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Limits and Consequences for kids
Posted in Parenting

What’s the Difference Between Limits and Consequences?

Let’s say we see behavior — bouncing a soccer ball in the house — that’s against our family rules. We set a limit, in this…

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Math help
Posted in Education

Helping Your Child With Today’s Math

Math looks different these days. When you visit your child’s math class, it may look different from what you remember. For example, 2 apples +…

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Teenager Accountability
Posted in Parenting Teens

8 Ways to Instill Accountability in Teens

The definition of “accountable” is taking responsibility for one’s actions, and it is something every parent hopes their teen will be. When parents teach their…

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Parenting Tips
Posted in Parenting Pre-teens Teens Toddlers

5 Simple Ways to Win Back Your Child’s Heart

During stressful, busy, or overwhelming seasons we can tend to disconnect from our kids unintentionally. Survival mode is a real thing! Here are 5 simple ways to…

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Divorce
Posted in Daddy Issues Parenting

3 Steps to Becoming a Great Stepparent

Becoming a stepparent by blending families or marrying someone with kids can be rewarding and fulfilling. If you’ve never had kids, you’ll get the chance…

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Bullying, Stop Bullying, www.TopicsTalk.com
Posted in Education Parenting Pre-teens Teens

5 Ways Parents Can Help Put an End to Bullying

Bullying is a hot topic. As an educator, I struggle with this as it has an everlasting mark on those that have been exposed to…

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Fatherhoodinfo.com
Posted in Health

Obesity In Today’s Children and Teens

I believe we should pay very close attention to this issue. The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent…

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Posted in Outdoor Activities

The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Springtime Activities

Yes! It is FINALLY spring! Say adios to those cold winter months and howdy to sunny, warmer days. Do you know what the warmer weather…

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teen Vaping issues
Posted in Parenting Pre-teens Teens

Teen Vaping: What You Need to Know

Although e-cigarettes have been around for more than a decade, vaping rates have skyrocketed in recent years, especially among teens. E-cigarettes are now the most frequently…

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Parenting
Posted in Parenting

Stop Letting Your Child’s Behavior Make You Crazy

If you need your child to behave for you to be calm then you give your child tremendous power. He now controls your emotions and…

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8 Parenting Trends
Posted in Parenting

8 Parenting Trends That Will Be Huge in 2019

Parenting is all about personal style: Maybe you’re relaxed and free-range, maybe you’re a total worrywart. That said, parenting trends do come and go. (Remember…

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Balance Extra Curricular Activities
Posted in Daddy Issues Parenting Pre-teens Teens

4 WAYS TO BALANCE ACADEMICS AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

A healthy balance of academics and extracurricular activities is key to a successful college experience. An imbalance causes poor performance in one area but can…

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Anxiety
Posted in Health Parenting Pre-teens Teens

The Casual Normalization Of Anxiety In Generation Y Needs To End

Anxiety. It is a part of being human. We experience it the most during finals, or just when the buildup of our stressful daily lives…

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Parent concerns for kids starting school
Posted in Education Parenting

Top 10 Concerns for Parents When Their Child Starts School

Seven in 10 parents worry their child won’t make friends when starting school, according to research. A poll of 1,000 parents found the top concerns…

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Raising Teen boys
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How to Talk to Teen Boys When Their Not Motivated

Know any teen boys who do just enough to get by? Who have time for YouTube but not homework or household chores? Who aren’t in…

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Getting your child ready for school
Posted in Education Parenting

10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for School

Starting school can be a difficult time for children. Every child is hesitant to go somewhere new and see people she’s never met before. Here are some…

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