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How to Determine if your Child is Ready to Ride on the Bus

January 12, 2018

Sending your precious little one off on the school bus for the first time is a scary experience for parents. You are officially relinquishing control of your kid to the care-taking of a bus driver you most likely don’t know and kids you don’t know and have no control over. However, this is a passage kids must […]

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Ways to Amuse Preschoolers during the Winter

January 12, 2018

Winter lasts as long as any other season, but to parents of preschoolers its duration may seem interminable.  While adults yearn for the warm weather, outdoor escapades and sunny beach days to come, their little ones just want to have some fun…today.  The calendar is no obstacle to a preschooler’s quest for adventure.  Here are […]

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Pros and Cons of Letting Children use Social Media

January 11, 2018

We are living in this digital landscape as immigrants. People used to live in an analog world where they had to send letters via Mr. Postman. But now, some of you have to learn how to Google things and send a message electronically. We are the parents of digital natives. Digital natives are those who […]

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How to Communicate with your Children

January 11, 2018

Communication is the key to a great relationship with your children no matter what age they might be. A lack of communication between parent and child can lead to negative feelings and misunderstandings. But communicating with your children can be difficult if they are particularly resistant. There are ways to communicate effectively with your children […]

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The Challenges Faced by a Mother

January 10, 2018

Just another day in December, I am on my way to pick up my oldest son from after school care with my youngest son who is 2.5 months old in his car seat in the back seat. Just like after every other school day I pull up to the child care center I get my […]

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Reasons for Abortions

January 10, 2018

I think the most problem that surrounds deciding if abortions should be regulated by the government or not is the fact that that we can not come to an agreement about whether abortion is murder or not. The legal system is not supposed to be based on feelings, but facts and the idea that we […]

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Should Fathers be able to Opt out of Parenthood – Yes

January 10, 2018

When it comes to parenthood, fathers sometimes get the short end of the stick.  What may have started out as a simple roll in the sack for a heterosexual couple can quickly turn into something much more if the woman gets pregnant.  Suddenly, she’s nurturing a brand new life and she gets to make all the important decisions as to […]

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Are Nanny Cams a Violation of Babysitters Rights – No

January 10, 2018

In my opinion there is nothing at all wrong with having a “nanny cam”. Some people would say that it is a violation of someones rights to video tape them with out their consent or knowledge, which is true in most instances. But, when it comes to the safety of my child it is my […]

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Who’s to Blame for Violence in our Children

January 10, 2018

CHILD VIOLENCE Who is to blame for the increasing violence among children? It is all too easy to blame the parents! A comment made recently on the radio suggested parents ought to know how to bring up their children to learn how to behave because they were children once themselves. But this does not necessarily […]

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Child Abuse Ear Piercing

January 9, 2018

So now I am a child abuser? Being a parent gets you labeled with so many different titles and criticisms, but never in a million years would I have thought that I would ever be labeled a child abuser! I had my daughters ears pierced at 3 months old, as it is family tradition, and, […]

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