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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
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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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education issues to watch in 2020
Posted in Education

5 Education Issues to Watch in 2020

In the fall of 2020, the majority of public school districts across the state of Minnesota will ask voters to choose among newcomers and incumbents…

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Mental Illness in Children
Posted in Health

Online Solutions for Kids’ Mental Health Show Promise

The urge to nurture and protect our children is as old as fatherhood itself. Fatherhood means helping our children reach their potential. We scrupulously observe…

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Parenting Trends in 2020
Posted in Parenting

9 Parenting Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Raising children has become increasingly demanding in the modern age, with parents spending more time and energy trying to balance the demands of work and…

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These Parenting Memes Are Absolutely PERFECT

Parenting is the hardest gig in the world, which is why you need a sense of humor to keep from going insane. If you’re currently in…

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Toddler Discipline
Posted in Parenting Toddlers

Toddler Discipline: Picking Your Battles

When it comes to toddler discipline, you’ve got to learn to pick your battles. What if you can’t figure out what’s negotiable and what’s not?…

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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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