People will often ask you, “How well do you really know your babysitter?” The answer, unfortunately, is often that you don’t know as much about this person as you should. Too many people hire babysitters without doing their research. The babysitter you hire is responsible for the safety and well-being of your kids, so it’s […]
Many children are amazed by trucks on the highway. With friends or family in the car, they might try to get other truck drivers to blow their horns. Naturally, some children might even want to drive a truck when they grow up. With some experience, the trucking industry can offer some attractive salary packages and signing bonuses. If your child brings up the truck driving profession, would you be happy about it?
For years, mothers who were unhappy with their husbands were encouraged, even pressured, to stay in their marriages “for the sake of the children.” That blanket advice is no longer adequate; there are several situations in which seeking a divorce will have the best outcome for everyone involved. No child should have to watch one […]
Wonster Words is an award winning, free kids app, that was inspired by Sesame Street and created to help kids learn how to sound out words. It introduces basic word families and the 44 most common phonemes. In Wonster Words, kids play with animated letters to put together the words. These animated letters and Wonster […]
As parents, all we care about is protecting our kids and keeping them safe. One of the most challenging times for them is divorce. When marriages don’t work out, we still have to have a relationship with our exes for the sake of the kids. If you and your ex-spouse are lucky enough to have […]
Growing up, we didn’t have a lot. We didn’t have the cool clothes or awesome toys that most kids had. I mean, hell, we were just happy that mom could pay rent for another month and that we had some kind of food on the table. I can only imagine, the parenting dances of guilt […]
It is normal for your child to have periods of being hyper, and to not want to pay attention to activities that they find boring. That’s just part of being a child. But a lot of parents miss the signs of ADHD and hyperactivity in their child because they pass off this behavior as them […]
There, I said it. It’s right there in the title. I’m the mom that can’t do “Mommy Me Time”! I just can’t do it. I don’t understand it. I mean, I understand the concept of “me time”. Stepping out, by yourself, to do something for yourself. Taking a moment for yourself. Treating yourself and all […]
From the moment our kids are born, we try. We try to raise them the best way that we can. We try to give them what they need and what they want, while instilling decent morals and values. We try as hard as we can to stop our kids from becoming “THAT kid”, but what happens when YOUR kid becomes THAT kid?
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