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Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

  There’s nothing like being together with your family and watching a movie on a Friday night. Check out these family movies that I’ve rounded up. Grab the popcorn and the kids and choose something suitable for all, from the movies below. The films do range in maturity levels, so you’ll be sure t ...
positive

Implementing Positive Reinforcement In Your Parenting

Implementing Positive Reinforcement In Your Parenting Hang out anywhere where children are congregated, and if there’s a decent number of parents around you can nearly count the seconds between the times you’ll hear the phrase ring out: “Good Job!” Most parents seem to spontaneously develop this verba ...
puberty

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 ...
parenting network

The Parenting Network Continues to Make a Difference

Being just about a week away from April, The Parenting Network is eager to start its National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since 1977, the goal each year is to encourage and strengthen families in order to prevent child abuse. The nonprofit organization also helps families when it comes to clothing, ...
Electives

Electives That Will Help Your Kids In The Long Run

So Many Electives, So Little Time Whether your gearing up for middle school, high school, or just trying to figure out some extracurricular activities for your kids, sometimes it can be difficult to choose what electives are best for your child. How do you determine what to choose? Do you allow them t ...

Immune System In Kids: Too Clean Can Be Harmful

Too Clean Might Be Too Much For Your Kids’ Immune System I was on the downtown train during one Manhattan winter when a concerned gentleman turned to me and said: “Excuse me ma’am, your daughter is licking the subway pole.” “Yes,” I replied without looking up, “that’s what we do instead of ...

Is Organic Food The Best Option For Kids’ Health?

Is organic food really the only way to go to give our kids the best tasting and healthiest food? While it may be true that organic food will give you a way to keep questionable pesticides away from your kid’s food, it can be expensive. For many parents, making a choice between organic food and c ...

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 ...

Reasons Your Child Is Acting Out…What Can You Do?

As parents, we all have a time in life when are child goes through a phase of being defiant, rebellious and acting out. This alone, can push our patience to the absolute max. We are often baffled to see our little one, who normally is, bright-eyed and cheery most of the time, to lashing out verbally o ...

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 ...