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Healthy Eating: How to Teach Teens Healthy Eating Habits

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Teaching kids to make healthy eating choices can be tough; just try enticing your teen with a carrot stick or broccoli florets. YUCK and NO WAY! Healthy snacks are not cool. They would rather grab fast food out. So how can we encourage our teens to eat healthy? How to…

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Talking to Your Kids About Addiction

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Addiction can rip apart even the strongest of families. An older brother or sister that younger siblings look up to can quickly become someone they no longer recognize. The addict may become untrustworthy, leaving the younger children confused and disappointed. The addict's behavior may cause turmoil in the family, and…

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Happy Couple: Exposing Your Children to a Healthy Relationship

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Making time for your spouse after dishes, carpools, dinner, more dishes, and laundry. By the time the tasks of the day are finished, there’s barely any time left to put up your feet and catch up on the Real Housewives of Orange County. Many busy moms crave those precious moments…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Emotional Health

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Today, every child needs to be prepared for the time when they’ll accidentally be exposed to pornography, which can cause distress and isolation behaviors in children.   “Crash and tell” is a common method to teach.  But often, children are ashamed of telling or scared of what will happen, so…

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Adopting a Child – Learning to Bond and Celebrate

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Although Riley's adoption took a year and 1/2 to finalize, he was living with us after only a few months of knowing him. We had full custody and guardianship by May 12th, 2013 after learning his name on February 12th, 2013. Late at night, I would scour the internet for…

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How to Get Your Children to Clean Their Room

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Looking for tips on how to get your children to clean their room? You've come to the right place. With just a few simple steps, you will be able to see your kids' floor and walk into their rooms without stepping on LEGOS. 8 Tips on How to Get Your…

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