Are Your Heirs Ready? 3 Lessons to Teach Children About Wealth Now

Forbes recently reported that we are at the brink of the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history1.   Over the next 30 to 40 years, $30 trillion in assets will pass from one generation to the next in the United States. The Center for Rural Pennsylvania estimates2 that in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania alone, $1.1 billion transfers[…]

Build Self-Esteem and Prevent Bullying

Building self-esteem is a core component of bullying prevention. With healthy self-esteem, your teens will not only be more confident, but they also will be able to identify their strengths — and their weaknesses — and still feel good about themselves. Healthy self-esteem also helps protect teens from bullying. Bullies are less likely to target[…]

Effects of Bullying on a Child With Social Anxiety

Bullying in school can be a particular problem for children with social anxiety. The first step to helping a bullied child is to learn about the effects of bullying. Perhaps you have seen a change in your child’s behavior that has you worried and you might be wondering things such as the following:   What[…]

Gardening with Kids

How It Affects Your Child’s Brain, Body and Soul For parents struggling to find ways to encourage their kids to eat a healthy and balanced diet, gardening can be an important tool. Don’t let the idea overwhelm you. Gardening doesn’t require a perfectly level, large or sunny backyard. Try planting in a small raised bed[…]

Yard Safety Checklist: Backyard Hazards for Kids and Pets

The sun is shining and your backyard is officially open for the season. Before you and your family head outside, follow this outdoor safety checklist to make sure there aren’t any dangers lurking in your yard.   Double Check What’s in Your Garden Planning for a spring vegetable garden? Keep Fido out. Onions, tomatoes, chives[…]