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Recent Common Parenting Concerns

Teens Online Safety

Cyberbullying and Teens – The Basics for Parents

Cyberbullying has increased. To effectively stop cyberbullying, it is important not only to know what it is, but also how it presents itself, and the possible effects. Awareness is the key to … More

Smart Child Schoolwork

Motivate and Challenge Gifted Children

Gifted children have a great capacity to learn quickly and efficiently. This is almost always a positive quality. The downside to this is that your child may feel bored and unmotivated when they have … More

Parent Gifted Child

Help Your Gifted Child Succeed in School

Having a gifted child can feel like a big responsibility. You want your child to be able to live up to their full potential, and don’t want to hold them back. Gifted children have some areas that come … More

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Recent Family Living Posts

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Back to School Tips to Get the Best Buys and Save

It’s time for that yearly journey to get back to school supplies and clothes. With all the great deals offered at the store, you might be tempted to buy clothing to carry your child through to … More

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How to Encourage and Support Your Budding Writer

So you noticed that your child is writing on practically everything in sight. It may even seem to be a problem. Congratulations! You may be the parent of a budding writer. It is a great joy to be … More

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How to Encourage and Support Your Budding Teacher

Aside from parents, teachers are our children’s most influential role models. Many children admit that they would like to teach when they grow up. The world can always use dedicated teachers, so … More

In The Spotlight

What Was The Photographer Thinking?

Recently, Melody and I read a news article about a little boy in a wheelchair who was having his yearly class picture made. Not a biggie, right? Wrong! Apparently, the little boy who was placed … More