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Having A Shy Child Is Not A Character Defect 

Having A Shy Child Is Not A Character Defect 

Children are often categorized as outgoing and full of energy – but it’s important to remember every child is wired differently. There are children who are more quiet and shy, and don’t tend to speak up or be overly social. The sad thing is, many educators and adults think there […]
Has Your Family Seen This Hit Film?  It Can Provide An Opportunity To Discuss Faith

Has Your Family Seen This Hit Film?  It Can Provide An Opportunity To Discuss Faith

With all of the exciting things going on for families this time of year, sometimes it’s nice to find a quiet activity that everyone enjoys. Many families enjoy the tradition of going to the movies on a cold day over the kids’ Christmas break, or even on Christmas Day after […]
Prepare The Home For The Incoming Holiday Gifts With These Easy Tasks

Prepare The Home For The Incoming Holiday Gifts With These Easy Tasks

Getting a gift of love, time, or experience is hands down the most beneficial for our children. But knowing that isn’t going to stop the flood of toys coming your way this holiday season.  It seems impossible to escape all the well-meaning gifts from friends and family, leaving the question […]
This Christmas, Encourage A Gift That Can Change A Child’s Life

This Christmas, Encourage A Gift That Can Change A Child’s Life

As Christmas approaches, it is important to think of those who are not blessed with the joy of spending the season surrounded by family. Most importantly, the children who do not have the support and guidance needed to grow into successful, independent adults. There are many reasons that children may […]
Conquer This Common Childhood Fear With These Helpful Tips

Conquer This Common Childhood Fear With These Helpful Tips

It’s all-too-common for children to experience fears when they are young and going through so many new experiences. It’s hard for many adults to conquer their own fears, so just imagine how difficult it is for a child to face something they’re afraid of. This is especially true with one […]
Parental Instinct Can’t Be Ignored – Here’s One Family’s Story

Parental Instinct Can’t Be Ignored – Here’s One Family’s Story

Parents have an uncanny ability to understand all the little nuances that make their child who they are. We love, nurture, and support them all their lives, and we have an instinct when something is wrong since we know them best. This instinct has saved the lives of many children […]
Helpful Tips To Survive The Holiday Season With The Loss Of A Loved One 

Helpful Tips To Survive The Holiday Season With The Loss Of A Loved One 

The holiday season is a joyful time full of friends and family creating new and lasting memories together… …except the holiday season can be gut-wrenching and painful for those who have lost a loved one. The empty chair at the dinner table is a sober reminder at how short life […]
We Must Stop Labeling And Drugging Our Kids For Acting Like Kids 

We Must Stop Labeling And Drugging Our Kids For Acting Like Kids 

In the good old days, kids would run around enjoying an active lifestyle and no one thought anything of it. Sure – many had trouble staying entertained in the car and might have been distracted at school wanting to go outside for recess – but adults never gave it a […]
6 Easy Ways To Show Gratitude This Thanksgiving 

6 Easy Ways To Show Gratitude This Thanksgiving 

When we think of Thanksgiving our minds instinctively go straight to our stomachs with the buffet of delectable pumpkin pies and savory green bean casseroles. But hidden behind the turkey and laughter is a deeper meaning to this special day. Thanksgiving Day is more about recognizing all the blessings around […]
Activities That Keep Little Fingers From Picking At The Turkey Too Early

Activities That Keep Little Fingers From Picking At The Turkey Too Early

Preparation on Thanksgiving Day is strenuous and vast, making it difficult to attend to the children. If you don’t want little fingers creeping up onto the counter to snag the cookie dough, or throw a lego in the turkey before it could make it into the oven then finding a […]