Tag Archives: good parenting

Helping Your Child with Spring Fever

The weather is getting warmer, sports are starting up, and kids are starting to get spring fever! When the weather is finally mild again after the winter, almost everyone is itching to get back outside and play, sometimes at the cost of important school work. Here are some ways to...
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Valentine’s Day Crafts to do with Your Child

Valentine’s day is right around the corner! Kids are having little Valentine’s parties in school and at church, but what are some ways that you can celebrate this holiday as a family? Here are some fun crafts you can do with your child! 1. Love Bugs Without any scissors, this...
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Teaching Your Child Time Management

As children grow up, it is important for them to learn how to manage the time they spend on work, homework, and play, and keep track of where their time goes! This important skill is easy to overlook and hard to really know how to teach, so here are three...
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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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