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5 Ways to Instill the Importance of Hard Work in Your Child

While a solid work ethic is proven to be one of the key factors for success in life, the struggle with instilling it in children today is a common concern voiced by parents, teachers, and professionals alike. First, the bad news:our kids’ work ethic is in a crisis,and we as parents have a lot to […]

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The Not-So-Lost Art of Communication

Watching a small child smoothly navigate through home screen icons and apps can be pretty impressive, but it’s also probably no surprise in today’s high-tech world that’s fueled by high-tech devices. It’s quite a difference, though, from the childhoods that we as parents experienced, but we can certainly appreciate the wide-open window technology provides to […]

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Take Sons & Daughters to Work Day

Each year, the fourth Thursday of April is recognized as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and more than 37 million Americans at over 3.5 million workplaces participate in this special event. To understand the significance of the day as it stands now, though, let’s first take a step or two back to […]

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Stress Busting in the Moment

Need a way to stop your blood from boiling and sending your blood pressure through the ceiling?  Read on to find out how to regain your calm. We’ve all been there.  Your child left his brand new coat at school – again.  The dog just ran across the carpet with muddy paws right before visitors […]

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8 Reasons for Low Energy

If you are dragging your anchor, getting lethargic after eating, or overall just feeling fatigued throughout the day, there may be a few simple reasons. Before you grab a coffee or sugary drink (which can actually have the opposite effect), let’s look at other reasons for energy lulls, and how to respond with healthy, natural […]

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Whole Family Biking

When adults become parents, they often look longingly at their bikes collecting dust and then pile everyone in the car.  But having kids doesn’t necessarily mean giving up biking until they are old enough to ride on their own.  Here are some great tips for getting your little ones on wheels and getting your exercise. […]

7 Strategies to Help You and Your Child Deal with Separation Anxiety

Sage advice from those who have been through it can help lessen the blow of letting go. It’s a terrible feeling, seeing your little ones’ faces crumple when you have to leave them with a caregiver, especially when they are small. No one ever likes to cause his or her child distress, period. For new […]

Raising a Tech-savvy Child: Finding a Balance in the Digital Era

In an age when selfies count a diagnosable condition and millennials don’t check voicemail, it’s easy for parents to become completely overwhelmed with the new normal. While there is a hint of pride that the little ones know how to swipe through a photo gallery when Grandma doesn’t, we are all aware that the immediacy and allure […]

Turn it Up! The Daily Dance Party in Living Room and 10 Tunes You Want Your Kids To Hear

Why don’t adults get their own swing sets? What happened to our trampolines and markers? Is it really that we lost interest in these things, or is it more that we “got serious” and let go of our childish activities? Case in point: when was the last time you went dancing? You don’t remember, do […]

Teaching Your Child How to Recognize and Act in an Emergency

We hope it never happens, but when it does, we want our kids to be prepared. Every so often in the news you will hear a story about a young hero who has the wherewithal to call 911 and save someone’s life. You might even have the thought, “I should show my kid how to […]

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