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The Super Agent Parent – Could YOU Be at Risk?

The Super Agent Parent – Could YOU Be at Risk?

Over the last few years there’s been a lot written about the overly close parenting style that’s become increasingly common. You probably know the type – the moms and dads who habitually over manage and overprotect their kids to the point of being ridiculous – and potentially damaging. One particular strain of this “disease” shows […]

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Baby, What a Big Surprise!

Baby, What a Big Surprise!

10 things that may amaze you about kidlet’s first year. Actually, 11.

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Does Your Child Have “Affluenza?” Uh Oh.

Does Your Child Have “Affluenza?” Uh Oh.

A recent study finds that teens today are 5 times more likely to be suffering from anxiety or depression than they were during the Great Depression! But why, and is yours at risk?

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Give, Not Gimme

Give, Not Gimme

Are you a bit stressed out about the whole holiday-present- buying thing? Short on time and, maybe, short on funds? We sure are, but the good news is that it’s easy to make the holidays less about material gifts, and more about the feelings behind them — especially for the littles in your life. One […]

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A Sneaky Way To Get Them To Listen

A Sneaky Way To Get Them To Listen

Here’s a great way to save your breath (and sanity) even as you get your message across. It works and your kids may never know what hit them!

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Pick Your Battles – A Ten Step Program

Pick Your Battles – A Ten Step Program

Save your mojo for the things that really matter — and know the difference.

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5 Bad Habits That Can Harm Your Kids

5 Bad Habits That Can Harm Your Kids

The first step (of your 12 step program) is to recognize them.

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Don’t Let Their Size Fool You!

Don’t Let Their Size Fool You!

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you’ve obviously never been in bed with a mosquito!” That goes double …

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5 Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

5 Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

In the unlikely event that you don’t already know it, let me clear something up. Medicine IS more art than science. Sure, we know a gazillion times more about the physiology of illness than we did a generation ago, and every scientific advance makes us better able to understand and cure disease.  But the truth […]

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