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How to React when someone Makes a Disparaging Comment when you are Breastfeeding in Public

November 9, 2017

For many mothers, choosing to breastfeed is a difficult decision to make. One of the fears many new mothers have of breastfeeding is having to do it ‘in public,’ which means outside the home, which is unavoidable with a newborn baby as regular patterns of feeding, even sleeping and waking take some time to emerge. […]

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Emotional Baggage and Parenting

November 9, 2017

Parenting through emotional baggage is much the same as swimming through mud. The harder you struggle, the deeper you sink. While the single parent may face additional challenges, all parents struggling with emotional baggage face many of the same issues. You can play the part of the victim if you like. You can make all […]

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Why you shouldn’t treat teenagers like children

November 9, 2017

Parenting a teenager can be difficult, as teenagers are at that awkward age between transitioning from child to adult. At times teenagers can act child-like, and at other times they can act grown-up. This is perfectly fine and acceptable, and is good for their morale. While your teen may act child-like at times, it is […]

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How to Teach your Child the Skills Needed for Academic Success

November 9, 2017

The beginning of a new school year is rapidly approaching, and you are wondering what you can do to help your child succeed academically. Don’t worry. You don’t have to do their homework for them. Instead, teach them the skills they need for academic success. Goal Setting The first thing you will need to do […]

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How an after School Job Helps your Teen Learn Money Management

November 9, 2017

Let’s face it. It sounds almost horrible to state the reality of our world today. Money seems to either directly or indirectly influence our lives on a daily basis more than perhaps any other entity within our lives. While we would love to pat ourselves on the back and delude ourselves into thinking that our […]

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What You’re not Told about your Birth Options

November 9, 2017

As a mom of two, one a c-section and one a hospital (non medicated) vbac, here is what I wish I knew the first time around. I wish I knew my rights. Yes, it sounds strange but it’s true. You have the right to turn down any medical procedure, any test or any medication that […]

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Tips for bonding with mixed race grandchildren

November 9, 2017

A grandchild is a precious gift. It is another opportunity in life to show unconditional love to a child. It is not something that should be taken lightly or take for granted. The world seems like a much smaller place. Technology allows us to reach around the planet in a matter of seconds through the […]

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Fun Activities for Teenagers

November 9, 2017

Teenagers are very hyper which can sometimes make them end up in trouble. This is simply a “turbulent” age for most teens, and as a parent you may find it difficult to keep your teenage daughter or son out of trouble. However, there are several ways in which you can keep you teenage son or […]

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Get kids to drink water

November 9, 2017

Our bodies need water to keep functioning, and it is the same for children who dehydrate far more quickly than adults. It is vital that children drink water regularly to keep hydrated to maintain good health. Often children are too busy playing to take time out to drink, they also don’t think about drinking and […]

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How to Minimize Pregnancy Stretch Marks

November 9, 2017

The problem of pregnancy stretch marks can be approached from three angles, diet, skin care, and exercise, both during and after pregnancy.   During pregnancy it is advisable to avoid the stretching process which causes the marks by keeping weight down. “Eating for two” is a myth.  You need to eat well, but not excessively.  A […]

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