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Child Safety Pedestrian Walking Safe

December 24, 2017

One of the key goals of any parent is to make sure their children remain safe. Walking is something that most people do not consider dangerous and it is done without much thought. For children, especially because of their small stature and impulsive ways, walking can be very hazardous if they are not taught the […]

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Questions to ask a Summer Child Care Provider

December 24, 2017

Child care is an important decision for parents to make.  The child care professional may spend a lot of time with a child and have a great influence on the attitude and development of the child. It is a good idea to find a child care provider that is skilled and expresses the same values […]

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Questions to ask a Summer Child Care Provider

December 24, 2017

With summer up and running and most schools released, releasing, or about to release their students, parents are looking into summer child care, and they have questions. The problem is, for most of them, their only vivid question is “what questions do I ask?” If you’re reading this article, you’re obviously one of these parents. […]

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Questions to ask a new Babysitter

December 22, 2017

While kids may be free from their jobs for the summer, adults unfortunately, still have to work. Most parents won’t let little kids stay home alone so they hire a babysitter. While some babysitters may be your friends children, some you may not know. Therefore you should give an interview to make sure that the […]

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How to Raise your Child Bilingual

December 21, 2017

An increasing number of parents make the decision that they want their children to grow up bilingual, or even speaking three languages. The reason for this can vary, it might be that the parents have different nationalities and each wants to pass on their own heritage and culture, the parents might live in a foreign […]

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Women returning to work when the nest is empty

December 21, 2017

For women who have opted to be stay-at-home mothers for the duration of their children’s formative years, returning to gainful employment, and finding a niche, can be a challenge. Whether your children are grown and you are an empty-nester, or finances dictate that you must return to work, being unemployed for several years can go […]

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Best Ways to Explain the Responsibilities of a Policeman to a Child

December 19, 2017

It’s quite understandable that a small child may be intimidated at the sight of a police officer strutting down the street authoritatively, especially if a gun is in the holster while the officer exhibits a stern face. Often adults forget to try to observe their surroundings from a child’s vantage point. Highly inquisitive by nature, […]

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Are you Prepared to Foster a Child

December 15, 2017

There are many reasons families and individuals decide to foster children.  It is a wonderful way to truly make a difference in a child’s life.  However, it is not for every family.  Just as each family is unique, so is each foster child.  It can often be difficult to make the two mesh, but it […]

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Ways to reduce holiday parenting stress

December 14, 2017

All of the planning and extra duties for the holidays can be demanding for busy parents, as well as maintaining everyday tasks and keeping the children happy and entertained. With extra obligations to plan and organize, the holidays can become stressful. However, there are ways to reduce stress to enjoy the festivities. Here is a […]

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Sperm and the Single Mother

December 13, 2017

The practice of intentionally having children when you know you will be a single parent is very questionable.  Children fare much better in two parent homes.  The statistics clearly show that children in two parent, intact homes have significantly better outcomes. Boys are more than twice as likely to end up in jail if they […]

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