It’s Almost Time for Back to School: Are You Road Ready?

Guest Post from Free Lance Writer : Amy Patterson With the school year just around the corner, you’re probably putting away your summer bucket list and starting a “back to school” to do list. Not only do your kids need new clothes and school supplies, but you might need to coordinate your schedule for carpool […]

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Stop Arguing Start Listening

According to the Cambridge dictionary to argue means, “to disagree especially strongly and sometimes angrily in talking or discussing something.” If you read my article, “Are You Listening?” you might be noticing how well you really listen to others when they speak. Hopefully, you are practicing some of the insider tips in how to be […]

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What Did You Say? The words we use impact our children

Calling all educators and parents! Do you ever wonder why your students or child seem to make what “we” see as the same mistakes or have an endless negative attitude? Granted there can be many reasons for the repeated poor choices or continued difficulties, but experience has shown me time and time again we can […]

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The “Texting Trap!”

Just the other day, I was on the phone with someone who insisted on texting and not talking. I am a communicator and need to talk things out from time to time. If I’m not given this option, it is tempting to fall into the “Texting Trap” as what might seem to be the only […]

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What Do Children Get When They Give During the Holidays?

Does the holiday season sound something like this? I want, I want and I want more? Are there unopened toys or an abundance of stuff and a drought of value? We love our children and they love us so, how do we teach them the benefits of giving back to others? How do we encourage […]

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Pull the Plug on T.V. Time

“Shut the t.v.! Dinner is getting cold! Come here now!” So, you come home from a long day at work. Your kids finished their homework and now they’re watching t.v. as you cook and they wait for dinner. But, somehow the act of “waiting for dinner” has disappeared and you have 2 zombies captivated by […]

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“8 Simple Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence”

A healthy self-esteem can set the foundation for your child to build healthy relationships, make positive decisions under pressure and to not be afraid to take the necessary risks associated with potential success. When faced with today’s challenges, a child’s confidence can be very fragile however, with your nurturing guidance your child can succeed and […]

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