Kids & Parenting

Kids & Parenting

We're showing you ways to bond with your children you may not have thought about before.

back to school nerves

Getting Rid Of Back To School Nerves

Stressed about returning to school? Students, from preschool to university age commonly dread leaving the relaxation of summer behind for the beginning of another...
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10 Ways To Help Kids With Nightmares

Does your child wake everybody up at night screaming, drenched in sweat or crying to crawl into your bed after s/he has had a nightmare?...
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Talking To Your Child About Divorce

The more we try to avoid the perils of divorce, the more we are faced with it. Getting children involved makes it even more difficult to...

Make Family Journaling A Traditional Pastime

As a mom, one goal you probably have for your family is to participate in activities that are meaningful, fun and interesting for everyone....
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6 Ways To Teach Kids To Give Back

Though a lot of children under the age of five tend to be very egocentric, many of them grow up to become very loving,...
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The Best Way To Enforce A Curfew

It's the nature of all human beings to desire to attain different forms of independence. Thus, as a parent, there will come a time...
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Keeping Your Teen Safe Behind The Wheel

If you're a parent with a teen, you know all too well the feeling of worry that comes along with a driving teen. Perhaps...
kids self-esteem

Are We Pushing Our Kids Into A Self-Esteem Trap? 

For years, many parents have been making their children believe that they can do anything and become anyone they want in life. After all, Buddha...
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Are You Turning Into A Flaky Mom?

When you become a mom, you dream of being the best mom in the world... you know the kind that is best friends with...
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10 Questions Parents Need To Ask Their Child’s Summer Camp

If you desire to see your child become independent, then, signing them up for a summer camp would be more than a smart idea....

How To Cope When Your Child Wants To Live With The...

Being a mother is one of the toughest jobs we’ll ever have. There is joy, fun, anger, hurt and a myriad of other emotions...
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Handling Those Fights With Your Teenager

Those teenage years can be brutal on a parent. The fighting can be excessive and seems to never end. It wears on your mind to...
adult bedtime routine

The #1 Bedtime Mistake You’re Making

Don't consume alcohol or coffee before going to bed, don't watch TV in the bedroom, always switch off the lights, never bring your cellphone...

10 Fun And Easy Journal Prompts For Kids

I’ve kept a journal for a couple of decades and I’m trying to encourage my children to do the same. There are different kinds...
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Surviving A Road Trip With A Toddler

Let's be real: Road trips are absolutely no fun at all when there's a cranky toddler involved. The great news is that it usually...
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The Solution When You’re Out Of Baby Wipes

It happens at the worst of times... as you hold your baby still on the changing table with one hand, you reach into your...
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Teaching Your Kids About Road Safety

It's important to educate the kids on the importance of staying safe and adhering to the traffic rules at an early stage, whether they are planning...
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Extracurricular Activities For Kids

If your kids are anything like mine, they suck up any electronic-time they can get. I truly think they would spend days sitting in...
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Green Practices To Teach Your Kids

By now, as an adult, we hope you understand the importance of “going green." Throughout your life, you've seen the earth's resources wax and wane, change,...
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How To Start A Mommy And Me Journal

One of the ways to build and maintain a close relationship with your children is to create a Mommy & Me Journal. I’m a...

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