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There May Be A Surprising Replacement For School Detention

There May Be A Surprising Replacement For School Detention

Detention has come a long way from the Breakfast Club scene many of us think of, especially in regards to supervision. But one thing it still has in common is its general ineffectiveness, and aimless direction. So why do we keep resorting to futile treatments? Don’t our children deserve more […]
School Suspends Teen For Refusing To Wear LGBT Paraphernalia 

School Suspends Teen For Refusing To Wear LGBT Paraphernalia 

A school wanted to pay honor to war veterans and had the idea every student should wear a poppy in remembrance…  …except, instead of the traditional red and black poppy used to honor Canadian vets – school officials turned the classic poppy into a “rainbow poppy” – full of all […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here’s What Overwhelmed Mamas Need Most From Their Husbands 

Here’s What Overwhelmed Mamas Need Most From Their Husbands 

Moms are some of the most strong and resilient women in the world. From childbirth to child-raising – many men stand in awe at their wives wondering how they are able to be so strong, yet so gentle all at the same time. But there’s one thing moms everywhere want […]
Are You An Overwhelmed Mom?  One Little Word Could Make All The Difference

Are You An Overwhelmed Mom?  One Little Word Could Make All The Difference

If there’s a common bond between mothers – besides the unconditional love we have for our kids – it’s the unending stress and exhaustion. We all want the best for our children, and it’s not always easy to balance the needs of our families with all the other things we’re […]
8 Fun Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

8 Fun Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving is a unforgettable feast where parents forget they had just started a diet Monday, and opt for a “got to try a little of everything” approach. For kids the culinary experience can be very different, with all the big entrees their little palates haven’t yet adjusted too. But not […]
This Common Practice Can Create A Lifetime Of Problems For Our Kids

This Common Practice Can Create A Lifetime Of Problems For Our Kids

There have been a lot of changes in the way we parent over the last few decades. Some of the “tried and true” approaches of generations past have become outdated as more is learned about child development, health, and overall wellness. And there’s one example that may seem insignificant but […]
A Culture of Death Leaves These Women To Grieve Alone

A Culture of Death Leaves These Women To Grieve Alone

As we enter the month of November, we must remember all the stories of love and loss we heard during October’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Nearly every woman has been affected by the loss of a pregnancy or a child – whether it’s happened to them or someone […]