10 Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
May 25, 2017 – 7:37 am | No Comment

Patriotic Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
These sweet treats are ideal for your table whether you’re serving for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day. Enjoy!

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Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads
May 25, 2017 – 6:58 am | One Comment
Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

10 Ways Dads can be more involved in parenting their kids
by Jennifer M. Koontz
Let’s face it, sometimes fathers feel a bit left out. They may feel a little unsure of their abilities in the parenting …

How to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure
May 23, 2017 – 7:25 am | No Comment
How to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure

Tips on Helping Your Child to Deal with Peer Pressure
 
Peer pressure can influence your child’s life in more ways than you may realize. Pressure to conform may have a positive effect if your child’s peers encourage …

Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
April 26, 2017 – 6:59 pm | No Comment
Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors

Combining Outdoor Play with Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
Getting kids outdoors can be a struggle in today’s world of tablets, TVs, cell phones, iPods and other gadgets. Here are a few tips on using technology …

Pets Can Make Difficult Conversations with Kids Easier
April 12, 2017 – 2:40 pm | 2 Comments
Pets Can Make Difficult Conversations with Kids Easier

How Pets Can Help with Difficult Conversations with Kids
The pets in our lives bring us much joy.   They teach us unconditional love and can lighten up some very tough times with their presence.  They make …

Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth
March 27, 2017 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth

Encouraging Kids to Help Around the House Makes them feel Valued
Putting one’s house in order can help get your child’s inner self in order too. Remember how good it feels to fold and put laundry …

Teaching Your Child to Read
March 15, 2017 – 7:05 am | No Comment
Teaching Your Child to Read

How to Help Your Child Become a Strong Reader
Teaching your child to read is not difficult. Follow these simple tips to help your child become strong reader.

Staying Connected with Your Child When You’re a Working Parent
March 14, 2017 – 8:51 am | No Comment
Staying Connected with Your Child When You’re a Working Parent

Working Parent: To Work or Not to Work, That is NOT the Question
By Shannon Cassidy
Do kids suffer if their parents work?
Does every kid wish for a Mom or Dad to be waiting at the bus …

50+ Ways to Show Kids You Care
February 27, 2017 – 3:22 pm | One Comment
50+ Ways to Show Kids You Care

It is so important to show kids we love them every day of the year. While many of these we do naturally, we might not do them often enough or sometimes we just need to …

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 …