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4 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Skills And Development

improve your child's skills and develompment

As parents, it’s no secret that we want our children to reach their full potential and develop useful skills for life. However, facilitating this process …

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5 Ways To Support Children During An Emergency

supporting children during an emergency

When it comes to our children, we want to do everything in our power to keep them safe and protect them from physical and emotional …

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How Do I Keep My Children Healthy?: 4 Areas To Consider

You might be asking everyone you know, “How do I keep my children healthy?” No worries, more than anything, a good mom wants her family …

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5 Important Reasons To Give Your Kids Chores

How do I make sure my children are ready to join the real world?  This is one of the most important questions any parent can ask …

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5 Secrets To Raising A Happy Healthy Teen

As a parent, you’re going to have challenges raising your children. Most of the time, you’ll figure things out fairly quickly and move forward with confidence. …

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6 Important Actions For Raising Healthy Kids

Raising children is hard enough without health issues to deal with. I believe some problems can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle and quality care. There are times, however, when things just happen and you must deal with your child's illness. I've been through this many times, having raised six children. I do know a thing or two about how to handle it when it shows up. But, mostly, taking care of them is common sense and dedication. Oh, yeah, and being prepared. I've compiled some important actions for Raising Healthy Kids.

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Practical Advice For Giving Your Teenage Daughter Confidence

Teenage girls go through a lot of shit. Don’t you remember? Their bodies are developing and changing. Their hormones are on high alert 24/7. They …

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5 Important Things To Teach Your Daughter

Though I'm not claiming to be an expert in child development, I think having and raising 6 children (3 of which are grown, successful women) puts me in the ball park to at least give a little advice. Raising 5 girls has been a life-changing experience for me. I've seen my strengths and, of course, my weaknesses as they impact my girls. Over the years I've realized there are certain things that girls need to know in order to be strong, happy women. Here are my top 5 lessons to teach your daughter (preferably before she gets to college).

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What About This Mothering Thing?

I am a mother. I have 3 little people. Two daughters and one son; ages 9, 7 and 5 respectively. I have a mother, and I have a mother-in-law. I also still have a living grandmother. So what is a mother? If we refer to the dictionary the definition is concise - a ‘female parent’. But how do we do it and what are our expectations of being a mother? What about having a mother? Surely it’s more than being a female parent. It’s about the nurturing, the teaching, the sharing, the guidance and the companionship. There are many books penned on just the issues of how to be a better mother and how to deal with the position of being a mother.

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