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Balancing extracurricular activities with academics for schoolkids

January 14, 2018

We live in a fast-pace, competitive society and the best way to keep ahead of the game is to find a balance that works for the entire family. Involving school-kids in extracurricular activities is necessary for his/her personal growth.  Getting to know what ones interest and passions are in life are beginning at a young […]

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Rewards Suitable for Children who do their Chores

January 14, 2018

As a parent there are many lessons that you must teach, model and reinforce for your children.  This character and behavioral training is something that the parent has to involve him or herself with on a daily basis for at least 18 years.  This being the case, it is no wonder that parents are overjoyed […]

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Balancing extracurricular activities with academics for schoolkids

January 14, 2018

As a parent, you have high expectations for your children. You want them to be the very best at everything. Parenting is not a competition; deep down you acknowledge this fact true. Yet at the same time, your children are a reflection of your efforts. It is natural for parents to desire for their children […]

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Activities to do with the Kids this Summer

January 14, 2018

School is officially out for Summer, camp is out of your spending range – now what? Instead of going crazy trying to keep the kids out of your hair, here are some suggestions for keeping them busy, promoting confidence and family bonding and keeping you sane! Volunteering – Check with local organizations to learn what […]

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More than just a Summer Vacation Strategies for getting the most out of Summer

January 14, 2018

Ah, summer! Full of constant fun, sun, and never-ending entertainment.. Or, full of lying on the couch watching TV and being bored until school starts again. I’ve experienced both of those outcomes, and I know which I prefer! So, how do you make sure your summer is one to remember, instead of just an interlude […]

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How to Encourage a Childs Motivation for Extracurricular Activities

January 14, 2018

Extracurricular activities are very important to a child’s development, making a kid well rounded for future years. Integrating an interest into your child into specific hobbies should begin at a young age. Influencing a child should occur when they think you’re their hero, not their enemy. In the teen years, it’s hard to force an […]

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Summer Camp Safety Tips

January 14, 2018

Every child should experience summer camp at least once before they grow up; making new friends, learning new skills and having fun. Just be sure the experience isn’t marred by an accident that could be prevented by having a talk with your child about safety issues. Don’t alarm your child but caution them about the dangers, using these […]

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How to Find a Camp for a Special needs Child

January 14, 2018

As parents, we are protective of our children and more so of our children with special need. We want them to be self sufficient and independent. We want them to have the same opportunities as children without special needs. We want them to experience summer camp. But it is indeed a daunting prospect, particularly if […]

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Should Parents Raise their Children without Television – No

January 14, 2018

The Disney Channel. Nickelodeon. The Cartoon Network. The Discovery Channel – Kids. PBS. Animal Planet. The Science Channel – Kids. And the list goes on and on. With an abundance of educational and family-friendly programming available due to the proliferation and ever growing choice of cable networks and satellite TV companies, the answer to the […]

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Tips for Summer Camp Safety

January 14, 2018

Summer camp is a time when children are often more active than usual, participating in a variety of activities that can pose a hazard to their general safety and well-being.  The first, and possibly, most important tip is to check is if the camp is accredited with the American Camp Association (ACA).  Although this may not assure […]

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