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Have you Talked to Your Child about Alcohol?

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With all of the fun and somewhat “cool” appearance, should parents really be surprised if their children are interested in trying alcohol? How does a young child differentiate between what is harmful and what is appropriate use of these substances? ... Read full article

Raising an Expressive Child

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Does your child throw temper tantrums when things don’t go his way? Does he hit siblings when he is mad? Does he throw toys across the room when he is frustrated?... Read full article

Kiddie Swimming Lessons: Getting Past Your Child's Fears and What to Look for in Swim Lessons

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So, you’re considering signing up your child for his first swimming lessons. Learning to swim not only provides kids the opportunity to enjoy lots of water-filled fun, but it’s essential to their safety. It also helps kids build strength and enduranc... Read full article

Long Term Effects of Parental Favoritism

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Siblings often joke about being Mom’s favorite. But a new study in the Journal of Marriage and Family shows that parents playing favorites is no joking matter. Seventy percent of mothers who participated in the survey admitted to having a favorite ch... Read full article

Calming Your Child's Night Fears

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Since both you and your child need sleep, the goal is to help your child sleep through the night in his own bed without needing you.... Read full article



Brainstorming Boredom Busters While Stuck at Home

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I love a good challenge, but at least four weeks (eight weeks?) at home with my girls, ages 8 and almost-4, may be my biggest mama challenge to date. I am committed to doing our part for public health and staying home as much as we possibly can. I am... Read full article

Renew Your Mind and Let Your Light Shine

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As I sit staring out the window, a golden orange sunset blazes behind indigo clouds. Just like the glow behind the dark clouds, there is light that makes even the darkest areas of our lives shine. ... Read full article

Money Matters: Avoiding Entitlement and Encouraging Responsibility

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Teach your children the difference between wants and needs. It will leave a life-long impression and encourage responsibility in their adult life.... Read full article

The Difficult Choice

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In today’s fast-paced world, the complexities of day-to-day living present many challenges for families. Families are often required to make decisions that impact their present and future. It is in this environment, of necessity, convenience, and des... Read full article

Tales from Triplet Parents

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When the doctor says there’s not one but three babies, life gets exciting pretty quickly! As a triplet mom myself, I realize what a unique experience this truly is. Local triplet moms join me in sharing our unique triplet tales. ... Read full article

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