10 Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
May 21, 2018 – 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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Does Your Child Get Enough Sleep?
May 1, 2018 – 12:22 pm | No Comment
Does Your Child Get Enough Sleep?

Making Sure Your Teen Gets the Right Amount of Sleep
Between school, homework and after school activities, kids may not get enough sleep. Sleep is important and contributes to overall health and well-being and helps kids …

Top 5 Reasons Teens Put Off Doing Homework
February 20, 2018 – 10:22 am | No Comment
Top 5 Reasons Teens Put Off Doing Homework

Why Teens Procrastinate with their Homework
Homework:  it’s rare to find a teen that enjoys it.  What’s not rare?  A teen that is quite skilled at waiting until the last minute to do it, which causes …

Are you Inadvertently Shaming Your Toddler?
January 25, 2018 – 9:16 am | No Comment
Are you Inadvertently Shaming Your Toddler?

Allowing Your Toddler to Make Mistakes Without Feeling Shame
If you’ve ever spoken about your child in front of other adults as if they weren’t there or insisted your child share a favorite toy with another …

How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween
September 17, 2017 – 6:58 pm | One Comment
How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween

Raising a Trustworthy Tween
Lecturing your tween may not achieve the results you want. Encouraging him to talk about his behavior honestly without feeling put on the spot may help more. Here are some tips on …

How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time
August 14, 2017 – 7:12 am | No Comment
How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time

5 Tips for Mom’s Back-to-School Sanity
1.  Heal self-defeating thoughts: “I stunk at math and my kids will stink too!” This was my greatest self-sabotaging thought as a Mom, and I had to heal! As Moms …

How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You
July 10, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You

Getting Tweens and Teens to Talk
If you are the parent of a young child, you may still have one who freely talks about her thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences. You may also have heard that …

8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success
June 24, 2017 – 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

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 …

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 …

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 …