Social networks have been around for a few years and children under the age of thirteen are often begging their parents to let them join. Social networks are attractive for a number of reasons. Younger children tend to be drawn to them because they enjoy participating in the … [Read more...] about How Does Social Networking Help Children?
Raising a teenager has enough challenges without mixing in all the teen health issues for girls. There are so many changes that teenage girls go through during their adolescent years and several different health issues to address as they grow into adulthood. Let's talk about … [Read more...] about A Caring Parent’s Guide: Teen Health Issues for Girls
Parents second-guess many decisions made when their children were young but we all did the best we could. Last night I saw a scary movie meant for children and immediately my thoughts went to Chelsey and Katie. When scary movies became too frightening for Katie she would run … [Read more...] about Trust the Group
Parents changing the focus from negative to positive can make a world of difference. Let’s face it, our society functions on negativity and threats; kids don’t study -- they fail tests, adults get involved in an accident – their insurance goes up. If you think about it, even … [Read more...] about Positive Parenting Police
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 … [Read more...] about Learning To Tell Time