Family Goal Motivation Tips

If your family has set out to achieve some kind of goal together, only to abandon it due to lack of motivation, there are a number of tips that can help to make sure that you will be able to stay motivated next time around. Remembering the reason why your family made that goal in…

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Talking to Baby

Talking to children and answering any questions they may throw at you is one of the fundamental ways in which they learn. Talking, however, isn’t just important once little ones have already mastered basic language skills, but well before they have even uttered their first words. Human beings aren’t born with language skills, but rather…

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Keeping Your Family Healthy

     Medical visits are almost a certainty for all family members, especially children. However the chances of illness can be reduced by following some easy steps.      One good tip is to make sure that your family goes to the doctor for check-ups on a regular basis. These check-ups can help to prevent…

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Easing Anxiety

  Tip for easing school-time anxiety: “Talk to the Teacher.” The teacher is your best advocate in managing anxiety. Communicate concerns, ask for help, and rule out potential bullying or other class-related issues. Trust in the teacher’s expertise. Most kids can adapt once they are in their class! Send something from home to help connect home…

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How to Take the Best Family Portraits

Many families engage in the annual tradition of creating portraits for the purposes of personalized cards or even gifts for loved ones. With many considerations to take into account, however – such as coordinating schedules and clothes for every person, never mind determining the tools, techniques and photography tips to get the best result for…

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The Impact of a Great Pre-School Teacher

Great teachers make great preschools. When looking for a preschool, it is very important that a parent understand the preschool learning enviornment and the influence that a teacher has in creating that enviornment. Understanding a teacher’s contribution to a well-run classroom, then, is critical in selecting a preschool for your child. Life is very active…

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Time-Saving Tips for Parents

Life itself is an unpredicatable ride – but when you add children and the craziness of their schedules to the mix, it becomes even crazier. It’s no wonder that as parents we sometimes feel there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. It’s impossible to completely avoid chaos – and really,…

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A Good Night’s Sleep for Your Child

Does your child suffer from sleep problems? If so, according to University of Cologne (Germany) research (originally published in the journal SLEEP), he or she is more likely to have trouble falling asleep than staying asleep. Here are some tips to help your children sleep better from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine: Follow a…

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