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Raising Boys – Tips to Make You Think

The differences between men and women are often discussed, ranted about, and written about (Mars and Venus.) It’s a common acceptance that men and women are typically polar opposites and how trying to understand the opposite gender is next to impossible. While it would be easier to simply accept this as fact, the truth remains, once parenthood becomes a reality, all gloves are off. Parents must then attempt to become experts on how to rear their children regardless of gender. An easy way to approach the task of raising boys is to put it in perspective. Besides wanting these young men to be smart, polite, confident, successful, law-abiding, intelligent citizens, mothers should try to raise their sons to be the type of man they’d want to marry, and fathers should try to raise sons to be the type of men they’d want their daughters, sisters or mother to marry.

Grilling Up a Festive Summer Feast

Summer is filled with family picnics and barbecues, but you need to make sure that those burgers and pasta salads aren’t served with a side of bacteria.

The Childcare Trapeze Act

“Yes,” she said, and hurried off to work.

Surviving Blended Families - Tips to Help Families Get There

It’s no secret it takes work to make a family, well, work. Individual personalities, daily situations and family dynamics all play roles in the development of a successful relationship. These factors are even truer when trying to blend a family.

Online Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Parents’ concerns about Internet safety used to be confined to the computer. Today, kids have more access to the Internet through smart phones and gaming devices so the potential for cyberbullying is greater than ever.

There’s Nothing Wrong with a Little Failure

From birth to adulthood the idea of failure takes a dramatic turn for the worst! When babies begin trying to hold their heads up, roll over, crawl, pull themselves up and walk they are encouraged to “keep trying” and applauded for each attempt. Do they fail until they ultimately succeed? Absolutely! Are they criticized for failing? Absolutely not! It is understood that they are progressing through a learning process and they are encouraged.

Celebrate Easter with Cookie Pops

For a fresh take on Easter treats, these egg-shaped cookie pops will surprise and delight. Easy and delicious, each one is uniquely decorated -an unexpected, but festive way to say “Happy Easter!”

Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries

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Expert Advise About Teens and Tweens

Teen parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman on how to talk with your constantly irritated child.

Can You Hear Me Now? Hearing Loss in Teens and Tweens

If you’re the parent of a teen or tween, chances are you’ve wondered, half-jokingly, if your child hears anything you say. The reality is that there are over 6.5 million American children ages 12 to 19 living with some form of hearing loss — and much of it is preventable.
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