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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month – Get Involved!‏

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April’s arrival brings with it the potential for many wonderful memories with the children you love. Winter melts away to the blossom of spring, the Easter bunny brings eggs and candy for kids… Continue reading

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Signs Your Child Is Ready for a Cell Phone

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Signs Your Child Is Ready for a Cell Phone By Kat Featherton It is a big deal for a child to get a cell phone, no matter how old they are. Since cell… Continue reading

The Anti-Feminist Message Girls’ Toys Send

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The Anti-Feminist Message Girls’ Toys Send – Part 1 By Neveen Gohar “Children learn through play” is a sentence that every parent, psychologist and daycare center owner has said and heard repeatedly for… Continue reading

Separate But Equal – At Home

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Growing up, there were very clear gender roles in my parent’s home. My mom was in charge of all the household chores (or making sure we children did our share) and my father… Continue reading

Preteens and Their First Bras

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Author: Jenny Dixon Prеtееn оr tееn brаѕ аrе knоwn bу ѕеvеrаl dіffеrеnt nаmеѕ. At tіmеѕ thеу аrе саllеd trаіnіng brаѕ, ѕtаrtеr brаѕ, fіrѕt brаѕ аnd ѕоmеtіmеѕ brаlеtѕ оr рrеtееn brаѕ. Uѕuаllу уоung gіrlѕ… Continue reading

Join Mom Conference – A FREE Online Event!

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  The Mom Conference is going to be more fun than shopping in PJs and fuzzy slippers, and more educational than having brunch with Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil and Dr. Spock! And, better… Continue reading

Training Your Teen Not To Need You

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By Fern Weis It’s a fact. As your kids grow up, you must grow up, too! If you are the parent of teens, you can’t treat them the way you did when they… Continue reading

5 Ways To Help Your Child Focus

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By Allison Morrow Kids these days are bombarded daily by instant gratification and fast-focus tasks. Internet videos are only ten seconds long, you can see 100 new pictures in ten minutes, television automatically… Continue reading

Alternatives to Traditional Allowances

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Alternatives to Traditional Allowa By Allison Morrow It was the third hand held out in the day- palm up, just asking for money. Fridays are allowance days, and the kids had come to… Continue reading

Emotional Intelligence: Why Your Teen Needs EQ More Than IQ to Succeed

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Emotional Intelligence: Why Your Teen Needs EQ More Than IQ to Succeed By Fern Weis You want your children to leave the nest one day, confident and self-sufficient. You won’t always be able… Continue reading

5 Awesome Pillow Fight Strategies To Help You Win!

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Pillow fights are one of childhood’s best memories for many of us. Having a no-holds barred pillow fight has been the greatest way to have fun at any pyjama party or sleep-over. Ah..childhood!… Continue reading

Toys That Will Be Top Sellers This Year!

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Hot Toy Trends in 2014 – Which Top Toys Will Be Selling This Year? By Matt Schrier It is hard to predict consumer buying habits months in advance, but in the toy industry… Continue reading

4 Reasons Your Kids Won’t Talk To You

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By Fern Weis When looking back at your teen years, many of you would say that you wouldn’t want to repeat them, or that you were relieved when you moved on to college… Continue reading

Top Tips on Raising Girls With a Healthy Self-Esteem

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By Mabelle Sese Nowadays, women have made a mark in different fields of expertise which used to be dominated by men. Men and women are now treated equal in terms of rights. But… Continue reading

Why Birthday Parties Are Good For Our Children’s Social Development

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Few psychologists and parents alike could dispute the tremendous importance of social interaction for a child’s personal development. In this blog, we explore how birthday parties can help boost your child’s long term… Continue reading

Weird Things You Didn’t Realize You Should Be Cleaning

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With all the antibacterial solutions and cleaning supplies taking up shelf space in your cabinets, you’d think we’d be a cleaner people, right? But instead, research shows that there are tons of things… Continue reading

Celebrity Mothers Who Rock

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner we’ve been thinking about our favorite celebrity mums. These ladies are all busy, hard-working career women, but they always put their families as a top priority… Continue reading

Organizing a Children’s Party on a Budget

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Holding a children’s party can be lots of fun, but if you’re on a budget surely it won’t be as good as spending hundreds on entertainers or experiences? Wrong! With a little imagination… Continue reading

Travel Inspired Breaks From Mompreneurship

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  When my friend, Alicia, told me she was going to São Paolo, in Brazil, all on her own, my jaw just about hit the floor. When she told me why she was… Continue reading

Fan Essay: I Had to Kiss My Sister’s Feet As Punishment!

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Hi everybody my name is Caleb Clarkson.  I was inspired by an article I saw on Senia’s Twitter about parents making their kids do funny stuff as a punishment.  It reminded me of… Continue reading