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Are You Talking To Your Kids About This Topic?  It’s More Important Than You Think

Are You Talking To Your Kids About This Topic?  It’s More Important Than You Think

There are many lessons and behaviors that we learn from our parents. And whether good or bad, we tend to parent our kids in very similar ways to how we were raised as children. Of course, we want to give our children the best start possible, but there’s one topic […]
How Do You React?  It May Make All The Difference To Your Child

How Do You React?  It May Make All The Difference To Your Child

During the toddler years, our little ones are taking in an incredible amount of information. It can be difficult to process everything they see and hear as their emotional development skyrockets during these formative years. They may have the all-too-common tantrums or act out in ways we don’t like, and […]
Homework Doesn’t Have To Be A Battle – Try These Stress-Reducing Tips

Homework Doesn’t Have To Be A Battle – Try These Stress-Reducing Tips

The last few weeks have been full of planning and preparing for parents sending kids back to school. Gathering supplies, making lists, filling out paperwork… and right away, it seems kids start receiving their first homework assignments of the year. It can be difficult to get back into the flow […]
This May Be Parents’ Most Important Back-to-School Responsibility

This May Be Parents’ Most Important Back-to-School Responsibility

By now, most of us have sent the kids back to school with backpacks full of new supplies and words of encouragement and support. Along with giving our children everything they need to have a successful year, we are also praying – praying that they’ll be safe in someone else’s […]
Creative Ways To Teach Your Children About Money 

Creative Ways To Teach Your Children About Money 

Teaching your children the principles of money is one of the most important things you can do as a mother. Many children grow up never learning about money and how it works – and find themselves crippled in debt as adults. Even if you are not good with money yourself, […]
A Trendy Idea That Does Nothing For Mothers – Time To Get Rid Of “Me Time”

A Trendy Idea That Does Nothing For Mothers – Time To Get Rid Of “Me Time”

Burned-out, overwhelmed, exhausted – these are just some of the feelings that modern moms can easily identify with. In fact, these feelings are so common, it’s become accepted that moms are supposed to feel this way. But one mom’s blog post says what is likely on every mom’s mind – […]
Is Your Child Anxious About Starting School?  These Great Reads Will Boost Their Spirits

Is Your Child Anxious About Starting School?  These Great Reads Will Boost Their Spirits

Summer may not officially end until sometime in September, but most of us say goodbye to summer when we send our kids back to school. Whether you’re sending your first child to kindergarten or your family has plenty of experience under your belt, starting a new school year is always […]
Do You Know An Overwhelmed Dad?  This Man Has Been There And Wants To Help

Do You Know An Overwhelmed Dad?  This Man Has Been There And Wants To Help

There are lots of resources out there for parents – online, in parenting books, and in the form of advice – but it is often geared toward mothers. But even though mothers may most often be a child’s primary caregiver, dads are stepping in and taking on a more active […]
Teach Your Innocent Children To Watch Out For These Predators 

Teach Your Innocent Children To Watch Out For These Predators 

As your children prepare to go back to school – sexual predators are gearing up to do harm. From online chatrooms to hanging around areas children play, in this day and age predators are everywhere. But with a little bit of training, you can teach your children what to look […]
8 Ways To Cope With The Tragic End Of Summer

8 Ways To Cope With The Tragic End Of Summer

The beginning of the season was met with hesitation as schedules shifted, friends departed, and no one knew what to expect day to day.  Once the sandals came out, the pool opened, and the kids got excited about their “school night” movies, no sooner did summer come to a close.  […]