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Child Development

Learning about ages and stages of development can help parents better understand and facilitate their child’s development.

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Discipline & Guidance

As parents it is our responsibility to help our children learn to manage their behavior and control their emotions in appropriate ways.

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Health & Safety

As a parent the health and safety of your child is paramount. We offer helpful information to help ensure your child is all of the above.

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Talking to Your Child

Talking with your child can impact them more than you know. You can help instill core values they will live by for the rest of their lives.

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Parents Support

Parents from all walks of life face distinct and difficult challenges. We are here to provide support for any and all parents.

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There are questions and issues that are common for most parents. We have compiled these questions with answers to better assist you.

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Your Child’s Teeth

Your Child’s Teeth

Protecting your child's teeth Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they first appear—typically around age 6 months. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers, often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, most often occurs in the upper front teeth, but other teeth may also be affected. In some cases, [...]
How to Break a Bad Habit

How to Break a Bad Habit

What to do if you notice your child developing a bad habit. Doesn't everyone possess some sort of idiosyncrasy they consider a “bad habit?” Many bad habits stem and develop during childhood. What do you do if you notice your child starting to pick up one? From swearing, to fidgeting, to picking your nose, it [...]
Reinforcing School Bus Safety

Reinforcing School Bus Safety

6 Bus Safety Tips to Review with your Child Every year millions of children travel to and from school by bus. According to the United States Department of Transportation, a school bus is the safest vehicle on the road. As a parent, it is important to teach your child about school bus safety. Here are [...]
Poison Prevention

Poison Prevention

Poison-proof your home and protect the ones you love Each day more than 300 children are treated in an emergency room department according to the CDC; two of them die. And the offensive material isn't always a clearly marked as hazardous. It can be typical household cleaners, medicines, alcohol and so forth. Active curious children [...]
6 Habits of Successful Students

6 Habits of Successful Students

Attainable Habits that lead to success The beginning of the school year marks a good time recommit to good habits, ones that can influence academic success. School gurus suggest a plethora of strategies, but we like this list because it’s short, attainable, and will promote lifelong success. No matter what school or work looks like [...]
Single Parenting

Single Parenting

Challenges of Single Parenting Single-parent families are becoming more and more common in today's society. One out of every four children in the United States lives in a single-parent household. Not all of these situations are the result of divorce. Death, single-parent adoptions, and unplanned pregnancy, can also create families with only one parent. Whatever [...]
Create a Dedicated Schoolwork Zone

Create a Dedicated Schoolwork Zone

Start School on the Right Foot Depending on the age and personality of your child, one work place may be more suitable than another. One thing is certain though. Having a dedicated homework zone at the start of school,  free of clutter and with necessary supplies nearby, boosts a child's attitude toward school and encourages [...]
Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19

Cloth Face Coverings for Children During COVID-19

Times continue to rapidly change with new information daily about the Covid-19 virus.  Face coverings for children are now being recommended. Wearing cloth face coverings reduces the chance of transmitting the virus through the spray of spit or respiratory droplets which happens when someone sneezes or coughs and are within 6 feet of you. It […]

Valentine’s Day Family Activities

Valentine’s Day Family Activities

Valentine’s Day is for Family too! Valentine’s Day is a holiday centered around love, happiness and sweets! Although most people may not initially think of family when it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are several family-oriented activities that make Feb. 14 more than a day for lovebirds. Baking Baking and bonding go hand-in-hand. Valentine’s Day […]

Firework Safety Tips for Families

Firework Safety Tips for Families

Fireworks and Safety When handled properly, fireworks can create dazzling displays that are fun for the whole family.  Careless behavior can, however, result in life-altering injuries. In just one year, fireworks cause more than 9,000 reported injuries in the U.S. Here’s a guide of firework safety tips to help ensure your holiday or celebration remains […]

How to Help Your Family Eat Healthier

How to Help Your Family Eat Healthier

A challenge parents often face is preparing meals the entire family will enjoy. Many children are picky eaters, so cooking food that is delicious and nourishing can be difficult. Check out these tips on how to help your children expand their palate and practice healthy eating habits. Five ways to introduce nutritious food to children. [...]

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