11 ways to help your child succeed in school

11 Ways To Help Your Child Succeed in School

Back to school time can be chaotic for both you and the kiddos. Whether they are attending a new school or returning after a long, carefree summer, back to school time is a transition. Here are 11 ways you can prepare for...

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Why Emotions Rule Behavior For Many Teens

Why Emotions Rule Behavior For Many Teens

One of the hardest parts of raising teens is the flood of emotions that teens experience. If you are a parent, this means navigating unpredictable moods which feels like you're walking on eggshells. When a seemingly innocent, "How are you?" is met...

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Let teens do nothing this summer

How To Let Your Teen Do Nothing This Summer

  Summer is rapidly approaching, and for some parents, the battle is just beginning. What's the struggle? Summer plans. Why is it a battle? Because you want your teen to do something this summer and s/he doesn't want to do anything. But what if...

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Savvy Parenting tips

6 Things Savvy Parents Understand

Many points of childhood are happy and innocent. But childhood is also confusing, and even more so in the teen years. None of us get through childhood OR parenthood unscathed. At some point, even if you do everything “right,”  it will be...

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10 Ways to Make Your Camper Confident

It’s Spring which means that before you know it, you’ll be at the bus stop sending your kid off to camp for the first time for what is sure to be the time of his or her life! She’s watched the welcome...

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5 Ways to Get Teen Boys Talking

Communicating with teen boys is tricky. Somewhere in adolescence, they may retreat from you and you lose access to their inner world. You struggle to understand their grunts in reply to simple questions, or they tell you to "Chill." Or, in the...

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