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Teaching a Preteen Child to Be More Responsible

Teaching a Preteen Child to Be More Responsible

The preteen years are the calm before the storm of the more tumultuous teen years. But that doesn’t mean that parents can sit back and relax. The preteen years mark a time in a child’s life [...]

The Importance of Family Vacations

The Importance of Family Vacations

Why taking a summer vacation with your children is so important. Family Vacations Well, it’s about that time of year again, when our thoughts turn to vacations. Summer vacations can provide some of the best memories [...]

Are You Too Strict with Your Teen or Preteen?

Are You Too Strict with Your Teen or Preteen?

How many times have you said “no” to your children today? There’s good reason to consider a few alternatives to the word “no”. When it comes to parenting, one of the most overused words in the [...]

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

When it comes to parenting, is there one style that is superior to others? Maybe so. According to Barbara Coloroso, parent educator and author of Kid’s Are Worth It, there are three types of families that [...]

What To Do About Sibling Rivalry and Fights

What To Do About Sibling Rivalry and Fights

Sibling rivalry may be inevitable, but there are still ways to get our kids to show a little respect for one another. When it comes to relationships between siblings, most of us hope that our children [...]

Are You Too Strict With Your Young Child?

Are You Too Strict With Your Young Child?

How many times have you said “no” to your children today? There’s good reason to consider a few alternatives to the word “no”. When it comes to parenting, one of the most overused words in the [...]

Helping Children With Fear of the Dark

Helping Children With Fear of the Dark

When the bogeyman just won’t go away. When does that fear of the dark become a true phobia? Is your child afraid of the dark? For many children, especially preschoolers, the bogeyman is a very real [...]

Play with Kids

Play with Kids

A few how-to directions when it comes to playing with our kids Play with Kids Whether it’s a game of make-believe or doing a craft project together, children love when their parents are their play-mate.  However, [...]

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Did you know that all those hugs and cuddles that you give your baby are actually helping to make her smarter? Studies show that the love and nurturing we give our infants does more than create [...]

Humor in the Family

Humor in the Family

Why the family that laughs together stays together.  Humor in the Family Being a parent is serious stuff, but that doesn’t man we need to be only serious with our kids.  Laughing and joking and having [...]