Helping Teen Parents and Their Children Build Healthy Futures

Teen parents have plenty of obstacles to navigate. Their kids will likely face some too. The good news is that as a grandparent, there’s a lot you can do to help! It helps to be aware of the possible challenges your teenager may face as a parent. That way, you can help your child meet […]

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Underage Drinking: How to Talk With Your Child About Alcohol Use

April is Alcohol Awareness Month a time to raise awareness and understanding of alcohol abuse. Over time, excessive alcohol consumption can lead to the development of chronic diseases and other serious issues that affect your quality of life, physical and mental health. How much do young people drink? Many adults assume it’s not a lot, […]

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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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