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Hidden Sources Of Caffeine In Your Kids Diet

You may not realize that your kid’s diets have more caffeine in it.  So many food out there that you may not think about have some caffeine in them, and could be what is causing your child to be hyper.  Though many you will not be able to keep out of their diets, you can at least cut down on how much ...

Getting Our Kids to Drink More Water

Do you have a child who just will not drink water? I do too! And it drives me nuts. Finding creative ways to get your child to drink water is key. Here are some ways that have worked for us! Buy Flavored Water– there are tons of great options out there when it comes to flavored water. Some are c ...

Easing Your Child Into Talking

It’s an amazing time when you child start to talk.  No more do you have to wonder what hurts when they are crying, they will be able to tell you.  If they want something they will be able to tell you.  Every parent loves the advancements that can be seen, and when you child can talk your universe take ...

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 ...

The Dilemma of The Working Woman

One of the toughest things to do is to be a single mom.  Because not only do you have the role of being a mom at home, but you have to often rush out the door to a job that you have to pay the bills.  Juggling the roles of being a mom and a working mom is not easy, but here are tips that will help you ...

Raising Children Who Are Half-Siblings

It’s hard enough being a parent with more than one kid and having to deal with arguments that come up.  But it’s even worse if there are half-siblings involved in the picture.  You will have two kids who are now via for your attention and one of them no matter what will always feel like they just don’ ...

Raising A Child With A Disability

It’s not easy when you are trying to raise a child with a disability.  At times it can seem overwhelming, but they are still a joy and the love of your life, so you try to do what is best to help them out.  You may find ways to avoid pressures and stresses in dealing with the disability, and another i ...

Two Working Parents – The Juggling Act

It may be a bit tougher, but it is possible to raise a kid when both parents are working.  Though you may want to be at home to help your child out, the truth of the matter is that many families have to have both parents working in order to pay all the bills and have any money left over.  So how do yo ...

Appropriate Times And Methods For Positive Reinforcement

Parents who practice positive reinforcement may have kids who are better adjusted.  But there are appropriate times and methods to praise kids for positive reinforcement.  Plus many reasons why you want to use these methods to make sure your kids know they are doing well.  Of course this doesn’t mean ...