Category Archives: Kids

Info and advice for parents of school-aged children.

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Help!! How To Survive Your Child’s Puberty Phase

Puberty is something we all go through at different times of our life. It’s the natural process of growth that everyone undergoes when they come into their teen years. This is a stage of life where a child goes through a series of changes within the body (physical, emotional and hormonal), and in the ...

Brain Boosting Foods For Kids

Brain Boosting Foods For Kids The first 36 months of your child’s life is very important because of their brain development. Your little tot’s brain is growing and growing and they are soaking up everything around them. Each day, they try and figure out how to make the proper decisions by using differ ...

Free Range Parenting vs. Helicopter Parenting: Is There A Right Answer?

Helicopter Parenting vs. Free Range Parenting? Has parenting become so obsessive that we now trust no one, least of all the parents of the children, to raise their kids? All you need to do to answer that one is look at a recent case where a Maryland couple were charged with “unsubstantiated chil ...

Liar Liar: Dealing With A Lying Child

At some point, all children will lie. The first time it occurs, you don’t have to be alarmed. However, when a child learns they can prevent getting into trouble through fibs, you need to watch out. Lying can become a bad habit. Address the issue head on and let your child know honesty is better ...

3 Mobile Apps Your Child Should Avoid

Every day more and more mobile applications (apps) are being created. Unfortunately, very few apps have an age verification process. Therefore, it is important to watch what apps your child is downloading. Help prevent your child from becoming a victim by avoiding these three mobile apps. Whisper is a ...

3 Ways to Help Improve Your Child’s Conflict Resolution Skills

It is important to teach your children how to resolve their differences and how to manage their emotions. How they are taught to handle things during early childhood is usually consistent with how they handle things later on in life. Make sure your child is allowed to express themselves emotionally an ...

7 Priceless Lessons To Teach Your Child Before They’re 7

Parents have a special place in their child’s eyes. They can be superheroes, and just like a superhero, a parent has the job to given their children confidence and to help them to face the world. After all you are the one to give your child the skills and knowledge they need to further themselve ...

Wish I Had Known: 4 Unique Ways to Encourage Reading & Writing Skills

Every parent wants their child to succeed in life. Make education fun and you will encourage a positive outlook on learning. Your child doesn’t have to be an expert before walking through the doors on the first day of school, they will have the entire year to practice and hone their skills. Howe ...

Dealing and Coping with Sibling Rivalry

Having two or more kids is tough for many parents.  You will automatically have sibling rivalry.  Even if you have a boy and a girl, there may be some sort of rivalry where the children will try and get their parents attention.  Parents need to make sure they don’t make one sibling feel like they are ...

6 Lessons You Can Learn from Your Child

Just because we are the adults, we tend to think we know more than our children. However, looking at children, you can see how content they are with their lives. Growing up, we take on responsibilities and face a variety of different challenges. Ultimately, we end up changing how we look at life. Howe ...