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Kids’ Bikes: How to Keep Safe While Riding Bikes

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Bike rides are a great activity for the family and a great form of exercise. Be sure to keep your kids safe while riding by taking these necessary precautions.

How to Keep Safe While Riding Bikes

Wear Helmets…

Make sure your kids have a helmet that fits snug around

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Encouraging Active Play: 10 Ways to Get Your Child Moving

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Active play is defined as any type of physical activity that children do which involves moderate to high bursts of energy, thereby raising their heart rate. Research shows that encouraging active play in children helps boost mental development and resistance to infections, among other benefits. Below are 10 ways of

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Tantrum-Free Outings – How to Finish the Day Fight Free

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We’ve all been that parent, carrying a crying toddler through the mall, hoping to make it to the car before throwing out our back. With less than 18 months between three of our children, my husband and I developed a system for getting all of our kids out of a…

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Work-at-Home Moms: 4 Ways to Earn Extra Income

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As a work-at-home mom, do you find it difficult to take care of your kids while working…? Playing, fixing meals, feeding, bathing, and taking care of children can be a full-time job in and of itself. It’s hard to find much time to do anything else let alone find

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Raising Responsible Children

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It is my hope that I will raise responsible children who can think for themselves and are prepared to be independent when they go out into the world on their own. I believe it is vital for me to instill a sense of responsibility… in my children while they are

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Four Stages of Play

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Developing play skills is an essential part of childhood. Through play, typically-developing children acquire the skills necessary to communicate with others, express and understand emotions, physically manipulate a variety of items of all sizes, build strength and endurance, and gain the cognitive skills to understand their world. What are the…

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Road Trips: Plan a Mother-Daughter Road Trip with Your Teen

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Hit the Road Jack … er, I mean, Jane! How to Plan a Successful Mother/Daughter Road Trip
Most parents are aware that parent-child conflicts can be aplenty, especially during the teenage years. But there’s also something special about the bond between a mother and daughter.

That irreplaceable bond that

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9 Easy Guidelines to Keep Kids Safe Online

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Keeping our kids safe is one of the many responsibilities as a parent.  We lather on sunscreen, strap on a helmet, and tighten those seat belts.  We also teach them to be leery of  strangers and try to explain what “good touch, bad touch” is.  As parents, we try to…

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Parenting: Raising A Gentleman

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We are heading into the store and I see acts of kindness all around. I see a gentleman holding a car door open for a lady, another gentleman holding the store door open to let the someone else enter first, and a gentleman picking up a package an elderly woman…

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Emotion Coaching: A New Way to Guide Very Young Children

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Parenting is one of the hardest jobs we’ll ever have. More than anything we want to help our kids grow into healthy…, happy adults. Yet when they don’t behave the way we want them to, it’s all too easy to resort to tactics we’re not proud of. Yelling. Threatening.

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