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Nov 26, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: How to Help Kids Learn to Express Gratitude

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By Emily Green 

With Thanksgiving coming up, it is important that we all remember to express our thanks to others not only this time of year, but year round. As a parent, it is important to teach kids from an early age to express thanks to those they interact with. Check out some of these parenting tips to helping kids to learn to express gratitude year round:

Having your kids learn how to express gratitude is an important aspect of growing up! Here is some parenting advice on how to help your kids learn to express gratitude on more than just Thanksgiving Day:

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Oct 29, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Stay Safe on the Spookiest Night of the Year

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By Emily Green

Halloween is one of the holidays that kids look forward to the most each year. Who wouldn’t want all that candy? As fun as the holiday can be, though, kids and adults have to remember to stay safe. You never know what spooky creatures might be out and about in the dead of night! Check out some of these parenting tips on how to make sure you and your kids come home safely on Halloween.

Keeping your kids safe is the best parenting advice anyone can ask for! What are some tips for staying safe on the spookiest night of the year — Halloween?

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Nov 5, 2019 0

Parenting Trend: Raising Confident Daughters

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By Emily Green

Raising children is never an easy feat, and in today’s society raising confident daughters is more important than ever. Women are constantly looked down upon by people by men, other women, and so many more. Women need to learn that they are strong and powerful individuals that are worth so much more than society’s standards today. By following these parenting tips, our daughters will be sure growing up that they are beautiful souls, no matter what anyone may say.

Raising confident daughters is a parenting trend that we all need to hop on! What are some tips to help your daughter’s self-esteem?

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Oct 22, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: 5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

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By Mara Miller

You love your children, then you want nothing more than for them to be happy and healthy. You want to praise them like crazy whenever they succeed, like learning to play an instrument or winning the game for their sports team. We’ve gathered together five ways to boost your child’s self-esteem in these parenting tips.

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Oct 8, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: 5 Reasons to Take a Parenting Class

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By Katie Sotack

Though not vocalized enough, parenting is a full-time job. Think of it as your career. Something you need to work at and prep for—whether that be through schooling or experience. Parenting classes offer both. Just like a career, no one expects a newbie to know everything in the beginning. Though once thought of as natural instinct, parenting is a cycle we’ve learned through observation plus trail and error. The parenting trend offers safe spaces to explore incorrect theories and learn without doing any term damage to the little ones (physical or psychological).

Classes offer parenting tips and tricks to raising a family, but what are the specific benefits of attending parenting classes?

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Sep 24, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: The Benefit of Kind Words

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By Bonnie Griffin

Trying to be a good parent is a full-time job and then some. As a parent, you’re always growing, learning, making mistakes and correcting them, and trying to find the best ways to raise your children to be good people. A big part of that includes setting a good example for your child. They see you as a role model so being a kind person yourself is important for their development as they grow. This parenting advice on using kind words with your children will help you raise your children to be good, kind people.

Try raising your children with a kind word in these parenting tips!

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Sep 10, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Tips to Get Your Child Talking

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By Bonnie Griffin

Kids are full of questions. We can sometimes find ourselves tired of giving them answers, especially when they ask the same question more than once. However tiresome the endless questions may be, it’s actually good that they are asking questions and they should be encouraged to ask even more. According to Parents.com “When you answer your child’s questions, you help keep your child’s mind open, says author and parenting expert Michele Borba, Ed.D.” This parenting advice will help you get your kids talking and help them use their imaginations and satisfy their need to learn.

Parenting Advice: Ask your kids questions to keep them talking.

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Aug 27, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Plan To Fail and Be Okay With It

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By Bonnie Griffin

If there is one thing about parenting is certain, it’s that nobody is perfect; not us and not even our children as much as we love them. We’re all human and being human means we will make mistakes, but we need to slow down and realize it’s okay to fail. Children are growing and learning. They might not meet your expectations on the first try. Admit it—you have experienced moments like this in your own life you learned from. See this as an opportunity for growth instead of failure. Instead of stressing out about mistakes you or your child might make, follow these parenting tips keep small failures from turning into something big, and help your child grow into a contributing, responsible person.

We all learn from mistakes. Here are some parenting tips on how to handle your child’s.

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Aug 13, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Lifestyle Changes for Better Behavior

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By Bonnie Griffin

We all love our children and would do anything for them, but that doesn’t mean getting them to behave in the best way is always an easy task. As a parent, you want the best for your child and part of this includes teaching them appropriate behaviors so they grow into productive and good people. Luckily, if your children have behavioral issues, we have some parenting tips to help you develop better your children’s behavior.

Here are parenting tips to help improve your child’s behavior.

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Dec 10, 2019 0

Celebrity Parents: Struggling with Postpartum and Recovery Tips

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By Bonnie Griffin

When you have a baby it’s the happiest time of your life… until it’s not. Many mothers struggle with a sense of extreme sadness and depression after giving birth. It may feel like you’re all alone, and like you need to hide your feelings and pretend to be happy even if that’s not what you’re feeling but it’s not. Celebrity parents like Katy Perry and Serena Williams are speaking out about their battle with postpartum depression. It’s nothing to be ashamed of because it is very real for many new mothers.

Parents, you’re not alone. Even celebrity parents struggle with postpartum.

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Nov 12, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Collaborative Parenting

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By Katie Sotack

Past parenting advice has sought to punish bad behaviors and reward the good. Collaborative parenting takes a new and innovative approach to parenting that involves treating your children like people. The parenting trend focuses on working with our children rather than against them to solve problems.

Collaborative parenting involves working with your children and treating them like people in this parenting advice.

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Dec 3, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Best Subscription Services for Kids

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By Katie Sotack

Subscription-based services are everywhere. From meal kits to style and book boxes, you can get your monthly fix with a continuous supply of goodies. Subscription-based services are set to become the hottest parenting trend in 2019. These boxes range from toys to diapers, and the options are endless.

With diapers, food, and fun able to be shipped regularly, there’s no need for a trip to the store any longer. Check out the subscription packages that may be right for you with these parenting tips.

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Oct 15, 2019 0

Parenting Trend: 2019 New Age Parenting Trends

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By Bonnie Griffin

Gender reveal parties were all the rage last year. They’re becoming more passé in 2019. Having all of your friends and family show up just to set off an elaborate reveal of your baby’s gender may not be at the top of your list as a new parent, especially if you are a new age parent who doesn’t want to push your baby into gender norms before they are even born. Instead of gender reveals there are many new parenting trends popular in 2019.

Move over gender reveal parties, there are new age parenting trends this year.

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Oct 1, 2019 0

Parenting Trend: Authoritative Parenting

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By Emily Green

The way you raise your child sets the foundation for the rest of his or her life. Authoritative parenting is the most recent parenting trend gaining popularity in 2019. This parenting style means you’re sensitive to your child’s emotional needs but have high standards on how you expect them to behave. It not only allows your child to explore who they are as an individual but teaches them responsibility. Check out these parenting tips to learn some parenting advice about why authoritative parenting is an ideal style of parenting.

Authoritative parenting is a popular parenting trend in 2019. What are some benefits to raising your child this way?

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Sep 17, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Social Media Apps to Keep an Eye On

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By Bonnie Griffin

Smartphones, social media, and many cell phone apps make parenting an extra difficult task these days. Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram were once apps you had to worry about your kids using inappropriately, but they pale in comparison to some of the newer apps available to children on their smartphones. Regularly checking your children’s cell phone and following this parenting advice on watching out for dangerous apps can help keep your children safe on their phones.

Parenting Tip: Monitor your children’s smartphones and watch out for these dangerous new apps.

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Sep 3, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: How to Support Your Child Through Graduation

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By Katie Sotack

You’ve made it to the graduation milestone, congratulations! Graduation is a testament to both students and parents alike. Both parties have worked hard to get to this point, but in terms of parenting, you may be asking, “what’s next?” Whether your child’s looking for their first career or moving onto more school, they need your support now more than ever.

Graduation symbolizes the end of an era. What are some ways to ensure a successful transition with this parenting advice?

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Jun 21, 2019 0

Celebrity Couple News: Teresa Giudice Shares Worries about Husband Joe’s Deportation

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By Katie Sotack

In celebrity news, Teresa Giudice of Real Housewives announced concern over her husband, Joe’s, upcoming deportation. According to UsMagazine.com the celebrity couple is separated, but Guidice shares real worries about her husband’s absence from their daughters’ lives. Guidice started a Change.org petition and wrote to the President in hopes of keeping Joe in the country.

In celebrity couple news, Teresa is worrying that her husband Joe will miss seeing their kids grow up. What are some ways to help a distant parent stay in involved?

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Aug 20, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: How to Keep Your Children During a Custody Battle

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By Bonnie Griffin

One of the worst parts of going through a separation can be worrying about splitting custody of your children. In an ideal world, both parents are loving individuals who can come to an agreement to share custody that best suits the needs of their shared children. However, there are times when an agreement cannot be reached or a parent believes it is best for the children to only live with them. This can result in a custody battle, and there are right and wrong ways to go about winning so that the backlash doesn’t come back to haunt your children.

Parenting Tips: Custody battles can be difficult. Here are some ways to keep your kids during a custody battle.

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Jul 23, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Taking Care of Yourself Helps You Take Care of Your Kids

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By Mara Miller

All parents do it: You feel selfish when you put your needs above your children’s. This can be even truer when your little one is under the age of five. Whether from self-imposed pressure or from a constant need to be around your child, it feels like there is little time for your passions outside of raising your child. This stems from an age in which we over-parent our children. It’s easy to confuse the amount of time you spend with your kid with the quality of your relationship. In fact, by not stepping away, you might be hurting yourself and your child more than you realize.

In these parenting tips, we explore how taking care of yourself helps you take care of your kids.

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Jun 25, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Tips to Leave in the Past

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By Megan McIntosh

Do you remember when you last tried an old wives’ tale because you thought it was solid parenting advice, but it didn’t work? It might have even made the situation worse. We now know some advice our elders swore by is best left in the past.

Cupid shares parenting advice that’s best left in the past.

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May 28, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Apply Research to the Practice of Parenting

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By Mara Miller

Let’s be honest: it’s easy to second guess yourself after you have your first baby…or your second…or even your third (if you decide you want that many kids!). This is totally normal! Your parents may have parenting styles that you didn’t agree with as kids, so now you want to do better for your own children. If you feel this way, it’s why you might consider applying research to the practice of parenting in these parenting tips. We are now in an age where information is literally a tap away on a phone screen or a computer keyboard, so it’s easier than ever to access the information you need.

Here are some parenting tips for applying research to help you become a better mother or father!

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May 14, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: Five Reasons to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

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By Mara Miller

Parents yell at their children, even if they might not want to openly admit it. Maybe you snapped because you’re mad they haven’t put on their shoes yet. Or, you have had it because they won’t do their homework. Or, maybe you’ve had a bad day yourself, and your teenager just smart-mouthed you one too many times, so you decided to let them have it. We’ll explore why you need to stop yelling at your kids in this parenting advice.

Parenting Advice: Five Reasons to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

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Apr 30, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: How to Cope with Your Child’s Diabetes

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By Mara Miller

According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 1.25 million children have diabetes. It can be a scary situation when you first find out a loved one is affected by this disease, but even scarier when one of them is your child. And, no matter if they have Type 1 or Type 2, it can be hard on you as a parent to not feel like it’s your fault or to feel guilty because there is a way you could have prevented it.  We have some parenting advice and parenting tips on how to cope with your child’s diabetes because it isn’t your fault and you shouldn’t feel guilty or alone with your family’s struggle to cope with it.

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Mar 20, 2019 0

Celebrity Parenting: Kristin Cavallari Says Jay Cutler Is the ‘Stricter Parent’

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By Megan McIntosh

Though no one would argue that celebrity parents Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler aren’t a team, they do have slightly different parenting styles. According to UsMagazine.com, Cavallari is a more laid-back parent. Though she’s insistent that she doesn’t let the kids run wild, she admits, “I’m more along the lines of let kids be kids and make a mess…” Husband Jay Cutler, on the other hand, likes to be a little stricter than his wife and can do without the mess.

Even celebrity parents have to discipline their children. What are some tips to keep in mind for disciplining your kids?

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