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10 Activities and Tips Develop Children’s Reading Skills

One of the major milestones in your children’s lives is learning to read. As a parent, this is a wonderful time but the prospect may cause some concerns. Since children begin learning the skills needed to read from birth, it’s important that you begin setting the stage early. Here are ten activities and tips to […]

Dental Care Tips for Children – Birth to 6 Years

Dentists recommend adults stop by for a check-up twice a year. What about kids? Even though they start out with no teeth and end up losing their baby teeth, dental care is critical for children. Laying a solid foundation of dental care can prevent cavities, acid erosion, tooth decay, gum disease and a whole host […]

Characteristics of Strong Single Parenting Families

If you are a single parent, you may not think it’s possible to have a strong family or even be a real family at all. But that’s simply not true! Single-parent families are “real” families. You can foster characteristics of strong family life that results in a healthy family dynamic. Find out what characteristics make […]

Five Common Parenting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Let’s face it – children don’t come with instruction booklets. What they do come with is years of experience from those who have done it before. Utilizing the advice and assistance of experienced professionals and other parents can help you avoid the most common parenting mistakes. No one wants to admit that they are a […]

How to Handle Unwanted Parenting Advice

In this world, there is no shortage of opinions. Someone is always ready to hand out the advice, whether you ask for it or not. The most aggravating of situations is when people seek to give you advice on raising your children even if you don’t ask. How do you handle these situations? “If I […]

Monitoring Early Childhood Development

The growth of a child is incredibly important. Parents invest time, money and energy in making sure that their children are growing mentally, emotionally and physically in the proper manner. There are a number of resources that are available to help parents track and monitor the development of their children. Early childhood development is extremely […]

Quality Time With Children vs Making Connections

Virtually all parents consider a trip to the playground or a museum to be quality time with their children. An afternoon spent together at a park is quality time; however children need more than just quality time with their parents; they need connection time. We are well aware as to when our children feel connected […]

Quality Time with Your Child 101

What is “quality time” and why has it reached paramount importance in parenting magazines? Quality time is when you spend time focused on your child. It is not the time that you pay the bills, clean the house, or run errands. It is not the time that the ringing of the phone constantly disrupts your […]