Tag: family


Free-Range Parenting Couple Cleared in One of Two Investigations

Free-Range Couple Cleared in One of Two Investigations The Maryland couple, Alexander and Danielle Meitiv which was put under investigation by Child Protective Services (CPS) on two separate occasions has been cleared on one charge of unsubstantiated neglect. The Meitivs attracted a lot of attention for their free-range parenting style. They allowed their ten-year-old son […]

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The Absolute Best Recipes For An Afternoon Snack

The Absolute Best Recipes For An Afternoon Snack In a typical day, a normal person’s blood sugar falls four hours after not consuming anything to eat. If you’re getting the afternoon blues or having trouble staying awake, you might just need an afternoon snack. Going long lengths of time without eating, can throw your body […]

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Does Involved Parenting Create Inequality?

Does Involved Parenting Create Inequality? There is a growing concern among child experts that today’s modern parent just may be contributing to many of the society’s future problems through their parenting skills. Of course, the solution is not always evident, but some have even gone so far as to say the family unit should be […]

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New Royal Baby-Princess Charlotte Of Cambridge

New Royal Baby-Princess Charlotte Of Cambridge The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, introduced their second royal baby to the world Saturday, May 2, 2015. She came into the world weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces. According to The Los Angeles Times she will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.   Her full […]

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Free Range Parenting Causes Another Investigation

Free Range Parenting Causes Another Investigation   You may have heard of the Meitiv family which was placed under investigation by Child Protective Services after letting their children walk home alone from the park, part of the free range parenting movement. Parents Alexander and Danielle Meitiv decided to let their 10 year old son and […]

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How To Start Bonding With Your Step Children

Blending your family isn’t always easy.  When it comes to bonding child with step-parents it might be a bit tough too.  Depending on the age of the child, they could be not accepting of a new parent in their life.  Another thing to consider is how the child’s natural parent feels, and whether they may […]

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3 Of Our Favorite Celebrity Families

  Celebrities can seem high and mighty to the rest of us.  However, when it gets down to it, many celebrities are more down to earth than you think.  Just take a look at these celebrity families and see that they’re just trying to run through the same obstacles in life that you are. Celebrity […]

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What To Do When Your Child is Being Bullied

One thing that every parent hates is when his or her child is being bullied. Our mother hen comes out and we want to rescue our child. We don’t’ want to see them hurt or upset. But, what is the right thing to do when this happens? How should we handle it when our child […]

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Families Eating Together And The Effects

When was the last time you sat down with your entire family for dinner? With our work schedules and children’s after-school activities, many families find it almost impossible to sit down together as a family. Eating together as a family during your children’s adolescence, is associated with positive and lasting effects on your child’s dietary […]

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Are We Coddling Our Kids Too Much?

Are We Coddling Our Kids Too Much? Lately I have heard of tiny babies with elaborate birthday parties, a mom who makes an annual time capsule for her son to give him on his 18th birthday and parents who worry about their children’s safety the moment they walk out the door. Have we become the […]

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Surprising Adventures of Foster Parents

  There are a lot of details that you should be familiar with if you are going to try and become a foster parent.  Being a foster parent can be an amazing and rewarding experience but it can also be a struggle and something that is overwhelming.  The process to become a foster parent takes […]

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How Much Of Your Parent’s Advice Should You Take When Raising Your Own Kids?

The short answer is as much as you want. I remember holding my 12-hour-old son when my mother in law exclaimed: “Are you letting him fall asleep in your arms? Don’t do that, you’ll spoil him and then he won’t go down by himself!” The advice comes from all angles: “Cloth diapers?! Why would you […]

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