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Mindful parenting lays the foundation for happy, healthy kids! Learn to embrace these tips, and you can strengthen all of your relationships.
Here are eighteen of our best quotes to help anyone on their journey to purposeful parenting.
Learn how you can become a more mindful, peaceful parent.
Roughly 1 in 10 kids struggle with ADHD. Many are misunderstood, leading them to not get the tools they need to thrive.
The impact that mental health support services have on families is vast. Thank you to those who sacrifice so much to help Montana families in need.
The University of Montana recently published a survey showing the true nature of the devastation in Montana left in the wake of this pandemic.
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.
It’s important to recognize when kids are struggling so that we’re able to support them. Here are five signs that your child may be struggling with grief.
Are you looking for a little parenting inspiration? Well, look no further! We’ve got ten of our most powerful parenting quotes to inspire!
To celebrate Earth Day, we would like to offer a few ideas of how you can incorporate more greenery into your daily life.
In the United States, 1 in 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month— the perfect time to educate yourself on this critical topic.
Are you going to lose your cool? Learn how to get your child to listen in a way that’s effective, doesn’t involve losing your temper, and preserves your relationship with them.
Who hasn’t heard the dreaded words- I’m bored!? Have no fear! We’ve got some great ideas for things to fight boredom that will also promote bonding with your little ones.
The current situation doesn’t have to break you or your family. We have a few tips to help you use this time to strengthen your family ties!
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!
Stuck inside and looking for some fun activities for your teen to do? Look no further! Here are six ideas to keep your teen entertained and busy!
In order to support families with children staying at home, we have come up with four tips for parents.
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.
For nearly five months in late 2016 and early 2017, I had a sinking feeling that something was desperately wrong with my 10-year-old daughter, but the doctors and specialists we visited during that time didn’t have any answers.
School is back in session, which can be a stressful time for teens and parents alike. Here are some simple strategies that you and your family can use to help ease back into the school routine.
Coping skills are great tools for kids to have when the stresses and strains of life threaten to slow them down or overwhelm them. It can be useful to think of coping skills as tools. Just like no single tool is right for every home improvement project, no single...
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...
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...
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...
Parenting a child exposed to trauma can be challenging. Learn the skills to help your little one thrive!
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...
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...
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...
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...