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Is Your Child Ready For Kindergarten?

If your child’s preschool years are coming to an end, your thoughts are probably leaning towards putting your child in kindergarten. If you’re wondering what skills your child should possess before they enter into kindergarten, here are some helpful tips to make sure your child is ready. Does your chi ...
child seat safety

Child Car Seat Safety: One Little Thing, Can Make A Huge Difference

When it comes to buying a car seat, a parent’s number one concern is making sure their child is safe. That might be their number one concern, but many parents make the mistake when it comes to strapping their child into a car seat. According to the journal Academic Pediatrics, 75% of parents don’t hav ...
clingy kid

The Endless Case Of The Clingy Kid

The Endless Case Of The Clingy Kid   When children are worried or anxious, their natural reaction is to cling onto the closest person to them.  A clingy kid, usually younger, tend to get anxiety when they are separated from a parent for long lengths of time. If a child has a change in their envir ...
only child

Tips For Raising An Only Child

Tips For Raising An Only Child There are many benefits and challenges to raising an only child. Parents of only children are able to be involved more, as the focus remains on one child. Parents should find the right balance of what works for their child and what doesn’t, so they can raise their child ...
turkey baster

Does Turkey Baster Dad Have Rights?

Does Turkey Baster Dad Have Rights? It was a tough call for the Virginia courts to make. How does the law look at a turkey baster dad? It all happened because two friends, one a young woman who wanted a child, the other a male friend of hers, decided to use a turkey baster to help her become pregnant. ...
mini vacation

How To Make A Mini Vacation Memorable

How To Make A Mini Vacation Memorable Family vacations in the past have been considered a luxury, but now they’re seen as an essential. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to spend time with your family on a mini vacation, especially if you stay close to home. Create a special bond with your family by m ...
zayn malik

Life Without Zayn – Helping with Heartache

As the word spread through the internet, it was like watching a groundswelling of grief pour across the net. If you have a teen, you know exactly what I am referring to here. The news this week that Zayn Malik of One Direction is leaving the band left fans of both sexes shocked and heartbroken. Just a ...

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 ...

How Birth Order Affects Your Child’s Personality

Studies have shown that birth order affects our children’s personality. Every parent can agree that with each child, they are a different parent. With our first born, we are overly protective, watching every single move our new child would make. At night, I’m sure most parents are guilty of getting up ...

What To Do When Your Child is Being Picked On

One thing that every parent hates is when his or her child is being picked on. Our mother hen comes out and we want to rescue our child. We don’t’ want to see them hurt or upset. But, what is the right thing to do when this happens? How should we handle it when our child is being picked on? Evaluate t ...