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In parenting your children, how do you rate? Are you authoritative, permissive or somewhere in the middle? When it comes to parenting, is there one style that is superior to others? Maybe so. According to Barbara [...]
Is your teen feeling the blues? He may be suffering from depression, a medical condition that requires proper treatment. Is your teen down in the dumps? While it’s true that teens often experience mood swings, depression [...]
During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]
One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the love of music. Fortunately it doesn’t require expensive lessons and instruments to do this. Singing, even speaking in a sing-song voice to children is [...]
Are you concerned about your teen’s friends? You may be wondering if the time has come to speak up and express your concerns. Teens & Bad Friends If your teen is getting into a little trouble, [...]
Laying down a few rules with your toddler takes patience and consistency. Here’s how to set limits with your little tyke. It’s during the toddler years, when children begin to become more independent that the need [...]
If you’re the parent of a teenager, you’ve probably caught yourself lamenting over the fact that you never seem to see your child anymore…not because she’s out with friends, but because she’s spending time alone. Teens [...]
Since the days of Cinderella, step-parents have had a bad reputation. But in reality, with a little care, stepparents can play a very positive role in a child’s life. Statistics tell us that up to 50% [...]
From the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, to school shootings, to wars and natural catastrophes, it can feel like a big, bad world to children. As parents, how do we explain such frightening events to our [...]
During the early years of childhood, children’s imagination is essentially their playground. Between the ages of three and six, children get really involved with fantasy play. Their tea set become the foundation for a party with [...]
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