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March 06, 2020
Encourage Your Children to Try New Endeavors
Are you a parent who encourages your child to try new things such as learning how to play the piano, the guitar, Taekwondo, hockey, speed skating, swimming, typing, etc.? Do your kids choose what they want to try or do you?...
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September 09, 2019
Embrace the Gap in Support for New Fathers Seven Strategies to Offer Comfort, Encouragement and Guidance
I have been hearing the voices of new fathers since I became a mother myself, however, I wasn't always listening...
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August 23, 2019
Finding Bridges With Your Teen
...I've been reminded that teens want to feel independent- in both their personal beliefs about the world as well as through their actions. The tricky part is that we still need to be there to help guide them. Here have been a few actions that are proving to keep my teenagers and me connected- win/wins for us all...
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July 21, 2019
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
...We can all flourish by getting out of our comfort zones, though it can be a delicate balance to give kids opportunities to push themselves in ways that are age-appropriate...
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June 28, 2019
How to Talk with Your Teen About Vaping and Juul Without Causing Them to Hate You
It's always a fine line-do I bring it up? Is this the hill to die on? When it comes to Juul use among teens, it's love at first puff. It fits in the palm of your hand-easily hidden from teachers and parents...
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April 11, 2019
3 Pitfalls To Avoid When Apologizing To Your Child
We know it's not easy to parent teens today. From opioid addiction and school violence to the increase of mental health issues among teens, sexual education is just one of many issues you will help your son or daughter navigate during their teen years...
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March 27, 2019
3 Reasons NOT to Give Teens 'The Talk'
We know it's not easy to parent teens today. From opioid addiction and school violence to the increase of mental health issues among teens, sexual education is just one of many issues you will help your son or daughter navigate during their teen years...
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January 11, 2019
Tips for Easier Traveling with Kids
Family vacations can be a daunting proposition but rewarding nonetheless. Proper preparation helps ease the journey for kids and parents alike and the tips below will help ensure that your next trip is the best one yet...
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October 28, 2018
Mother and Son Bond: Advice to 'Gift' Him Before He Ties the Knot
...Research suggests that when boys have a strong emotional bond with their mothers they are better in school, relationships and the workplace. They also have lower rates of anxiety and depression. So, is the bond still strong after he gets married?...
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October 18, 2018
5 Common Myths About Baby's Sleep
I can clearly remember, like most mothers I'm sure, the very moment I gave birth to my first child. I was absolutely buried in feelings of love and gratitude. And then, about ten to fifteen seconds later, I was equally buried in advice, suggestions, and information. This was all thrown at me with the best intentions, but it was overwhelming nonetheless...
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