Study Shows Elementary Age Kids prefer KIND KIDS

Dr. Marilyn Heins offers a free newsletter for parents. The parenting newsletter is free, delivered via email and always includes tips for new parents ,  interesting stories, and/or studies regarding children. According to her most recent writings, the doctor strongly believes that a curriculum for teaching kindness and proper social behavior is the best way […]

Social Media Rules for Children: A Parent’s Guide

It seems as if social media users keep getting younger and younger, and with contemplating Facebook removing their age restriction, more and more children are going to find themselves on social media sites. As a parent, it’s very important that you talk to your children about social media so that they have an understanding of […]

Tips for Stress-Free Mornings with Kids

Regardless of age, kids and early mornings don’t seem to mix. Combine this idea with the pressures of getting them to school on time as well as your work obligations, and you may be looking at a series of stressful mornings. Take the stress out of early mornings with these simple tips to help you […]

Education: Innovative Methods Pay Off

One of the most vital elements a parent can provide their child is a strong educational foundation. Statistics from the DEO demonstrate the primary education years are critical. Having a direct comparison by raising two sons, the instructional distinctions between public and private primary schools are quite astounding, especially where art and music are concerned. […]

Volunteer – Build Character in Children

Parents who support others by donating time and treasure edify and enrich their children’s lives. Volunteerism teaches basic character foundations to kids. Volunteering Builds Inner Strength Inner strength, or “resilience,” is the ability to cope with the stressful situations in life. Showing children love, offering security, social support, confidence, and allowing independence help to build […]

Parenting Tip: Child Activities & Stress Relief

Parenting and stress go hand in hand when kids are busy. If you’re a working or single parent, don’t let stress weigh you down like a bag of hammers. Stress Solutions by Jean Tracy, MSS, relieves the “stress” hammers and helps you to enjoying your family life. First Stress Problem for Parents Let’s say you […]

PRAYER: THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL

Faith and spirituality are one of the most important accepts of motherhood in my opinion. Two years after my oldest was born his father and I divorced. Being a single mom and living thousands of miles away from family was a very difficult. While I was raised in the church and taught by my mother […]