Parenting

Considering Homeschooling? Start Here

Homeschooling has become an increasingly popular way of providing children with their education. As of 2013, over 1.7 million kids were being homeschooled in the United States. With many reasons behind the decision to homeschool – school environment, instruction, and health concerns – it is important for parents to know where they can find support […]

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Parenting

It Takes An Online Village

You’ve heard it before; it takes a village to raise a child. And, sometimes parents find that this couldn’t be any truer. The modern working parent will have more job titles than those of the past; transitioning on average every three years. This means it is likely that the modern parent will find themselves not […]

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Family Fun, Parenting

5 Perfect Board Games For Your Next Family Game Night

What’s your favorite family board game? Whether it’s too hot to go outside or raining cats and dogs, board games are perfect for family entertainment. Aside from the laugh-out-loud fun that many of these games entail, board games can also promote learning and develop important life skills like problem-solving, sportsmanship, and the ability to laugh […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

This Facebook Tool Helps Find Missing Children

Most parents can remember a time when only milk cartons, radio broadcasts, and local news programs were used to disseminate information about missing children. Unsurprisingly, these largely outdated mediums were limited in their reach as images of missing children took weeks to appear on milk cartons, radio bulletins lacked visual representations, and the local news […]

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Parenting

How To Discuss Current Events With Your Kids

How do you talk about tough topics with your kids? It seems that each day there is a new world event to interpret. When it comes to talking to kids, how do we know what to share? Some current events can be confusing and, at times, scary. But, staying up to date is important and […]

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Parenting

How To Be a Great Role Model For Your Children

Children learn about the world by observing their surroundings. It’s not surprising that at eight months, children begin imitating others through facial expressions and hand gestures. Parents quickly become their child’s guide to navigating different situations. A Gallup study found that 71 percent of teens say their social and political ideology is the same as […]

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Parenting, Technology

Quick Tips for Grocery Shopping and Meal Prep

The average American from age 25-64 spends about 37 minutes every single day preparing meals. That may not seem like very much time. Think about it like this that is just over 12 minutes per meal, at three meals per day. Parents reading this are already rolling their eyes. Getting in and out of the […]

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