14 Ways to Show Your Child Love: Valentine’s Day & Every Day

Feeling loved is key to a child’s healthy development. There are many ways to show you care that go beyond candy and cards. Here are 14 tips for Valentine’s Day – or any day. Source

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How Old Should Your Child Be Before You Adopt a Pet?

Each year, millions of families welcome a furry friend into their homes. Having a cat or dog can be emotionally rewarding for children and adults. Owning a dog also can get the family out of the house for fresh air and exercise on daily walks. The age of your children is one factor to consider […]

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8 Parenting Goals to Start the New Year Strong

Helping to make your family safer, stronger, and more harmonious in this new year may not require a complete overhaul, but rather a few strategic tweaks. Here are some concrete and tangible parenting goals you can set for the year ahead. (Kids can have fun setting goals, too! See Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Children […]

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Comfort & Joy: 4 Family Tips for Enjoying the Winter Holidays

We are now only 5 days away from Christmas 2023! The holiday season is a time to make and share delicious food, exchange gifts, and enjoy cherished traditions. But for many families, the “happiest time of the year” also means unmanageable stress. Year-end schedules are often crammed with social events that place extreme demands on […]

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How to Plan a Balanced Thanksgiving Meal for Picky Eaters

Thanksgiving- a holiday often full of elaborate food traditions- can be extra challenging for parents of picky eaters. Who wants a holiday dinner turned into a battle zone filled with whispered bargaining? Fortunately, with a little planning, you can create a balanced Thanksgiving meal the whole family will enjoy! Here are some tips to please […]

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Healthy Self-Esteem in Kids

School is starting back and one of the things your child needs most for the new school year is not a new pack of pencils, or a new notebook, but healthy self-esteem. Self-esteem is the way we perceive ourselves. It plays a central role in a child’s motivation and achievements in school, social relationships and […]

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