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kids and books

Kids and Books – A Summer Tradition

Don’t leave kids and books out of your plans this summer. With school over your kids are probably looking at a long hot summer of fun. They are planning on heading out to the neighborhood pool, afternoons just hanging with friends and plenty of sports. A big part of summer is also the leisure to ...
Never Stop Worrying About As A Parent

3 Things You’ll Never Stop Worrying About As A Parent

3 Things You’ll Never Stop Worrying About As A Parent   From the day you find out you’re going to be a parent, until the day you die, there will always be a part of you that will worry about your kids. Things to worry about as a parent tend to stack up and seem overwhelming.  It’s lik ...
co-sleeping

Co-Sleeping… Yes or No?

Co-Sleeping… Yes or No? Co-sleeping is the practice of bed-sharing between a parent and their child. Parents who support this believe that children belong next to them. There are risks associated with both co-sleeping and creating a solitary sleeping environment.   Solitary sleeping, otherw ...
healthy attachment

Creating A Healthy Attachment With Your Child

Creating A Healthy Attachment With Your Child As a society, we raise our children with the expectation of becoming self-reliant, in hopes they will make close, loving a healthy attachment with those around them. Instead, these are the same children who are taught very early in life, not to disclose th ...
dads and childcare

Dads and Childcare, The Sad Reality

Dads and Childcare, The Sad Reality Despite the arrival of women’s liberation and the education of the general population about gender roles, it appears that women and not men are still doing the majority of the childcare around the home. In fact, if we are to believe the latest poll by well res ...
second pregnancy

The Differences With Your Second Pregnancy

The Differences With Your Second Pregnancy All pregnancies are special, but there’s nothing like the first experience. You may feel that your second pregnancy won’t be given the red carpet treatment like your first, but that’s okay. It’s important to understand that every pregnancy is unique, and with ...
daycare kids

Daycare Kids – The Truth

Daycare Kids – The Truth For many of us while we may have grown up with stay at home moms the reality for our kids is very different. Whether work is something you look forward to or simply need to do to pay the bills, once the thrill of pushing a small bundle of joy out of a very small opening has wo ...
Family Gardening

Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs

Family Gardening Tips For Growing Green Thumbs Some of us were lucky enough to have grown up where family gardening was a given. Around our house the yard and back deck was filled with flowers, veggies and herbs of every description. Best of all, each kid in our big household had a daily chore connect ...
the cop and the graduating teen

The Cop And The Graduating Teen – A Story Of Sadness And Hope

The Cop And The Graduating Teen – A Story Of Sadness And Hope High school graduation should have been a day of celebration for young Kazzie Portie. But instead he looked forward to it with immense sorrow after having lost both his parents in an auto accident just a week before. The youngest of five ki ...
The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur – Is It Flintstones Revisited?

The Good Dinosaur – Is It Flintstones Revisited? For years parents have looked forward to new releases by Pixar because you could be sure they were funny, fun and great for the whole family to head out and enjoy. But lately that hasn’t been quite so true and the trailer for the latest summer rel ...