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attic space house addon
Dr. John DeGarmo
When my wife and I first built our home, we built it for a family of 6.  Now, as we have had three more children join our family, we were in need of more bedroom space.  After all, we can...
13 reason why poster
Mia Svenson
This is not an article in which I comment aggressively on whether or not Thirteen Reasons Why glorifies suicide or mental illness, both of which are opinions that I’ve seen declared loudly on...
Kids' First Move
Mila Sanchez
Moving is never an easy task for anyone. There are so many things to do and keep track of that there’s no time to really take a break and relax. But however stressful you feel it is for you, it...
Cultivate the Love for School and Studying in Children
Tracey Clayton
"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family." – Kofi Annan As a parent, you wish for your children to be...
How to Know if Your Kid Was Overdiagnosed
Dayton Uttinger
    We’ve known that ADHD has a diagnosing problem for a long time now.  It’s just not clear what direction that diagnosing problem is going.  Is undiagnosing...
top 3 fun family projects
katica.maric
Scientific studies prove spending time outdoors is healthy and necessary for both children and their parents. Not only does Vitamin D come from natural sunlight, but it’s also one of the best...
saving for college
Laur Davidson
By Laur Davidson, a freelance writer for hire. If you are parent with aspirations of seeing your child graduate from a four-year college without the burden of student debt, you are no doubt...
Mood Disorders in Gifted Children
Marie Miguel
A Horse Of Many Colors: Giftedness, a concept that has been defined in many ways by a multitude of sources, can be thought of as asynchronous development that leaves some children with advanced...
kids gardening learning
Amy Williams
Getting children involved with gardening has so many rewards it’s difficult to list them all in just one blog. For starters, if you have an outdoor venue, it gets them outside more often and a...
how to choose a good babysitter
KeepingKidsSafeSD
For many parents, few things are more stressful than choosing the perfect babysitter. While you know the best hands are your own, you can’t be with your children 24/7. With the recent stories...
Elizabeth Pantley
In the first year of life your baby needs lots of sleep (13 to 18 hours a day!). Sleep is necessary support for your little one’s rapid growth and development. But your baby doesn’t know...
Kidsinthehouse
Two-year-old XJ is known as a lovely, introverted and quiet toddler boy who loves to be cuddled. He enjoys playing with toys, listening to music, being outdoors, and finding colorful toys. He is able...
mother and daughter laughing
AJ Earley
Most people will tell you that’s it’s a bad idea to give a gift that someone may never use. I personally disagree with this stance, and here’s why: the tradition of joke gift giving...
Dr. John DeGarmo
As a parent of three teenagers who are in college or are ready to begin that journey, our home is often filled with the discussion of possible career paths and what college degree might be best for...
Dayton Uttinger
The relationship between parents and school has morphed- while parents once blamed their children for shortcomings, parents are now turning their indignation toward the teacher.  The societal...