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Uncover Your Child’s Strengths To Release Their Potential

  This year has brought a unique set of circumstances that have taken our attention, time, and energy. With the beginning of a new school year, we as parents have an opportunity to be intentional in our actions with our children. Learn to use your child’s strong character traits and […]
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This Parenting Pitfall Can Have a Lifelong Social Impact

  There are two things virtually every parent can agree on – it’s incredibly rewarding to be a parent, and it’s incredibly hard to know what to do all the time. We’re raised a certain way ourselves, are influenced by our own environments, friends and family, and sometimes just “wing […]
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Incredible: Two Parents Both In A Wheelchair Shatter Stereotypes In How To Raise A Child

  Raising a baby can be tough – especially when one of the parents has a disability. But for this new family of three – BOTH mom and dad spend most of their time in a wheelchair, and while they’ve had to adapt they are thriving at raising their little […]
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Should Men’s Restrooms Have Changing Tables? This Dad Thinks So

  It’s a stereotype to believe only a mother is interested (or responsible) in caring for her baby. Sure, there are some things a dad can’t automatically do – like breastfeed his baby (until a breast pump can be used to bottle feed) – but dads are often eager to […]
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Mom Break: Study Shows the Benefits of One-on-One Time with Dad

  In recent decades as traditional values have eroded, so has the traditional family unit comprised of a mother, father, and children. But countless studies have proven the importance of both parental roles in the mental well-being of their children. Much of this research has now been poured over by […]
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This Inherited Trait is Hard on Parent and Child – Here’s How We Can Help

  There has been a noticeable cultural shift in recent decades that seems to equate dedication to detail and non-stop work as positive character traits. Americans, especially, push themselves to work harder and longer than any other culture, often to the detriment of the family. But one trait that is […]
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Waking Up Early Used To Be Terrible–Until You Did This

  I have heard it said, “I am a morning person.” Waking up before the sun rises, bright and chipper; ready to start the day. That person is not me. However, I have found certain benefits to rising with the roosters that have given me cause to leave the warm […]
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Groundbreaking Research Finds Another Lifetime Benefit for Nursing Moms

  We all know that breastfeeding has proven health benefits for both mom and baby, and many of them last for life. Depending on the length of time spent nursing and the number of children breastfed, women are given many protections against cancer, heart disease, and osteoporosis. And now, researchers […]
How To Help Your Little Ones Stay Focused

How To Help Your Little Ones Stay Focused

  Many children struggle with the ability to remain focused on a given task – leaving parents frustrated and unsure what to do. In fact, when a child is told to “do their homework” with no other guidelines – many moms become discouraged when they check on their child and […]
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Yes – Children Can Be Scared To Grow Up And Here’s How To Help Them

  Some children become excited at the idea of growing older and getting to do things little kids can’t do… … but then other children fearfully hold on to their mother’s leg sobbing at even the thought of their next birthday. The truth is, growing up can be scary for […]