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The Manners Parents Should Be Teaching Their Children

As parents, our responsibility in life is to teach our children how to be polite around other people and to say “please” and “thank you.” Teaching children how to act and show respect towards others will give them the confidence needed on knowing what the right thing to do is. Always Make Eye Contact ...
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The Top Phrases You Shouldn’t Say To Your Children

Many parents find themselves saying these phrases daily, sometimes even hourly to their children. There’s a lot of phrases that are important to say to your children, and then there are the phrases that you shouldn’t tell your children. “I’m on a diet.” It’s common to diet years after delivering your ...
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Childhood Joy

It’s so easy to get caught in the daily energy of life. To move from one very needed activity like wiping a mouth or packing a lunch to the next without a thought. And then my youngest walks into the kitchen with a smile on her face, humming our favorite song. In that moment I try to recall that ...
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What the Heck is Red Nose Day and Why Should I Care?

What the Heck is Red Nose Day and Why Should I Care? Have you been noticing quite a few celebs sporting a big red clown nose lately on your various social media feeds? You might have been wondering why someone like Kim Kardashian is showing off her big red nose. All of these folks are part of a campai ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Your Questions Answered: Adopting A Child

Your Questions Answered: Adopting A Child The anticipation of adopting a child can be overwhelming. From getting fingerprinted to having your home inspected thoroughly. No matter what, adding a family member to your family can be a lifelong journey.   The Journey Ahead While the journey ahead of ...
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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. ...
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Guide To Children And Music

Guide To Children And Music   Whether your child is singing along to Sesame Street’s or Curious George’s Theme Song, children love music. We often hear them sing along to the popular hits on the radio and realize our children pick songs up faster than you would think. Could these songs affect a c ...
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Depression In Children: Spotting The Signs

Depression In Children: Spotting The Signs Children aren’t immune to having depression. Getting your depressed child help will forestall years of anguish and could even save your child’s life. There have been ongoing controversies regarding the question of safety and harm they could have on our childr ...