Children and Teen Issues
Focused on developmental issues children and teens face
100 Ideas for Bored Children
Does it ruffle your feathers when your children tell you they are bored? Here is a list of activities as well as a few thoughts on how to respond.
A Tool for Coping with Childhood Anxiety
Have you heard of "tapping"? It's an easy tool to help your child manage and process anxiety.
Anxiety in Children
Relieving anxiety in children has become a prominent parental responsibility. We must arm and prepare our children properly so that they are prepared to navigate through life's twists and turns.
Back To School Anxiety
Tips for helping children who are extremely anxious for the first day of school.
Building Confidence in Children
There are things a mom can do to help build confidence in her children.
First Overnight Camp Experience
Sending your child to his first overnight camp experience can be nerve-wracking for both of you! Help make the process easier with these simple ideas.
Four Things Children Should Do Everyday
Make sure you add these four suggestions to your child's to-do list.
Help! My Teen Cannot Wake Up In The Morning
There is something about tweens and teens and sleep. They need it. They need a lot of it. Here are some suggestions on how to make waking up in the morning a bit easier - for mom.
Helping Picky Eaters With A Phone App
I came across this iPhone app for picky eaters while reading a Scholastic magazine. Perhaps like many moms, articles on how to get picky eaters excited about fruits and vegetables just frustrate me. But, a phone app? Hmmm.
How To Get Children To Talk About School
If you're tired of hearing "fine" when you ask how the school day was, you'll want to check out this article. It's time to start building a solid foundation of communication with your children.
How To Get Rid of Lice
Mom's organization, diligence, and thoroughness is essential for getting rid of lice.
Overcoming Homework Hassles
Do you cringe when your child comes home with a backpack filled with homework? After school routines are important to stress-free homework times.
Preparing for Kindergarten
This is kindergarten readiness at its best. Set aside the abc flashcards and the math problems. I have some tips to ease your child's transition into kindergarten.
Preparing for the First Sleepover
Are you considering letting your child sleepover at a friend's house? I have some tips to help make the process easier.
Talking to Your Child's Teacher
"We need to talk." Whether you are saying it to your child's teacher or she is saying it to you - you may experience butterflies in your stomach at the mere thought of it. I have some suggestions to help make these interactions easier.
The Quirky Child
What does it mean to be a quirky child? They do not all end up with a diagnosis.
The Tooth Fairy
Preparing for a visit from the tooth fairy can be just as fun for adults as it is for children.
What To Feed A Child With Braces
You're too busy to spend a lot of time identifying foods your child can eat after getting his braces tightened. I've made a list that will help.
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