Kids & Parenting

Kids & Parenting

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

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Child Development: Children Learn What They Live

Environment has a significant impact on child development. Their behavior will be influenced by the things they are exposed to. If you expose your child...
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How To Handle Bullying

Bullying is a trend that has plagued us for generations in school and it seems that there really is no end in sight. We...
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5 Fun Bath Time Games That Your Little Ones Will Love

Dinner has been eaten, the kids are winding down to their favorite episode of Fanboy and Chumchum, and you know it's time, but you...

5 Things To Expect From Your Tween

We know there are many ups and downs to parenting and stages where we have to learn as we go. One of those times...
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Staying Calm When Your Child Gets Hurt

As a parent, it's one of the toughest things to do, and it comes to us about as naturally as a fish out of...

Do You Have Recalled Baby Products? How To Know And What...

Every year there are a number of baby products that have failed to meet the national standard safety measure to keep a baby safe....

What To Do When The Little Ones Interrupt Adult Time

I have this horrid fear of scarring my children by accidentally exposing them to *ahem* adult play time. I’m pretty diligent about making sure...

Talking To Your Kids About Divorce

I remember the day my parents told us my dad was moving out. I was the oldest of four kids at home and even...

Teens And Social Media – What You Need Them To Know

For better or worse, social media is going to have a major influence over how our teens communicate with friends and even teachers and...

5 Indoor Activity Ideas

When the weather is not as comfortable as you would like it to be for doing fun things outside, trying to find fun activities...
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The Best TV Shows For Your Little One

Media, especially television, has gotten a bad reputation for years. There has been plenty of research on all the negative affects of electronic media...
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Signs Your Child is Addicted To Technology

Children between the ages eight to eighteen use technology an average of seven and a half hours a day. It is recommended that children...

“Mommy, Why Are We Fighting All The Time?”

My 8-year-old and I have a love-yell-at-each-other relationship. She’s smart, funny and stubborn. We have already wandered into the “you’re ruining my life” territory,...
The Do's And Don'ts Of Dealing With Cyberbullying

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Dealing With Cyberbullying

Bullying occurs everywhere. Children are subject to bullying anywhere they interact with other children. Today, bullying has taken on a new form through social...
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Put Your Children In Tune With Nature This Earth Day

When I was a kid, my mom would send me out into the world in the wee hours of the morning and wouldn’t even...
Women in Literature Your Daughter Can Look Up To

Women In Literature Your Child Can Look Up To

Cinderella and Thumbelina had their day. Modern day children need women in literature they can emulate. When you chose stories for your child, do you want...
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Choosing The Right Entertainment For Your Kid’s Birthday Party

When I was a child, my birthday party would consist of an extra large pizza for my friends and I and a movie. Happy...

Kids and their Perception of Reality TV  

My kids like to play on my cell phone and I don’t mind, usually. They've somehow managed to learn the ropes of YouTube faster...

Tips For Leaving Your Kids Home Alone

One of the most difficult choices to make as a parent is deciding when to leave your child home alone for the first time,...
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What Your Children Need In Their Spring Wardrobe

You already know all the things you need in your wardrobe this spring. What about your children? Must they endure the travesty...

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