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Some Parents Are Disgusted By A New App For Kids – What Do You Think?

Some Parents Are Disgusted By A New App For Kids – What Do You Think?

As parents, we’re tasked with raising our children to have a healthy mind, body, and spirit. But it’s not always easy – we are often fighting against conflicting messages sent by the media, retailers, and our children’s peers. So it’s little wonder that there are strong opinions on a new […]
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 […]
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.  […]
5 Pro Tips To Mastering The Public Tantrum

5 Pro Tips To Mastering The Public Tantrum

If there is one thing that is completely unbiased, without prejudice or concern for race, it is childhood tantrums. It is the bane of a parent’s existence, yet an essential growing experience for you and your child; learning patience, communication, and humility.  Parents reports on what Ray Levy, PhD., has […]
Knowing The Signs Is The First Step In Diagnosing This Hidden Disorder In Kids

Knowing The Signs Is The First Step In Diagnosing This Hidden Disorder In Kids

Decades ago, mental health issues – especially in children – were under-researched, misunderstood, or misdiagnosed. Now, however, it is universally recognized that physical and mental health go hand-in-hand for adults and children alike. But one mental health disorder is still falling through the cracks when it comes to diagnosing children. […]
Instead Of Buying Your Kids A Bunch Of Toys – Teach Them To Value Experiences

Instead Of Buying Your Kids A Bunch Of Toys – Teach Them To Value Experiences

Parents want the best for their little ones and many often will do everything to give their children the world. And many well-meaning parents equate love with buying their children a bunch of stuff. But there is a different way you can show your children love and teach them a […]
A Drowning Alert Every Parent Should Take Heed 

A Drowning Alert Every Parent Should Take Heed 

Summertime fun by the pool includes allowing your little ones to splash and play in the water – but with that comes a great risk. Experts report more than 800 children drown each year – and many of these deaths could have been avoided.  So one mom who has worked […]
Teach Your Kids An Invaluable Lesson With This One Easy Hack

Teach Your Kids An Invaluable Lesson With This One Easy Hack

Trying to direct our children to the right path is a tiresome task with little immediate rewards.  We tell our children a hundred times to clean up after themselves or to stop hitting their brother, but kids can be stubborn. Through the thick of it, we think to ourselves, “there […]
A Simple Idea May Become A Trusted Treatment For Traumatized Kids

A Simple Idea May Become A Trusted Treatment For Traumatized Kids

We all know that physical and mental health go hand-in-hand. And for those who exercise on a regular basis, you’ve probably noticed that it often improves your mood and outlook. Now one study is finding a major connection that may benefit kids and teens who are going through trauma. A […]