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Here’s How You Can Fulfill Christmas Wishes For Underprivileged Kids

Here’s How You Can Fulfill Christmas Wishes For Underprivileged Kids

  Every Christmas season many children make a list of gifts and toys they long for Santa to bring – and sure enough they end up experiencing the joy of opening presents each Christmas. Not that Christmas should be focused around presents – but one can’t help and smile at […]
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 […]
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 […]
There Are Simple Ways To Teach A Complex Concept To Our Kids – And Have Fun Doing It!

There Are Simple Ways To Teach A Complex Concept To Our Kids – And Have Fun Doing It!

The upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are often a favorite time for families – especially children. But with all the marketing about an abundance of rich foods, high-priced toys, and the latest and greatest tech gadgets, kids can become focused on the wrong things instead of the true meaning of […]
The Newest “Lawnmower Parenting” Trend Is Catching Steam – And Here’s Why It’s Not Good

The Newest “Lawnmower Parenting” Trend Is Catching Steam – And Here’s Why It’s Not Good

We’ve all heard of the “helicopter” parents hovering over their children with a hyper-watchful eye, but the latest “lawnmower” parenting trend is proving to be even more disastrous. Lawnmower parents pride themselves on “paving the way” for their children by plowing through any challenge or difficulties a child may endure […]
One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

One-Third Of Kids And Teens Are Lacking Something Important – How Can We Help?

When you ask someone how they are doing these days, one of the most typical responses is, “I’m tired.” Parents juggle a dozen things at any given time, and we often stay up late in order to get more done after the kids go to bed. But we’re not the […]
7 Stress Relieving Moments Parents Can Take

7 Stress Relieving Moments Parents Can Take

It’s no secret parents don’t get a lot of personal time, but that is even more reason to make the most of the moments you do get.  Being a parent is hard- yet rewarding- work that begins with children jumping on your bed and ends with an exhausting battle over […]
Big Emotions Can Cause Big Problems – Here’s How Parents Can Help

Big Emotions Can Cause Big Problems – Here’s How Parents Can Help

Parents are always juggling a dozen things at once… and then the kids are fighting or running through the house or being downright destructive while we’re trying to get everything done. And then, we get completely overwhelmed, and our emotions sometimes get the best of us. The same thing happens […]
3 Reasons To Consider Becoming A Foster Parent  

3 Reasons To Consider Becoming A Foster Parent  

It’s estimated that up to 428,000 children remain in foster care in the United States alone. Many of these children have had tough lives – and have been abandoned and rejected by those who were entrusted to protect them. It’s tragic so many innocent children have been tossed into a […]