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This Common Parenting Mistake Can Have Deadly Consequences

This Common Parenting Mistake Can Have Deadly Consequences

Parents of young children often spend a great deal of time researching how to keep their children healthy and safe. News and social media sites are full of parenting advice from nutrition to behavior to developmental milestones. But one of the most important things for parents to research and understand […]
4 Positive Ways To Shape Your Child’s Inner Voice

4 Positive Ways To Shape Your Child’s Inner Voice

As a parent, the power of your words can have a serious impact on a young child, and how they perceive not only the world but themselves. In fact, studies show how you speak to your child while they are young, can actually determine their own inner voice. If you […]
Preparation And Support Help Parents Navigate This New Family Journey

Preparation And Support Help Parents Navigate This New Family Journey

Preparing to homeschool for the first time is an exciting new road to travel, but can also be a bumpy one as both parent and child learn to navigate this new and very personal, experience. Making the decision to homeschool may be one of the most important choices youever make […]
With School Upon Us, This Early Childhood Phase Could Be Affecting Your Older Children And Teens

With School Upon Us, This Early Childhood Phase Could Be Affecting Your Older Children And Teens

Parents know the early years of a child’s life are when they develop bonds and learn security and trust, and it is very common for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to get upset or anxious when they are away from their parents and the environment they feel most secure in. Separation […]
Kindergarten Teacher Performs A ‘Transition Ceremony’ Without Parents Knowledge

Kindergarten Teacher Performs A ‘Transition Ceremony’ Without Parents Knowledge

There are many things to be concerned about when you send your child off to school. You have to think about bullies, inappropriate discussions, and your child making the right friends. Usually, somewhere near last on the list, would be having to worry about your child’s teacher presenting inappropriate material. […]
Liberally-Biased Media Story Shows Need To Teach Our Children This Skill

Liberally-Biased Media Story Shows Need To Teach Our Children This Skill

During this time of turmoil facing our nation where hatred breeds violence such as in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month, it is more important than ever to separate truth from false reporting. The mainstream media has filled its programming with reports on “hate groups” and what they feel we should […]
Everyday Toxins Found To Have A Profound Impact On This Rite Of Passage

Everyday Toxins Found To Have A Profound Impact On This Rite Of Passage

The onset of puberty can be a difficult transition for our teens as they navigate physical and emotional changes in their bodies. And it can be a tough time for parents, as we learn to adapt to our children growing older and going through a process which will take them […]
Water Birth 101: The Aquatic Journey

Water Birth 101: The Aquatic Journey

Having a baby is a beautiful and life-changing experience that you want to be perfect. Creating a birth plan is the first step to making your dream a reality. The rising popularity of midwives and natural-style births is giving traditionalhospital births a run for their money. Both options have exceptional […]
Top 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids Manners

Top 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids Manners

 We’ve all seen it, the child who “runs the show” at home, talking back to their parents, and making snarky comments at teachers and other children. Their rude behavior may shock you, and some adults may even dismiss it by saying things such as “well, kids will be kids”. But […]
The Remarkable Effect Of Sleep On This Infant Skill

The Remarkable Effect Of Sleep On This Infant Skill

Parents are often told about the importance of regular sleep for infants, including structured naptimes during the day. There have been prolific studies conducted on the effects of sleep — both in the negative effects of sleep deprivation and in the healing benefits of proper sleep for physical and mental […]