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5 Ways to Help Your Teenager Transition into High School

Starting high school can be a difficult transition for both students and parents – new school, new friends, new outlook, new responsibilities, and new...
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Don’t Take Anything Personally: 4 Simple Words to Help Your Kids Cope with Difficult People

At the end of the last school year I was chatting with the mom of my step-daughter’s BFF and she mentioned that her daughter...

How the Concept of Being a Good Enough Mother Helps Anxious Moms and Their Children

Do you feel general anxiety that ranges from uneasiness to overwhelming panic? Many moms experience a kind of all-day-long nervousness. Some have periodic panic...

How the 5 Steps of Parental Intelligence Can Reduce Anxiety in Mothers

Anxiety in motherhood takes on many forms because all moms are unique. As mothers, we carry around the weight of self-doubt about our parenting,...

Mom Tips: 7 Methods to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

Mom is often synonymous with the term "referee" when more than one child is involved and sibling rivalry sets in. The oldest feels put...

How Moms Can Help Their Teen Transition into Junior High School

You dutifully stood at your child's elementary school graduation with the other moms, trying not to cry your eyes out and embarrass your little one...

7 Fail-Safe Meals to Prepare Ahead and Freeze For Later

              For busy moms, cooking dinner everyday when you get home can be tiring. Even a stay-at-home mom will have days when cooking is not...

“Please” and “Thank You” is Not Enough – How to Raise a Toddler with Manners

We drill it into their minds that "please" and "thank you" are the magic words, but do our toddlers really grasp the concept of...

How to Stay Active as a Family

Despite the many evident benefits of physical activity to one's health, majority of people do not have an active lifestyle. The latest figures show...

3 Creative Birthday Party Themes For the Whole Family to Enjoy

Bowling and bounce houses are loads of fun, but it can be hard to celebrate with everyone in your family when some activities are...