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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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Frequent Questions

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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Holiday Survival For Divorced Parents

Holiday Survival For Divorced Parents

The holiday season is considered to be a time of happiness, good times, family gatherings and wonderful memories. However, the thought of the holiday season can also be a painful and stressful time for families that may be going through a divorce. The thought of the approaching holiday season may lead to feelings of depression, […]

Why Do Babies Cry?

Why Do Babies Cry?

​Babies cry to communicate their needs.  Before children begin to talk and use words, crying is the primary way for them to communicate.  Although there are distinct cries, it is difficult at times to know what your baby is trying to let you know. What he may be trying to communicate: “I’m hungry.” “I’m sleepy.” […]

5 Back To School Shopping Tips That Can Save You Money

1. Shop sales Go school clothes shopping during the end-of-summer sales. T-shirts can be worn during the colder months by throwing a sweater on top. 2. Bring a list Write out a list of necessities before going to the store and stick to it. Only buy what is necessary and stay away from any extra things just […]

After-School Studying Tips

After-School Studying Tips

Studying is the key to being successful in school. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your children’s study sessions after-school. Re-write Your Notes Everyday After-School:  Re-writing your notes after-school is a perfect way to “lock-in” what you have learned for the day while at school. Also, it will allow you your […]

Baby Proofing Your Home

Baby Proofing Your Home

From the first day home from the hospital parents are concerned about their baby’s safety. As your baby becomes more mobile he will begin to explore his surroundings. Baby proofing your home will insure that your baby will be able to wander around the house without being in any danger. Check your home for the […]

Coping With Cliques and Aggression

Coping With Cliques and Aggression

Ask any adolescent girl and she can easily point out and explain what a clique is, who is part of the “in” crowd, and who is not. In today’s world, peer groups have more influence than ever before, and technology makes it easier for children to be anonymous and more widespread in their malicious behaviors. […]

Child Abuse: Sexual

Child Abuse: Sexual

Sexual abuse of children is more common than most people realize. One out of every four girls and one out of every six boys will experience some form of sexual abuse by the time they reach the age of 18. Although the topic of sex in general makes many parents very uncomfortable it is essential [...]
Handling Parental Anger

Handling Parental Anger

Our children bring us great joy. And yet there are times when parents experience anger and frustration. Parenting is tough and it is normal to feel angry at times. First, learning to recognize and being aware of these feelings then finding the most appropriate ways of responding are key to safe and effective parenting.

Grandparenting

Grandparenting

Grandparents today play a wide variety of roles including caregiver, role-model, playmate, friend, and family historian. Although children typically view their parents as the center of the universe, grandparents were here first! It is from you that your grandchildren will learn that older individuals have much to offer and are worthy of respect. (Remember that [...]
Father’s Day Activities For Both You And Your Kids

Father’s Day Activities For Both You And Your Kids

Father’s Day is a day that both you and your child can benefit from. It can be a great way for you and your child to spend time together and strengthen the relationship. Review our list for some engaging and easy ways to have some Father’s Day fun! ​ ​1. Share your interests and hobbies Sharing [...]
Fatherhood

Fatherhood

Becoming a parent can be the most exciting, wonderful, joyous and frightening experience you may ever have. Although the prospect of fatherhood is exhilarating it can also bring with it many confusing feelings. If you have fears about becoming a father, relax. All new fathers feel somewhat inadequate at first. Many young men don’t get [...]
Family Play

Family Play

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for family play may be a challenge. However, is it worth it? You bet! Enjoying time together as a family is tremendously beneficial. In fact, for healthy relationships to flourish, it is a necessity. We can schedule time for playing together, and develop the ability to capture unstructured moments [...]

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