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Social Media Benefits and Dangers to Children or Adolescents

November 13, 2017

Children and young teens are attracted to social networking sites, and it is natural for them to want to use them to communicate with their friends, to follow their favorite celebrities, and to connect with other young people. As a parent you should be aware of the impact that social media can have on children, adolescents and families. […]

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Why it is Important to Read Bedtime Stories to your Children

November 13, 2017

Parenting is a job that is constantly subjected to learning curves, and no manual has been provided. Children are dependent upon their parents for every aspect of their healthy growth and development. In order to ensure that you are preparing your child with literacy skills that they will need for the rest of their lives, […]

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How to explain the role of a nurse to a child

November 12, 2017

Children are curious creatures that enjoy learning about the world around them. There are many new situations and people that they are faced with which can often promote questions, as they wish to become educated. In some instances, a child’s questions can leave a caregiver or educator feeling perplexed and unsure how to give the […]

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How much time should children watch television

November 12, 2017

Television can be a good form of entertainment for children, providing it is used correctly. With many reports about the negative effects of television it can leave parents wondering just how much television time is appropriate for children. It is important to get the balance right, as too much screen time can have negative effects. […]

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Sperm Banks and Single Parenthoodis it right for the Child

November 12, 2017

To say that science has made advancements in research is an understatement. These days, sex is not a requirement for there to be conception. This is thanks to sperm banks whose role is to donate sperms to women who would want to conceive through artificial insemination. There are a number of reasons why many women […]

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Reasons parents should learn about social networks

November 12, 2017

Young children today are far better versed with the technology and the cyber world than that of previous generations. On-line socializing in today’s modern society is possibly on an equal par with real life socializing. It has become a way of life, and offers a fast and efficient way to connect and keep up with […]

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What it means to be a stepparent

November 11, 2017

The role of a stepparent is much more than just marrying a person who has children. All the marriage does is get you a new title. There is a lot of hard work involved in actually being a stepparent.  A stepparent has many important roles in a family. These roles should not be taken lightly […]

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Benefits and drawbacks of family members as babysitters

November 11, 2017

Parents of young children need some down time if they are to avoid burnout or depression, and babysitters can give them the possibility of breathing space or a date night. Those parents who have close family members living nearby, to lend a hand as babysitters, are indeed fortunate. Or are they? Using family members as […]

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How to inform a new babysitter of your family’s rules

November 11, 2017

For busy parents, being assured a new babysitter or nanny can stick to the family’s rules is important. Consider writing your family’s policy with the caregiver to avoid confusion and maintain consistency. A written policy also informs a new caregiver of any routines or issues your child may have. To get started in writing your […]

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How to effectively take on the role of stepparent

November 10, 2017

The role of a stepparent; just how does one define it? Being a parent is a difficult enough task. Becoming a stepparent, no matter great the relationship with your stepchild was during the dating phase, can be daunting. Before diving head first into your new role, one must know the definition of a stepparent. Defining […]

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