Category: Parenting

8 qualities of the REAL mother of the year

By: Dr. Melissa King Have you ever… … placed dirty socks on your child’s feet because you just cannot manage to find a clean pair, even a clean pair that doesn’t match. … fed your child a yogurt parfait from … Continue reading

5 tips for better dinner convos with kids

“Why should I rush home to have dinner with my kids when my efforts to talk with them are met with silence and indifference that borders on contempt?” asked a dad at a recent workshop. Many parents voiced similar concerns, … Continue reading

Is sexting normal?

Sending and receiving sexually explicit photos (sexts) is now a well-established stage of adolescent sexual development for a significant number of teenagers.  Research published in the October journal of Pediatrics reported that 28 percent of teens had sent a sext, … Continue reading

Hotel toiletries and Giving Tuesday

Do you have Giving Tuesday on your calendar? December 2nd is the special day reminding us to give thanks and give back rather than shop. The inaugural year was a special one for our house in that our older two … Continue reading

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