Category Archives: Kids

Info and advice for parents of school-aged children.

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Disney Film “Inside Out” Review

Everyone’s talking about Disney Pixar’s newest animated movie,“Inside Out.” This isn’t your average princess or robot movie, but it remains remarkably true of what scientists have found out regarding the mind, emotion and memory. This movie travels to one of the most mysterious places on earth: journe ...
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3 Sneaky Responses For Your Strong-Willed Child

The strong- willed child undoubtedly has a gift. These children are often misunderstood and born into this world with an incredible spirit. These children typically have high intelligence and a strong sense of who they are at a young age. These children are often difficult to gain control over, due to ...
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Whining Is The Worst – Make It Stop

We’ve all been at that breaking point when our kid who just wants what they want (whatever that is) begins to whine. That familiar and dreaded wail can have us simultaneously rolling our eyes and reaching for the nearest brown paper bag to breathe our ensuing panic attacks into. We know how to m ...
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5 Emergency Signs You Should Never Ignore

When our kids are sick or injured, our natural reaction is to get help as fast as we can (usually by running straight to the emergency room). While the ER might be our best option (and sometimes gives us a sense of peace right away!), sometimes, taking that expensive trip might not be necessary. Unles ...
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How To Tame Those Tantrums

How To Tame Those Tantrums Toddlers go through many stages in life. The tantrum stage in child development requires a ton of patience. Children who throw tantrums typically are between the ages of 18 to 24 months, due to the brain still developing. A child’s motor skills during this time, develops fas ...
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Getting Kids Involved In Charity

Getting Kids Involved In Charity Learning the importance of volunteering at a young age can instill lifelong impressions in the heart. Getting kids involved in charity can be enriching and valuable to their development.  Here are some different organizations to get involved within the community, and t ...
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Gardening Projects To Do With Your Kids

Gardening Projects To Do With Your Kids Involving your children in fun gardening projects gives them the opportunity to be outside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Gardening Projects: Wind Chimes Grab string, twigs, bamboo, abandoned shells, or any other items found in nature that will make a b ...
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Toddler Shoes For Fast Growers

Toddler Shoes For Fast Growers Once your little one starts to walk, it’s extremely important to have her fitted and in the best shoes or no shoes. It’s fine for your little one to be barefoot when she’s home, but when your out and about she’ll need shoes. Make sure you get a shoe that functions and is ...

Raymond Howell’s Suicide Prompts Anti-Bullying Stance

Raymond Howell’s Suicide Prompts Anti-Bullying Stance They came to make a statement. Friends and family of a teen in Texas , Raymond Howell, who took his life after being bullied say enough is enough. They held a rally against bullying, which took place outside of McKinny Boyd High School in McK ...
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You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits

You And Your Growing Teenager’s Sleeping Habits Getting sleep is crucial, and sometimes it can almost be impossible for some teenagers to get an adequate amount of sleep. It’s crazy to think that teenagers need more than nine hours of sleep. If your teenager has irregular sleeping patterns throughout ...