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Writing an Essay About Family: Ways You Can Help Your Child

Writing an essay is a challenging task, especially when you need to open up about a personal topic. So, how can you help your child with an essay about family? How to Help Your Child with Writing an Essay About...

No, There Isn’t a Trophy Just For Showing Up

We live in an “entitled” society. Gone are the days of working for what you have. Earning a reward seems to be a foreign concept in a world where people don’t seem to understand the word “no.” Perhaps as a...

How Our Children Heal Us – When We Let Them

Right after our son’s second birthday, my husband raised his voice to me, and Garrett walked into the room, planted himself firmly in front of his father, and said, in the sternest voice he could muster “No Dada. Stop...

Tired of “Walking on Eggshells” Around Your Moody, Oversensitive Teenager?

“Julia is so sensitive I can’t say anything to her without it causing a big blow-up!” exclaimed Julia’s mom. “How am I supposed to raise this kid when I can’t even talk to her?!” Julia’s mother had a good point....

Are Teachers Messing Up Our Children?

A recent article published in The Guardian said it well, “Schooling without learning is just time served.” There is an alarming trend taking place in our schools today. Though our children spend record amounts of time in a classroom,...

My Daughter is a Slob – Every Parents Nightmare

As I held my precious baby daughter in my arms for the first time, I imagined all the wonderful things that she would one day be. Visions of little pink tutus and ballet slippers flashed through my head. My...

6 Tips for Raising Confident Daughters

Raising a daughter who is confident, well-mannered and has a good self-image is not easy, especially in today’s uncivil world. Growing up, I was not the most confident person, but I’ve come a long way since struggling with my...

Are You Ready to Have Kids?

Perhaps you and your husband have been married for a little over a year. You both want children but want to know when is the best time for us to start trying? Is there ever really a best time?...

Discovered Your Teen Doing Drugs? Here’s What to Do

Teenagers go through many changes (behavioral, physical, and emotional) as they approach their adult years. Along their journey, the chances are high that they’ll interact with drugs and alcohol. Conflicting reports have shown that this occurrence has decreased and...

How to Get Your Kids Hooked on Fishing

When you’re passionate about fishing, there’s only one thing that can make a lazy afternoon out on the water better – spending that afternoon with your kids. You might remember the first time your dad or grandpa took you out...

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Four Myths about Picky Eating I Wish You’d Ignore

No kid will starve. Kids who eat a very limited number of foods are indeed starving. They are deprived of adequate nutrition. Most won’t die, but they won’t grow well, stalling in both height, weight, and brain growth. Some extreme picky eaters may appear to grow well, because...

What It Takes To Burn Off A Big Mac

If you're someone who loves to eat but doesn't quite love the effects that your eating habits have on you, then one thing that you'll definitely want to be considering is what it takes to burn off some of those favorite foods. In order to properly maintain your body weight...

Reducing Cholesterol with Omega 3 – Salmon Anybody?

Cholesterol is a lipid, or a naturally occurring fatty molecule such as oil, wax, and fat, found in all animal tissue within the cell membrane. It is transported throughout the body by the circulatory system and it is insoluble in blood meaning it does not break down and must...

Causes of Obesity – Reasons for the Weight Gain

We all understand how one gains and loses weight. It’s pretty simple. You eat a lot and exercise little – you gain weight. You eat little and exercise a lot – you lose weight. But it’s really not as plain as that. If it was, why would 30% of...

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