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Letter Boards to Celebrate the #MomLife

Letter Boards to Celebrate the #MomLife

In order to celebrate the glorious mess that is motherhood, the true dedication of the women we love most, we’re sharing ten of the best motherhood letter boards that we could find.

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

In the United States, 1 out of every 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. To illustrate that statistic: in a class of thirty children, at least six have or will be sexually abused.

10 Tips to Help You Parent Like a Pro!

10 Tips to Help You Parent Like a Pro!

Let’s be honest, parenting is no easy feat. Kid’s don’t come with instruction manuals…in fact, they are one of the few things that don’t. But have no fear, we are here to make things a little easier for you!

Know the Signs of Teen Dating Violence in Youth

Know the Signs of Teen Dating Violence in Youth

Montana State University graduate student and Youth Dynamics Assistant Area Manager, Kristin Bauwens, explains what adults can look for if they are concerned a teen may be involved in an unhealthy relationship.

Child Discipline Techniques for Foster or Adopted Children

Child Discipline Techniques for Foster or Adopted Children

Discipline Techniques for Children Who May Have Been Abused or Neglected Very Well Family - May 29, 2018 Foster parents are not allowed to use corporal punishment with foster children. Adoptive parents are also wise to try other discipline techniques and to avoid...

Teen Suicide: Learning to Recognize the Warning Signs

Teen Suicide: Learning to Recognize the Warning Signs

Stanford Children's Health - June 11, 2018 Many teen suicides can be prevented if warning signs are detected and appropriate intervention is conducted. The reasons No two teenagers are alike, but there are some common reasons they consider suicide. Many teens who...

How to Help Kids with Social Anxiety

How to Help Kids with Social Anxiety

Psycom - May 22, 2018 by Katie Hurley, LCSW Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) isn’t simply a fear of making or interacting with friends. It’s actually characterized by an intense fear of social situations in which the child might be judged or scrutinized by...

Tips For Supporting A Child With Trauma History

Tips For Supporting A Child With Trauma History

Steam Powered Family - March 7, 2018 Supporting a child with trauma history is not easy or straight forward. Trauma exposure changes everything for a child. It changes the way their brains work, the way they perceive the world, and the way their instincts react to...

Building Resilience in Children – 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies

Building Resilience in Children – 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies

All children are capable of extraordinary things. There is no happiness gene, no success gene, and no ‘doer of extraordinary things’ gene. The potential for happiness and greatness lies in all of them, and will mean different things to different kids. We can’t change...

3 Myths About Your Teen’s Bad Attitude

3 Myths About Your Teen’s Bad Attitude

Time - December 12, 2017 Does this scenario feel familiar? Marisa is 12-and-a-half years old. She has become moody and irritable, wants much more private time alone in her room, but spends it all socializing with friends on social media. She has little time for the...

What to tell your daughter when she faces a mean girl

What to tell your daughter when she faces a mean girl

Very Well Family - Sherri Gordon The teen years are filled with all types of mean girls. From frenemies and fake friends to toxic friendships and controlling girls, their mean girl behavior from often leaves other girls feeling hurt, puzzled and distraught. This is...

Back-Talk Boot Camp: Stop the Sass

Back-Talk Boot Camp: Stop the Sass

Parents Magazine - Vicki Glembocki Listening to my three kids' fresh talk was getting stale in a hurry. I was ready to try anything—and did. Find out which methods worked best. It started with a reasonable, motherly request: I asked my 7-year-old daughter, Drew, to...

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior

Kids who seem oppositional are often severely anxious Child Mind Institute- January 22, 2018 by Caroline Miller A 10-year-old boy named James has an outburst in school. Upset by something a classmate says to him, he pushes the other boy, and a shoving-match ensues....

Managing Problem Behavior at Home

Managing Problem Behavior at Home

A guide to more confident, consistent and effective parenting Child Mind Institute - January 22, 2018 One of the biggest challenges parents face is managing difficult or defiant behavior on the part of children. Whether they’re refusing to put on their shoes, or...

Stop Back Talking – 4 Techniques To End Rude Responses

Stop Back Talking – 4 Techniques To End Rude Responses

Blessed Beyond a Doubt - January 16, 2018 It happens to just about every kid at some point – back talking. The sassy and negative replies can sneak up on a parent, but you can stop the back talking with these 4 techniques to end rude responses. Quickly defuse the...