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Parenting

30 Days of Giving Thanks: A Lesson in Gratitude for Both of Us

Parenting

Teaching our children gratitude and to appreciate all they have is challenging in a world where we have oh so much. It’s not impossible, though, and one of the best ways is by modeling gratitude, giving thanks, and showing appreciation yourself. This can be (and should be) done year-round, but Thanksgiving is an extra special […]

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Fevers in Children: Learning to Cope & FAQs on Medications

Parenting

Nearly eight years ago, as a new mom to an infant daughter, it was hard to know what symptoms were catastrophic and which were simply normal and part of everyday life for a newborn baby. When my baby girl would have a temperature above the normal 98.6 degrees I knew to be normal, it was […]

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Halloween Oral Care Tips for Kids

Parenting

Tomorrow is Halloween and with the holiday, many kids all over will be feasting on Halloween candy and treats. It’s one of the few nights as a kid, where I remember being allowed to have more than one piece of candy in one sitting. Luckily, as a parent, I haven’t had to deal much with […]

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Halloween Traditions and a Halloween Costume Idea from The Wisest Kid in the Whole World {Video}

Parenting

Can you believe that Halloween is only TWO DAYS away? The holiday sure did sneak up on me and I found myself scrambling over the last weekend to be sure my kids had their Halloween costumes ready. I’m so thankful for online ordering and free shipping – with just a little research and a few […]

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Talking to Kids About Medicine Abuse

Parenting

Though cough medicine abuse is more common among teenagers, I’ve already begun talking to my oldest about the need to be careful when taking medicines. Even at 7 years old, she can understand that too much of anything can turn into a bad thing. Building upon that concept, we’ve had talks about how medicines can […]

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