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Dad’s Corner

6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Daycare Center

Leaving your child on their first morning of daycare is a momentous occasion, but the natural worry all parents will feel can be eased by …

How What You Say and How You Say It May Affect Your Child’s Temperament

The results of a recent experimental study published in the March 2016 issue of Developmental Psychology found that not only what we say but how …

6 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Many families avoid air travel with their children until they are old enough to behave. However, some families do not want to postpone their get away until …

Summer Sun Safety for Kids

With all the information out there telling us how bad the sun is, it is a wonder anyone goes outside these days. But staying indoors …

Moving Onwards: Your 16 to 18-Year-Old

The moment has arrived – your child is a child no longer. Or has it? You might think the child you’ve nurtured from their first …

Moving Onwards: Your 13 to 15-Year-Old

Your child is now officially a teenager, and it can be a challenging time for both of you. They’ve come so far since those first …

5 Hiker Survival Skills You Can Teach Your Child in a Weekend

With the theatrical release of Reese Witherspoon’s Wild in 2014 and this year’s A Walk in the Woods starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, there …

When to Give Your Child a Phone

While phones used to be a luxury of the rich or the province of the parents, it has since become common for children to have …

5 Ways to Get Your Teen to Stop Drinking Energy Drinks

Are you concerned that your teenage son or daughter is drinking too many energy drinks? Between 30% and 50% of young adults say that they …

5 Reasons Why Your Toddler Won’t Pipe Down

When your preschooler learns to talk, you’ll be able to enjoy a proper conversation with him. But he may expect that conversation to carry on …

4 Remedies to Common Childhood Mishaps

Childhood is messy, sticky, and gooey, but we wouldn’t want it any other way. The time you have with your kids is short, and crying …

6 Ways to Teach Kids the Value of Money

Money is an essential part of life, and it’s never too early to teach your children its value and the importance of saving, so they …

10 Quick and Easy Toddler Snacks

Fruits and vegetables are ideal snacks for little ones. They’re packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and also contain useful amounts of minerals and trace elements. …

4 Smart Organization Tips for Your Child’s Toys

If you have kids, you have probably tripped over a skateboard or stepped on a block a time of two. When those household incidents happen, …

Why You Need a Family Emergency Plan

You may wonder why family disaster preparedness is important, especially if you don’t live in a hurricane- or tornado-prone area. While there are many reasons, …

Why You Should Get Involved in Your Child’s Activities, Hobbies, and School

It’s probably no secret that children who have involved parents are more happy, healthy, and well-adjusted and excel at their educational and extracurricular pursuits. It …