December 2013

Learning To Tell Time

O’clock, a quarter of, half past – what does it all that mean? As kids go, I must have been one of the hardest to teach how to tell time. My fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Grace Whisnant, helped us kids make a pretend clock with a paper plate, a paper fastener and construction-paper big and […]

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Foods That Can Strengthen Your Family’s Teeth Enamel

Proper oral hygiene is important in caring your family’s dental health. However, the foods you serve to your family also play an important role in keeping their teeth healthy. It is a good practice that you limit your children’s sugary food intake. And for optimum oral health, you can also add these foods that can […]

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Use of Buzzy: Taking The Sting Out Of Shots [Infographic]

Source: Parents Like Us

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Parent Leadership and What That Means to Me

This week I was cleaning out some old documents and came across a letter I had written many years ago when asked what being a Parents Anonymous Group Parent Leader meant to me. Here is the reply in response to the question: What does parent leadership mean to me? When this question was recently posed […]

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Teach Your Children The Way You Teach Your Dogs

When you get a puppy you teach them to be housebroken, to sit, stay, down and heel— kids need training too. Hilda, an 86-year-old member in my Parents Anonymous group, had reared several children into successful adulthood and sought help concerning her teenage granddaughter. Hilda had two beautiful golden retrievers and often remarked how bringing […]

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The Tech Twist on Christmas Games For All The Family

With Christmas less than a week away and the season of the family all coming together, is there a place for video games at such occasions? We often see Nintendo adverts highlighting children and grandparents all playing together and the Nintendo Wii was the perfect console for having fun and playing together. Now that the […]

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