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9 Tips on Saying “No” to Your Child

It’s not easy to discipline a child. It can even be heartbreaking. As a parent, you want to see a bright smile on your child’s …

5 Reasons You Should Read to Your Child Every Night

By the time you’ve tucked your kids away in bed, you’re usually ready for well-earned rest! But before you plant that final kiss, there’s one …

How to Get Involved with Your Child’s School

  Getting involved in your child’s school activities is an excellent way to further develop a bond with your child. Getting involved also helps your …

3 Ways to Use Pokemon Go to Connect with Your Kids

Pokemon Go is one of the most interesting games available. This app might be free, but it’s worth its weight in gold when it comes …

5 Family-Friendly Backyard Activities That Are Literally Cool

As a parent, you probably don’t want your kids to while away summer break glued to their iPads and smartphones. But on days when the …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

How to Tap Into Nature with Your Kids This Summer

  Summer is a long-waited-for event, but can also be a long dragged-out process at times. The lazy, hazy days of summer can sometimes turn …

5 Things Your Teen Should Do This Summer

  The teen years are filled with questions: What do I want to do with my life? Who will I be? How can I get …

Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

Fun Ways Moms Can Stay Active Over the Summer

If you are like most moms, you run around all school year long and look forward to the lazy, hazy, even lazier days of summer. …

Teen Communication: How to Talk to a Teenager

Parents often feel an insurmountable communications barrier is developing between themselves and their teens. There’s frequently an inclination to ignore it and put it down …

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 …

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 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, …

Moving Onwards: Your 12-Year-Old

You’ve supported your child for over a decade and he’s fast heading for his teenage years. What can you expect in the last year before …