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  • Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

    Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

    Yelling, hitting, and fighting between siblings is a natural part of growing up.   Tips to help children learn to resolve interpersonal conflicts. According to the Mayo Clinic, occasional bickering and name-calling prove that a child is learning to speak up for themselves.  Excess confrontations or physical violence, however, can affect the whole family. Constant fighting…


  • 5 Reasons to Stay in the Pool after the Kids go Back to School

    5 Reasons to Stay in the Pool after the Kids go Back to School

    Back-to-school time is here already but we’re not putting away our swimsuits and goggles quite yet, and we hope you don’t either! Swimming has many obvious benefits for kids. This lifelong skill provides kids with an outlet for exercise and of course teaches the very important skill of water safety. However, beyond those obvious advantages, there are a number of developmental benefits that come…

    Categories:  Parenting Tips|Sports

  • 4 Ways to Calm Yourself When Dealing With Your Child's Potent Emotions

    4 Ways to Calm Yourself When Dealing With Your Child's Potent Emotions

    On the parenting rollercoaster of emotion, it often seems that anger is expressed more than any other, and the daily pressures of life don’t make keeping your cool any easier. Once the feeling erupts, it can be hard to control it. Often parents end up lashing out, and then experience guilt and dismay for their actions.   The parent-child relationship is volatile and knowing how to handle…


  • The Importance of Connecting Daily With Your Kids

    The Importance of Connecting Daily With Your Kids

    Today’s lifestyle is focused on electronic connections. The amount of screen time has exploded along with the information age. Studies show that teens spend approximately nine hours a day in front of screens. Kids aged 8-12 get about six hours of screen time each day, creating a society that is being raised in a digital environment. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no more…


  • Why Do They Whine? 5 Ways to Change the Behavior

    Why Do They Whine? 5 Ways to Change the Behavior

    Whining is a problem for almost every parent When children don’t get their way, whining is often a last-ditch effort to get you to change your mind. Those long, high-pitched protests from your child can instantly raise the blood pressure of even the most patient guardian. Uncontrolled, these displays can spread stress through the entire family unit, causing disruptive behaviors in siblings and…


  • Teaching Your Kids About Home Safety

    Teaching Your Kids About Home Safety

    The home can be a dangerous place for children. There are fall risks to contend with, dangerous chemicals in easy-to-reach places, electrical appliances and open outlets that can pose an electrocution risk, and of course the many dangers to be found in an average kitchen, from knives to hot stoves. To protect your children, it helps to teach them about basic home safety. Doing so can prevent your…

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  • 6 Life Skills Best Taught By Grandparents

    6 Life Skills Best Taught By Grandparents

    As many parents know full well, kids and teens aren’t always receptive to the ideas and suggestions they make on their behalf. On the other hand, grandparents can and tend to play a unique role in their grandchildren's lives when it comes to teaching them new life skills and concepts. With years of wisdom and experience under their belts, kids are oftentimes more receptive to listening when it…

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  • Top Tier Tech Tools And Instruments Which Helps In Education

    Top Tier Tech Tools And Instruments Which Helps In Education

    As we all know, it’s not easy to be a teacher. Schools and government boards will only supply you with a limited number of tools and resources, some of which don’t even help you or improve your abilities to teach your class effectively. Now is time for teachers around the world to take matters into their own hands! So you can help your students to achieve the best grades possible while helping…


  • How to Monitor Your Kids' First Cell Phone

    How to Monitor Your Kids' First Cell Phone

    Smartphones make it easier than ever for children to access adult-oriented materials, while text messaging enables children and teenagers to engage in – and become victims of – “sexting.” Even if you trust your son or daughter implicitly, it’s still possible for your child to be a victim of cyber bullying. As a parent, it’s natural that you may feel a need to monitor your child’s phone usage…

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  • Tips to Protect Your Kids Skin

    Tips to Protect Your Kids Skin

    Protect Your Kids From the Summer Sun With These Easy Tips    A baby’s skin is untouched by the sun and naturally delicate. While skin changes as we age, no one can erase or reverse damage caused from the sun. What happens to our children’s skin during their earliest years will stay will them for a lifetime.  Protecting your child’s delicate skin begins at birth and continues…

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