Tag Archives: good parenting

Protecting Your Child’s Mental Health

Mental health is all over the media. We hear about anxiety, depression, and a myriad of other mental health problems, but we rarely talk about what can be done before a diagnosis to help people be as mentally and emotionally healthy as possible. Here are three ways to protect your...
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Social Media and Your Teen’s Body Image

Social media has changed so much in the last decade. People are reconnecting with high school friends on Facebook, keeping up with the daily activities of friends on Twitter, and sharing the story of their lives through images on Instagram. Social media has given us a lot of beauty, but...
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How To Help Your Child With Internet Addiction

Addiction is one of the hardest struggles of many young adult lives, and it has become sneakier than ever before. Now, addiction does not always look like drug dealers or underage drinking, it can look like something as harmless as being on the internet more often than is healthy. Here...
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Teaching Your Child Patience

One of the best and hardest things about raising children is trying to sculpt their minds and hearts into ones that will make their worlds better. Patience is one of the virtues we certainly want to instill in our young ones, but how can we do that? 1. Show them...
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An Intro to Asperger Syndrome

Many years ago, the term autism was introduced to the general public, and many stereotypes were formed about people with this label. People were unsure about what caused autism, and how to interact with those who had been diagnosed. As knowledge about autism grew, sub-categories were developed to help identify...
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Helping Your Older Child Adapt to a New Baby

Adding a new baby to the family can be an exciting time! With all the preparation, from washing tiny baby clothes to readying the nursery, there is one very important part of preparation that is often overlooked: preparing your older child or children for a new baby in the family....
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How To Enrich & Encourage Learning This Summer

Summer break is finally here! Children cannot wait for the break from school, homework, and getting up and on the school bus every Monday through Friday. Your child has learned so much this school year and has really gained momentum! Unfortunately, according to John Hopkins University, summer learning loss can be...
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How To Stay Safe on the Fourth of July

A highlight of summer in the United States is the celebration of the Fourth of July! Families get to spend the day together soaking in the sun and warmth, and enjoy the colorful fireworks at the end of the night. Unfortunately, amongst all the memories being made, there are many...
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Summer Staycation Ideas For The Whole Family

Summer is nearly here! Our newsfeeds are about to be filled with pictures of distant locations full of wonders to explore, as friends and family members take the much-discussed summer vacation. Sometimes, however, vacations are less fun and more stress. Can you really afford to take that vacation, and if you...
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Honor your Father and Mother

The Ten Commandments, a set of laws given to Moses on Mount Sinai to instruct the people of God on how to live their lives, have been taught for thousands of years. These commandments are like a 101 course on living a life pleasing to God. One of the commandments parents may enjoy...
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