Category Archives: Kids

Info and advice for parents of school-aged children.

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Is Your Child Too Old To Nap?

New studies have shown children after the age of two no longer need a nap. If you’re a parent to a toddler who is two, you understand they would suffer without their afternoon nap, and so would you. Toddlers need their nap because this is the time when they recharge and reboot, it’s also a time when t ...
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Mini Meals Your Kids Will Love

If you have a picky child on your hands, mini meals are a perfect meal to make for them. Not only are these little meals fun to make, they’re also packed with delicious ingredients making them a perfect meal for everyone in your family. Here are five mini-meals you can make any day this week. Mini Cal ...
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Pros & Cons of Raising Kids

When it comes to raising kids, not everyone is cut out to be a parent. How many times have you watched a parent do something so completely out of character for any parent that you wondered why they even had kids? While it is true that every parent has a day from time to time that is not their best, on ...
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Screentime Issues And Our Kids

A child’s brain is way more sensitive to electronics than parents may realize. In fact, in doesn’t take too much of electronic stimulation to throw a still-developing brain out of whack. As parents, we think a little TV for our kids may be a good way to de-stress and relax. The hyper-arousal interacti ...
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Communicating With Kids By The Numbers

As parents we love them. But as adults who are responsible for them, sometimes communicating with kids is harder then herding cats in a rainstorm. You know the end goal, and sometimes it is closely within sight, but getting them there requires forethought and sometimes a bit of trickery. But since we ...
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Getting Kids to Listen

Most children start non-complying around the age of two, and typically end up going through a tough stage. This happens because your little one wants to explore the world around them, finding themselves and their self-image. When your child doesn’t comply this is their way of telling you that they are ...
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Favorite Read Aloud Storybooks for Kindergarten

For many kids the best time in kindergarten is when the teacher pulls out their favorite real aloud storybooks for story time. I am sure we can all picture it, kids sitting on the floor in a circle while one of the teachers reads a favorite book aloud. Of course, when it comes to parents at home, read ...
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Your Children and Nightmares

There’s not much worse than hearing the heart-wrenching screams coming from your child’s mouth in the middle of the night. There are many things you can do to help your child eliminate from waking up at nighttime. Why Does My Child Have Nightmares? Toddler aged children have a hard time in general wit ...
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The Things Parents Can Do To Help Kids With Homework

Set up a spot for homework It’s important to create a spot that’s conducive for learning, but also a spot that is comfortable. It may help if your child has a nice chair that can be pulled into a desk because having good posture is a good thing when doing homework. Make sure the spot is accessible to ...
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Why Art and Creativity Are Important For Your Growing Child

If you’re a parent to a preschooler, you probably understand that nothing they draw is planned. That is until you ask them what they’re drawing, they probably haven’t put much thought of it. Your little kid is a master of the moment, they love to do and create in the exact moment their in. The best th ...