The Atlanta-Journal Constitution recently published an article about how parents can teach their children to respect and manage finances early. This begins with an allowance. The question many parents struggle with is , "How much should I give my child?" Based on the advice of Dr. Janet Stern Solomon, author of "Bratproofing Your Children: How to Raise Socially and Financially Responsible Kids", the article provides several tips on managing an allowance and teaching financial responsibility to your child.

Teaching your child the value of the dollar and the reward of savings is an invaluable lesson that needs to be discussed at an early age. In today's economic uncertainty, we as parents owe it to our children to educate them on this essential life lesson.

At The American School of Protocol® , we are constantly asked by parents how to handle "cyber" bullying. With the popularity of social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter, parents need to be on the alert now more than ever on what their child is viewing and how they are interacting online. The following tips came from a recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: