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  • Allowances form the foundation for most kids to learn to deal with money. Its critical the allowance is set up as an ongoing process for earning money, not a method to demonstrate love or to reward kids for actions that are naturally expected in a family unit. Here are...

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  • I’m often asked about spanking and its positive or negative impact on kids. A few years ago Child Magazine did a survey of their readers and found that 37 percent of parents discipline their toddlers several times a day, and 27 percent discipline their child in public several times...

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  • Your tween has a boyfriend or girlfriend. Maybe your tween tells you directly. Or perhaps, you found out from a friend, another parent, Facebook or by checking in on their texts.  You feel that moment of dread and panic. How could this be? You’re baffled. How could he be...

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  • How to curb kid test jitters, get ready for those tests, improve scores, and recognize if when to seek medical advice It’s that time again one of kids more dreaded four-letter words: T.E.S.T. These days it seems even for many kids even if they’ve studied hard and done their...

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Raising Caring Boys

Raising Caring Boys

Co-Host of Hallmark’s “Home & Family” Mark Steines offers advice on some crucial aspects of raising kids as a single dad in today’s complex...Read More »

Raising Caring Kids

Raising Caring Kids

An Interview with Hallmark Co-Star with Mark Steines of “Home and Family” Cristina Ferrare Raising caring kids is a difficult job in today’s busy...Read More »


4 Positions to NOT Put Your Child In

These days, it seems most parents shy away from their main role, which is,...Read More »

Shy Kids: Tips for Introducing Children to New Experiences

Shy Kids: Tips for Introducing Children to New Experiences

Signing a child up for an indoor soccer club, a local theater club or...Read More »

Understanding & Easing The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Understanding & Easing The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

how to deal with the baby blues  By: Amy-Rose White, MSW, CSW, Director of...Read More »

6 Tips to Help Your Child Produce Quality School Work

6 Tips to Help Your Child Produce Quality School Work

By Steve Reifman  To help children reach their amazing potential, it is imperative that...Read More »

Knowing If Your Teenager is Hanging with the Wrong Crowd

Knowing If Your Teenager is Hanging with the Wrong Crowd

The wrong crowd is another way of saying that your kid is hanging around...Read More »


Dr. Karen Ruskin

4 Personality Types In Reaction To Winter Weather Stress

Stress, stress, stress. Who does not experience stress? We all experience stressful times in our life, and it is our personality type, our style in which how we react to those stressors that affect not just our own personal mental health and wellness. How our personality type reacts to stress affects those around us....

Do Women Want To Be Dominated Sexually?

50 Shades Of Grey Confuses Men About What Women Want Sexually Do women want to be dominated sexually? Do women want to be submissive in the sexual relationship with their mate in a committed relationship? What do women want in a committed relationship sexually? Do men understand what women want in a committed sexual...

Do Women Want To Be Dominated Sexually? 50 Shades Of Grey Movie

Do Women Want To Be Dominated Sexually? Do women want to be submissive in the sexual relationship with their mate in a committed relationship? The ’50 Shades Of Grey’ movie has opened up the lines of communication for these very questions to be asked. For men who saw the ‘50 Shades of Grey’ movie,...

Bullying

How To Stop Bullying – & Secrets Parents Need to Know

The topic of bullying continues. Parents have questions, and this parenting expert has the...

Classroom Bullying We Don’t Discuss

As October comes to a close and we wrap up honoring National Bullying Prevention...

Could Your Child Be a Cyber-Bully?

Do you suspect your child is bullying other kids online? By Mary Kay Hoal...

4 Tips to Help Kids ‘STANd’ Up to Bullying

taking down the bully As sure as kids return to school each Fall in the U.S.,...

The Guide for Creating Student Bullying Focus Groups

An essential way to hear student concerns about school safety, their ideas for reducing...

“Cyberbullying and Bullying Are Not the Same” Say Kids

BC research and three takeaways for bully prevention New research on bullying is published so...




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