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Learn How to Tackle Technology with Children in the Digital Age

It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the coming generations will be growing up with more and more technology. It’s everywhere and impossible to hide from. But that means that you need to set boundaries and make rules for your children, to allow them to safely explore. While some parents try to ban all technology, […]

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Talking to Your Teen About Depression in the Wake of ’13 Reasons Why’

Talking to your teen is often difficult in the first place, and bringing up a touchy subject like depression makes it even harder. But at the same time, many parents rightfully feel it necessary to discuss what the media is saying about these types of issues, especially now that the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has […]

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3 Tips for Balancing Your Family Life with Your Career

It’s not always easy to stay close to your partner and kids while working full-time. Many people find themselves feeling like they have to choose between their job and their family – and often, in the end, both suffer. While there’s no foolproof way to stay on top of your career without missing out on […]

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How to Keep Children Safe Online In Six Steps

The Internet has become a part of everyday life, and it’s hard for the younger generation to imagine a day without it. As well as playing games, children rely on the Internet for their education and for keeping in touch with friends. Parents may wish to limit the amount of time younger members of the […]

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JADE: An Easy Mnemonic for Difficult Family Members

It’s hard to set strong boundaries with your relatives. Whether you love them too much to say no or loathe how easily they get under your skin, there’s something about family that makes it hard to stand up for yourself. It doesn’t have to be that way. By using the JADE mnemonic, you can avoid […]

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10 Tips to Teach Kids to Love Exercise

It seems every day there’s a news story about how children are getting fatter. Too much time spent watching TV or playing computer games, a fast-food diet, and too little time enjoying the outdoors are the prime culprits. But kids love exercise; you have to get them up and at it in the right way. […]

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How to Help Your Child Develop a Positive Homework Habit

Doing homework is one of the things children just hate to do. Most of the time, they put off finishing their homework because they think it’s a tiresome task that will take them hours to finish. Kids naturally want to have fun; they will choose playing games over doing tedious assignments any day. Many things […]

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How Gadgets and Digital Screens Are Harming Your Child

The amount of time children spend watching digital screens is worrying. Children don’t seem to get tired of watching TV or playing with the iPad. This obsession with gadgets is a matter of concern, but the immediate worry is about its adverse impact on their vision. Why gadgets and kids don’t mix well Kids use […]

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4 School Bus Safety Lessons for Kids

  School bus safety has been at the forefront of the news lately.  Despite the recent media attention, school buses are actually a relatively safe mode of transportation. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, less than 0.5% of all automobile accidents since 2003 have involved school buses.  Still, it never hurts to remind your […]

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