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Moving Onwards: Your 12-Year-Old

You’ve supported your child for over a decade, and your son or daughter is fast approaching their teenage years. What can you expect in 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 …

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 …

Raising Your Teen’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is a tricky beast for teenagers, especially with the roller-coaster of emotions roiling through them. Some days they might feel on top of the …

How to Help Your Child Be an Entrepreneur

All parents want to give their children every advantage possible to live a fulfilling and independent adult life. However, many children arrive to young adulthood …

Development Activities for 5-Year-Olds

Your son has started school and, though he’ll be learning about himself and the world around him in class, you still have a key role …

Moving Onwards – Your Four-Year-Old’s Development

Your child is four-years-old, and it’s likely you’ll be looking ahead to enrolling him in school soon. There is a nagging worry that can trouble …

Keeping Your Teen Safe: Parties

When it comes to raising teenagers, parents can go through a difficult time in worrying about where they are and what they are doing. The …

Play Date Out and About

For all the moms of small kiddos out there, you know that just finding ways to keep the little ones occupied can be an ongoing …

How to Teach Mindfulness Meditation to Children

Mindfulness meditation is practiced sitting with eyes closed, cross-legged on a cushion with your back straight.  Attention is put on the movement of the abdomen when …

Camping with Toddlers 101

Whether you’re an experienced camper or you’re looking for a new way to spend family time, camping with your toddler can be wonderful and exhausting. …

What to Do When Your Child with ADHD Is Being Bullied

Bullying can be defined as unsolicited, aggressive behavior involving an imbalance of power. It can be physical (punching, kicking, etc.), and can also take the …

4 Parenting Lessons from March Madness

Brackets, cash prizes, bragging rights, upset,s and watch parties – what more could a college basketball fan ask for? Sports fanatics anxiously await the arrival …

5 Tips to Help Students Write Better Papers

In this era of text messaging and Facebook, many kids don’t spend a lot of time honing their formal writing skills. This can be a …

Why You Should Give Your Teenager Food Independence

Adolescence is difficult. Older children and young adults are appropriately battling to find out who they are and where they fit in. They want to …

No Cost, Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Although you may not be able to afford a summer vacation this year, there are many low-cost, fun summer activities for the whole family. Here …