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Dash Through the Snow! Wintertime travel tips for families with young children

Whether it’s visiting Grandma and Grandpa in a neighboring state or heading to snow fun in the mountains, families of multi-age children are going to have a unique set of preparations to make to ensure that the car, bus, train or plane ride is fun and stress-free. In this post, we offer tips for wintertime …

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Money-Saving Tips for Raising Children

Having children brings so much enjoyment and fulfillment to our lives. Unfortunately, kids can also leave our bank accounts dwindling. As children get older, new expenses come into play: sports fees, after school care, technology, school supplies, summer camps, and clothes for their rapidly growing bodies. But there are ways to save some coin here …

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Concussions: Signs, Prevention, and Treatment

In our last post for National Child Safety and Protection Month, we discuss how to recognize the signs of a concussion.  Parents of toddlers and young children know how hard it is to protect them 24-hours a day. After a major crash while running too fast after their sibling, you may have wondered how serious …

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Problem Solved! Tactics for easing homework challenges

As school settles in for the fall season, many kindergarteners and elementary school children are heading home with homework packets in their backpacks. Homework needn’t be a time of stress or pressure. Enjoy this opportunity to spend time together and learn about the world again through your child’s eyes.

Bedwetting in Elementary School

Does your elementary-school-aged child still wet the bed? If so, you’re not alone. Enuresis (or “bedwetting”) is more common than people realize, with 1 in every 8 children starting elementary school still wetting the bed. Whether bedwetting happens every night or once every couple weeks, it’s normal to be concerned about the behavior and wonder …

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Help Wanted: Is Your Child Ready for Chores?

In this week’s blog post from the Triple P Team, we talk about chores. Ah, summer vacation… For families with school-aged children, it’s days filled with running through sprinklers, cooling down with popsicles, and eating picnics in the backyard. It’s also a time filled with endless piles of dirty dishes, mountains of wet towels and …

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