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Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent Once school starts, family life becomes more hectic. From the fall breaks to picking costumes for Halloween to fall festivals and trunk-or-treat to deciding where the family will spend the holidays on top of balancing work and extra-curricular […]

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Parenting Approaches to Growing Self-Control

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Growing Self-Control Self-control can seem elusive to parents who have spent time chasing young children in the park who aren’t ready to leave, scrubbed crayon marks off walls, and watched a toy launched across the room by a frustrated toddler. Many moms and dads can […]

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Experiences that Build Lifelong Learners {Sponsored Post By The Parenting Center}

Scenario 1 :: Eight-month-old Isabelle waves her arms with excitement as she watches her neighbor’s dog chasing a ball. She glances up at her mother, then back at the dog, and babbles with excitement. Her mother smiles, makes eye contact with her, and says, “You are so excited to watch Max play fetch. He’s running […]

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Establishing Boundaries with Your Child and Social Media {Sponsored by The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital}

Disclosure :: One of the many decisions that parents struggle with today is whether or not to give their child a cell phone, and if they do, what is the right age? Once they do give them a cell phone, what is the best way to establish boundaries with the internet at their finger tips? The Parenting Center at […]

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Grandparenting Today: The Experts Weigh In With Advice for First Time Grandparents {Sponsored by The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital}

Disclosure :: As parents some of us are sure of ourselves and others … not so much. Generally, though, parents have plentiful opportunities to take classes. But what about grandparents? Things have changed in the past several decades, and we are so thrilled that our sponsors, Touro Infirmary and The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital, are […]

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Where do you get your parenting advice

Where Do You Get Your Parenting Advice? {Sponsored by The Parenting Center}

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but we believe the topic is highly relevant in this crazy age of internet access where there is a bevy of parenting information and personal stories at our fingertips. How do you know whom to trust or what is the real deal? Today one of our favorite sponsors, The […]

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