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March 9, 2016
Spring is almost here! Does anyone else have Spring Fever?!?!

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke   Can you believe that St. Patty’s Day […]

March 2, 2016
Self-Injury Awareness – An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

February 17, 2016
What-not-to-do-after you lose…

Photo Credit: © Susan Leggett | Dreamstime.com If you live in the US, you have likely heard about the Denver Broncos win over […]

January 20, 2016
Screen Time – A Dream or A Nightmare?

Lead by Example The saying, “Do what I say, not what I do!” is BALONEY!  Our kids are watching our every move so, […]

January 13, 2016
Technology and Kids Today – Screentime, apps, and social media oh my!

Do you ever feel guilty for allowing too much “screen time” with your kids just to have a few extra moments to finish […]

November 25, 2015
Tips For Making Holiday Travel Less Stressful

We’re hitting some of the heaviest travel seasons of the year – families getting together for Thanksgiving or making that trek back home […]

October 28, 2015
Teens and Stress: The 411

  Wouldn’t it be nice if parents could control everything about their children! You know, just for a little while, say maybe until they’re […]

October 21, 2015
Homework Tips for Parents

  By Guest Blogger – Emily Pavot Although your teen is in high school, it is OK to help them. However, there is […]

August 19, 2015
The parenting road always has potholes…

    I’m not really sure how to start this…but he isn’t going back. This is the weekend…the weekend that everyone’s college-aged kids […]

August 1, 2015
Making A Summer Road Trip More Enjoyable

It’s summer vacation time, which for lots of us means piling in the family car and heading off, hopefully, for fun and adventure.  […]

July 8, 2015
Raising a “Street Smart” Kid

This post originally appeared on A Fine Parent. by Chonce Maddox. (This article is part of the Emotional Intelligence series.) Are your children equipped […]

July 1, 2015
Let’s Put a Bow on the 12 Habits of a WISE Family

It’s time to finally wrap up and put a bow around the 12 habits of Wise families!  Although it was only 12 habits, […]