Parenting

Choosing Your Parenting Style Based on Your Child

You care so much about your bundle of joy and you want the best for them. You want to give them the best life and the most opportunities. That starts with choosing the right parenting style for your child. Take a good look into each of the parenting styles: authoritarian, permissive, authoritative, and uninvolved. Get […]

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What to Know to Ease Your Mind About Your Unaccompanied Minor

It can be daunting to send your child on an airplane without you, but if you take proper precaution it does not have to be any scarier than sending them to school. The following are some of the things you will want to know to ease your mind and ensure your child does not get […]

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Battling the Gimmies

Children want stuff. Unfortunately, that natural desire is too often overwhelmed by our culture of consumerism. For many families, the mass marketing of everything from video games to new clothes is a constant part of their day. And as children grow and try to find their place in or culture, the idea that they have […]

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Is Your Child Ready For a Sleepover?

At some point in every child’s life, they will be invited to spend the night at a friend’s house, be it for a sleepover or a birthday party. When your child is invited to a sleepover, the hardest part of the decision about whether or not they will go is deciding your child’s ability to […]

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Positive Parenting For Real Life

After the lecture did you ever say to yourself, “Wow mom/dad is so right, what was I thinking, I better go and… (clean my room, do my homework….) right away.” I am guessing that most of you reading this did not have the above thought just after having been lectured. So why on earth do […]

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3 Fixes For Tween School Anxiety

If your tween child has anxiety about going to school you should address it promptly. Your child’s tweens, as they are now called, are the probably some of the toughest years of his or her life and the ones most likely to cause them tremendous anxiety. They struggle with their identity, peer pressure, more difficult […]

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