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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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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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Apr 2, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: How Your Kids Can Benefit from Audio Books

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By Megan McIntosh

There’s something about hearing a story that makes it a little more exciting than just reading it. When someone tells you a story, it leaves room for you to focus on imagining the characters and learning the vocabulary. Celebrity parent and model, Chrissy Teigan reads aloud with her daughter Luna and the benefits from reading aloud are many. But when you don’t have the time, or when kids want to be a little more independent, children can really benefit from audio books.

Parenting Tips: Reading aloud and using audio books can be a great benefit to your kids and give them a little independence!

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Mar 19, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: 5 Steps to More Effective Parenting

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By Courtney Shapiro

Sometimes being a parent can get the best of you, it can be overwhelming, and you’re not sure if you’re truly doing what’s best for your kids. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, there is no perfect way to be a parent. Here are some parenting tips on how to be more effective with your children.

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Jun 11, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: 4 Ways to Promote Healthy Growth & Development

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By Lauren Burczyk

The way you parent has a huge impact on your child grows up. It can affect everything from how much she weighs to how confident she is about herself. It’s important to keep yourself in check and make sure that your parenting style is supporting healthy growth and development for your child. The way you parent and how you discipline your child will influence her for the rest of her life. Check out these parenting tips to learn some parenting advice about different ways to promote healthy growth and development for your child.

Read on to learn more about these four ways to promote healthy growth and development for your child.

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Feb 11, 2019 0

Celebrity Parenting: Hayden Panettiere ‘Hasn’t Had Much Time’ with Daughter Kaya

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By Megan McIntosh

According to UsMagazine.com, in the last year, Hayden Panettiere went through a celebrity break-up from her fiance of nine years, Wladimir Klitschko, and as a celebrity parent, she hasn’t been able to spend much time with her child. She’s opted instead to do what’s best for her child and allow her to spend more time with her father and grandmother overseas. Break-ups are hard to handle for everyone, but they can be especially difficult for parents.

Break-ups are hard, and that doesn’t change when you’re a celebrity parent. What are three tips to successfully co-parent your children with your ex?

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Feb 19, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: 7 Ways to Help Your Partner Cope with Postpartum

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By Mara Miller

It’s normal for a woman to feel sad, anxious, lonely, or tired after her new bundle of joy has been delivered, but usually those feelings goes away fairly quickly.  For some mothers, it becomes much more severe, affecting one out of seven women. Postpartum depression can take affect months after the baby is born. It also doesn’t affect only new mothers; it can affect someone who already has children. The disease can be so serious that some mothers have taken their lives because they couldn’t get the help they needed.

Parenting Advice: Postpartum depression can be a scary, frustrating time for the whole family. Here are 7 ways you can help your partner cope.

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Feb 5, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: 5 Ways to Talk to Your Child About Bullying

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By Lauren Burczyk

Whether it’s cyber harassment or ostracism in the lunchroom, bullying has become all too common. Despite its prevalence, bullying can be a difficult topic to discuss with your child. Kids don’t normally tell adults that they’re being bullied. It’s so important to learn some of the signs and ways to talk to your child about this form of harassment. We have included some parenting advice that can help you detect and discuss bullying with your children, including parenting tips to help you determine if your child is a victim of bullying or is the perpetrator.

Check out the five ways to talk to your child about bullying.

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Jan 8, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Keep Your Kids Safe Online

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By Courtney Shapiro

Being online is almost unavoidable in 2018. There are several ways for kids to use the internet, which can include playing games, learning, and watching TV shows or videos. While these things can be fun for kids, there are also many things on the internet that aren’t appropriate or safe for children. Here are some parenting tips to keep kids safe while online.

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