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Willow Smith Steps Up And Speaks Out

After posting an Instagram photo, 14 year old Willow Smith has caused yet another controversial online debate. The photo in question features the songwriter wearing a classic Jean Paul Gaultier turtleneck featuring the naked female form, leaving many parents outraged. Willow finally spoke out on the c ...
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A Surprising Emergency You Don’t Have To Go To The ER For

My two year old was just standing in the living room one day, fell with a sharp thud, then stood up quietly. Her head was split open to the bone. To this day I have no idea how it happened. In case this ever happens to your child, let me share a little-known secret my husband actually discovered that ...

Parenting Tips: 3 Mistakes I Learned The Hard Way While Raising Kids

Everyone makes mistakes as we’re human after all. Unfortunately, as parents we tend to become overzealous when trying to teach our children independence. I know from my own experience that we as parents can push too hard or try methods that can actually hinder progress. Think about your approach ...

Avoiding House Guests After A Recent Birth

Once you give birth to your baby, it seems like everyone wants to stop by. Unfortunately, not everyone is a big help with newborns. As a new parent, guests can either be helpful or stressful. Despite whether or not they would like a little space, new parents tend to give in to family and friends visit ...
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Celebrating Hanukkah with the Family

Hanukkah is a special Jewish tradition and celebration of the fact that faith will triumph.  Children might struggle with understanding what exactly the holiday means, but that does not mean that one can not take the time to try and teach them something throughout the season.  Children of all ages can ...

What To Bring As A Guest To A Baby Shower

A baby shower is an exciting time for the mother to be, and what you bring as a guest to a baby shower could be something that she will enjoy a lot.  Most baby shower goers, don’t always put a lot of thought into a gift.  Buying the natural things that you know the mother to be will be using a lot of ...

Chickenpox And What To Expect

Chickenpox looks worse than it may actually be, especially when your child is suffering from it.  You will have a child who will want to itch and scratch at the sores that are on their body, and it will be hard no matter how much they try to not at least itch a bit.  What all can you expect when your ...

Discipline Mistakes We Make As Parents

All parents will make mistakes at times when they are dealing with their kids.  In fact many parents make some discipline mistakes along the way.  But the real sign is when you learn from those mistakes and don’t make them time and time again.  To help you out here are some of the common ones that man ...

Three Ways to Make Time for Date Nights

When a couple is first married, they have lots of time for themselves. Date nights are a normal occurrence, and aren’t’ really considered something to “plan”. However, once children are added to the mix, date nights become a rare affair for most couples. Couples may not have the funds to pay a sitter, ...

Parenting Tips for the ADHD Child

A child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can oftentimes be labeled “difficult” or “hard to deal with”. Labels like this are not good for a child or a parent. So, it is important to know why an ADHD child acts the way that they do, and how to handle their behavior appropriately.  Here is s ...