Helping Children Cope with Short Separations from Their Parent

Are you going to be traveling without your children for a few weeks?  Or is your spouse/partner the one traveling? These relatively short trips are usually pretty manageable,

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Behind Every Cute Social Media Photo: 1000 Blurry Roller Skate Pictures and a Few Meltdowns

Another weekend of playful memories with my family got me thinking about the truth behind the photos that get shared on social media. A friend of mine recently

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The Truth About Hiking with Little Kids (and a Few Survival Tips)

Our military family is lucky enough to spend three years living on Oahu, Hawaii and during that time, I have committed us to seeing and doing basically everything

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Are you mentally prepared to watch ‘Surviving R. Kelly’?

I'm going to show my age here (or my youth, depending on who is reading this), but my Senior Class Song in 1997 was "I Believe I Can

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Should a 5 Year Old Have a New Year’s Resolution??

Last night, I started talking with my 5 year old daughter about New Years celebrations. We talked about seeing a fireworks show and then I told her that

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“If It Bleeds, It Leads” – Talking to Children About Tragic News Headlines

Welcome back our guest blogger Marly Hinestroza, as she discusses about tragic media headlines, the effects on children, and how you as a parent can help!  ___________ On

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Anxiety in Children and How to Help

Let’s welcome back one of our guest bloggers, Kim Martinez, as she dives into the topic of children with anxiety. ___________________________ Parental Support of Children with Anxiety When

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Helping Your Child Navigate Difficult Emotions

Welcome Alyssa Caldbeck as our guest blogger this week as she explores navigating a child’s difficult emotions. ______________________________ Parenting is the most challenging job you’ll ever have. Weathering

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Ways to Help Your Child with School Stress

Let’s welcome Sharon Montcalm as this week’s guest blogger who talks of school stress and how to help your children cope! _____________________________ We have all heard the words

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The Empathetic Child

Welcome guest blogger, Adrienne Jeffries! She brings to light the realities of nurturing the Empathetic Child! Being a Social Worker and having at least one empathetic child, I

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