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Tracey Clayton
Early childhood is riddled with excitement, laughter, tears, exploration, and conquering new heights. Quite literally in fact as a child learns early on how to crawl, stand on its two feet and wobble...
Underage drinking happens more often than you might think
Mila Sanchez
Parenting teens can be one of the biggest challenges you will face in raising children. They are at that age where they are starting to look grown up, act grown up, and want to be treated like a...
Elizabeth Pantley
Heading off to daycare or preschool, and leaving Mommy or Daddy behind for the first time is a colossal milestone in a child’s life. There is no exact method for figuring out which child will...
myth of adhd child book
KidsInTheHouse_2
by Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. The title of my new book is The Myth of the ADHD Child, and some people might get upset and think that I am saying that their disorder or their kids’ disorder...
gentle discipline book
Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Discipline tends to focus on changing children: teaching them to have more respect and self-control and punishing wrongdoings so that the negative behavior is extinguished. Which is why it often...
dianasmithdany
Being a parent is a big, scary task for anyone, and new moms have a lot of different things to think about. It's definitely not easy, and you will need all the help and support. In addition,...
bonding with baby
dianasmithdany
The bond between parent and child is an intense attachment that makes parents want to protect and care for their little one, shower them with love and affection and make the world a better place for...
how to help an angry child
Maureen Healy
What Parents Need to Know Anger is normal and healthy. Every healthy child gets angry at some point, and has the opportunity to learn how to express anger constructively versus destructively....
starting herb garden with kids
Dr. John DeGarmo
My daughter and I started a herb garden. At seven years of age, my daughter is fascinated by wildlife and plants, enjoys being outdoors, and is constantly picking flowers from my gardens.  She...
girl with a kitten
Dr. John DeGarmo
For a number of years, now, we have had outdoor cats living on our property of six acres, out in the country.  With chickens, ducks, goats, pigs, turkeys, rabbits, and even a pony over the years...
angry girl
AJ Earley
Flashback to little AJ Earley, 14 going on 15. She’d attended Monroe Elementary for six years, and spent her entire junior high tenure at Boise, Idaho’s lovely South Junior High. It was...
Book about Mouth Development. From high & narrow palate to buccal, cheek and tongue ties.
Diane Bahr
What Parents Need to Know Mouth development begins in utero and progresses very quickly in the first six-months of life. It is during the first year of life that health and development issues can...
invest in knowledge and education
Visitor
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin According to a 2016 report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the enrollment rate of...
Dr. John DeGarmo
Sadly, the news is too familiar of late.  Another suicide of a child in foster care. This time, Giulianna Ramos Bermudez, 16, was found dead in her bedroom closet at an Orlando group home on...
pediatric dentist
dianasmithdany
For the longest time, my kids were absolutely terrified of going to the doctor. We weren’t sure what caused it since neither their father nor I have ever made doctors seem scary. Even more, we...