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Getting Kids To Call You Their Confidante

Getting Kids To Call You Their Confidante

Kids are always in a rush to be independent. It seems one day they are crying at your feet while you’re trying to cook dinner, and then the next moment they don’t want your help as they fall off a bike ramp they just built. Somewhere in between the day-to-day […]
ADHD: An American Epidemic, A European Afterthought, A Glimpse At Both Worlds

ADHD: An American Epidemic, A European Afterthought, A Glimpse At Both Worlds

Many parents experience behavioral issues with their children, but sometimes the issues become so severe and so overwhelming for parents they feel they must turn to a pediatrician or family doctor for help. But doctors can often jump to label these issues as disorders, and all too quickly prescribe medications […]
Stay-At-Home Mom Schedule Ideas That Actually Work

Stay-At-Home Mom Schedule Ideas That Actually Work

If you’re a stay-at-home mom, you do it all. You may dream of having a perfect house with all the laundry folded, dishes clean, rugs vacuumed, and toys neatly lined up on a shelf – until the reality sets in about just how hard being a stay-at-home mom actually is! […]
Another Reason To Take This Growing Childhood Problem Seriously

Another Reason To Take This Growing Childhood Problem Seriously

We all want our children to have a good foundation by being healthy and active. Multiple studies have been conducted on the rise in childhood obesity due to poor diet and physical inactivity, and the many health risks associated with it. Now, a preliminary medical study has been released which […]
Finally! The Diaper Dilemma Decoded: Cloth Vs Disposable

Finally! The Diaper Dilemma Decoded: Cloth Vs Disposable

After the greatest workout of your life, you bring home a beautiful newborn baby. The feelings of elation are overwhelming as you gaze into those big blues. In only a short while, the reality of responsibility also sets in; all with the elation still in tact. Most of the time […]
Finding The Hidden Dangers In Eating Out

Finding The Hidden Dangers In Eating Out

With the weekend upon us, it is customary to begin contemplating your plans. Whether with family or friends, eating out is bound to be on the to-do list. You may even think of yourself as health conscience when it comes to picking through the menu. Ordering a burger with no […]
Try These Tips To Make Eating Fun For Your Picky Eater

Try These Tips To Make Eating Fun For Your Picky Eater

Are mealtimes a full-blown war zone in your home? While some children may have a bold appetite and are open to experimenting with new foods, other children flat out refuse to eat anything other than a select handful of items. However, there are actually ways you can get your picky […]
The Surprising Science Behind Raising Compassionate Children

The Surprising Science Behind Raising Compassionate Children

Young children enjoy receiving attention, and are typically self-serving at a young age. Parents often experience negative attention-seeking from their kids, particularly in the early years, where children will act out to receive attention from family and friends. But one study has shown even the youngest of children begin to […]
Bubble Baths Could Be Harming Your Baby

Bubble Baths Could Be Harming Your Baby

The market these days is flooded with baby products. You have so many choices of lotions, shampoos, diaper creams, you don’t know what to buy. Unfortunately, out of the hundreds of products out there, very few are truly safe options for your baby. And reading the ingredient list for diaper […]
Parents Face Backlash For This Decision — It May Surprise You Who It’s Coming From

Parents Face Backlash For This Decision — It May Surprise You Who It’s Coming From

Homeschooling has come a long way in the last two decades. The practice started to gain momentum in the 1980s, but was still rare and many parents faced criticism for their choice. And perhaps because homeschooling has become more common—in an ironic twist—former homeschooling parents who must send their kids […]