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Visiting Out-of-Town Relatives with Children

Visiting Out-of-Town Relatives with Children

Visiting friends and a long lost relatives in other cities is often a great break for parents.  As nice as these visits may be, it’s difficult for children to be on their best behavior. In fact, [...]

Time Out

Time Out

Does it backfire when you give your kids Time Out? Time Out A short Time Out can be an effective consequence when young children misbehave It gives them an opportunity to think about what they have [...]

Preventing Childhood Drownings at Lakes and Pools

Preventing Childhood Drownings at Lakes and Pools

Every year children drown while swimming or playing near water. But there’s a lot we can do to prevent this tragedy. From splashing in a wading pool to diving off a dock, water play is one [...]

Budgeting Children’s Wish Lists

Budgeting Children’s Wish Lists

The holiday season calls upon us to spend, spend, spend, but for many families this just isn’t realistic. Here’s how to survive the season on a budget. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. ‘Tis also the [...]

Why It’s Important to Get Kids to Do Chores

Why It’s Important to Get Kids to Do Chores

A look at what kids get from helping out with family chores. Chores and Children Making beds, clearing tables and taking out the trash are all common jobs we ask our kids to do. And while [...]

Drug Poisonings in Children is on the Rise

Drug Poisonings in Children is on the Rise

Studies reveal that there are over a half of a million childhood pharmaceutical poisonings in North America each year, despite the years of improved child-proofed packaging. According to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the [...]