise from their parents. They may receive some out of the home but never from the people that matter the most. Praise from mom or dad can go a long way in [...]

Spoiled Rotten Little Brat

Spoiled Children You Spoiled rotten little brat, Have you ever found yourself yelling these words at your child? The fact is there are many children today that could be considered spoiled rotten. To be fair it is important to back up a bit a look at the process that lead to the spoiled child’s behavior. [...]

Help Your Teen Through the Military

Military Boarding School Many teens are interested in a career in the military. Parents of teens that have expressed an interest in a military career can help their children make the best of their high school years. Youth today are more interested in the military than in the last decade. Some parents are apprehensive about [...]

Military Schools and Troubled Teens

Military Enlisted Law Breakers It almost sounds like an oxymoron to put military school and troubled teens in the same sentence. The fact is in the not too distant past troubled youth were ordered into the military if they had criminal problems. The mandated military service was a form of discipline and restitution for the [...]

Private Military Schools

Military Schools Since the inception of the United States there have been military schools. Over the years many of our countries military hero’s have been graduates of military schools. The military school gives youth a chance to experience first hand how life will be when they enlist in the military. This takes the shock of [...]