Quick Family Meals: Crock Pot Beef Stew
February 20, 2017 – 7:00 am | 9 Comments

 by Dr. Caron B. Goode
Family mealtimes are important times. In fact, families who eat together regularly share healthier and better balanced meals, have children who engage in less risky behaviors and have parents who are …

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Holding Teenagers Accountable for their Behavior
February 23, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment
Holding Teenagers Accountable for their Behavior

Do you enable your teenager’s poor behavior?
A woman I know named Mary had a teen son with anxiety issues.  Things escalated with him and he began to refuse to go to school. Eventually, he was …

Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Money
February 16, 2017 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Money

It’s never too early to learn about money. With so many advertisements, gift exchanges, special meals, and time off work during the holidays, your child has likely seen many images that encourage spending regardless of …

How to Help Kids Develop a Positive Body Image
February 15, 2017 – 8:32 am | One Comment
How to Help Kids Develop a Positive Body Image

Keeping Up Appearances: Helping Young People Develop Healthy—Not Harmful— Attitudes About the Way They Look
by Rhonda Franz
February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Month. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), 10 million females are …

14 Valentine’s Day Traditions to Share with Your Kids
February 11, 2017 – 7:00 am | One Comment
14 Valentine’s Day Traditions to Share with Your Kids

How to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Your Family
By Kerrie McLoughlin
Growing up, I always looked forward to Valentine’s Day.  I loved making valentines for my friends at school and decorating a shoebox to collect them. …

Helping Your Teens Set SMART Goals for the New Year
January 2, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Helping Your Teens Set SMART Goals for the New Year

How SMART Goals help determine what should be categorized as a goal.
I really don’t like the word “resolution” – and I never set any New Year’s Resolutions for myself. The way I see it, if …

Make Potty Training Funderway Day
December 31, 2016 – 8:04 am | No Comment
Make Potty Training Funderway Day

5 Tips to Keep Your Potty Training Resolutions
With every new year comes New Year’s resolutions! From losing weight to quitting smoking lots of folks like to kick off the season with a personal goals, …

8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success
December 29, 2016 – 8:28 am | 2 Comments
8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success

8 strategies for building abundance attitudes in your kids

Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
November 26, 2016 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays

How to Help Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
For those going through a divorce, the holiday season can be very difficult and painful, particularly for children.  As a parent, there are several things you …

Seven Simple Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude
November 10, 2016 – 10:49 am | One Comment
Seven Simple Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

Teaching Kids About Gratitude
Gratitude is more than an attitude. Recent studies show that grateful people are happier, more resilient, and less depressed. They also have higher self-esteem and better relationships. These results prove that gratitude …

Are You a Hypocritical Parent?
November 5, 2016 – 7:50 am | No Comment
Are You a Hypocritical Parent?

How to Avoid Being a Hypocritical Parent
You are your child’s first teacher.  You teach them to talk and walk, what to eat, how to read and how to bully other children.  Wait, what?  Children will …