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The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on how much we have grown and on what areas of our lives we would like to improve upon. For those of us with kids, an honest evaluation of our...
Toddler Throws A Tantrum
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Toddlers that throw tantrums are not problem children or spoiled children, they are just normal kids struggling to cope with difficult emotions. If your child is throwing fits and embarrassing you in...
Dr. John DeGarmo
It’s what keeps us together. It’s what the world needs more of. It’s what makes the world go round. And it is what children in foster care need the most. Love. More...
elective c-section
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More and more women are choosing to plan their child’s birth ahead of time with elective C-sections. In fact, the number of C-sections in the U.S. has doubled in the last decade, accounting for...
RIE Parenting Philosophy
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One of the most challenging and life changing aspects of becoming a new parent is the realization that you are now responsible — every minute of every day — for another human being. For...
empower your teen
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Guest Author: Josh Shipp is an author, global youth empowerment expert, and acclaimed speaker. A former at-risk foster kid turned youth advocate, he is renowned for his documentary TV series (A&E...
sisters and siblings
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The relationship that siblings have with each other is vital to their character development, their sense of personal history and even the happiness they feel in old age. A positive relationship with...
kids with pets
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There is no pairing more dynamic than kids and their pets. Try and remember the fascination you felt towards animals as a child. Dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and even lizards, all represent to...
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Congratulations on becoming a parent! Have you decided how you are going to raise your child? Chances are, before your baby is even born, everyone around you has already formed a strong opinion...
breastfeeding
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When you began breastfeeding, you had your reasons. In fact, with all of the researched benefits, you probably had more than a few. From passing on crucial antibodies for illness prevention to...
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Mila Sanchez
Many parents dread the day their teenager will acquire their first real ticket to and taste of freedom: their driver’s license. While most teenagers are counting down the days, parents feel...
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(photo credit: vxla via flickr) The holiday season starts with everyone’s favorite food-centered holiday: Thanksgiving. The only holiday of the season that is not tied to a specific religion...
How To Get Your Kids to be activists
Amy Williams
Global warming, polluted bodies of water, and poor air quality have convinced many people to lessen their carbon footprint and to become better stewards of the environment. If you as a parent want...
how to Stop Tantrums
Elizabeth Pantley
There are times when you can prevent a child from losing control of his emotions, and ward off tantrums before they even begin. If you modify the situation that leads up to a meltdown you can keep...
How Adoption Has Made Me A Better Person
Dr. John DeGarmo
Over the years, my family has grown by three children through adoption, bringing our total to six children, both biological and adoptive. Three of our children came to us through adoption from the...