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Can’t we all just get along?! Steps to minimize conflict among siblings

As a parent, you were likely not prepared for your kiddos to be out of school a week earlier than expected—not to mention the entire month of April. With playdates out of the question, libraries closed, rainy days, and other activities canceled, your family is likely spending A LOT of time at home together. However, …

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Resources for Parenting Through COVID-19

If you have young children, this is likely the first time you’ve had to parent through a pandemic. COVID-19 has completely upturned our daily lives, our routines—everything. And we have concerns about our health, our children’s health, how to talk to our kids about Coronavirus, and where to get financial support during a time of …

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Tips for Homework Success

It’s the middle of the school year—there are more hours of daylight; the weather is starting to warm up (ever so slightly); and the weekends and after-school hours are starting to fill up with spring sports on the horizon. Your child’s homework might be the last thing on your mind. If you and your child …

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Helping Children Manage Big Emotions with Everyday Conversations

When my daughter started preschool, we prepared for the transition. We visited the open house and played games at home with toys who we pretended were going to school for the first time. I took the morning of her first day off so that I could stay if needed. When we arrived, my daughter sat …

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Fright Night Fears: Ways to Make Halloween Less Scary for Children

Halloween decorations are in full force in stores and around town. You may notice your preschooler feeling a little more fearful than usual with the spooks and goblins lining store shelves. If your preschooler is on the younger side, this might be the first year they became truly afraid around Halloween. One of the social …

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Understanding and Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

In this blog post to support National Child Safety and Prevention Month, we discuss Shaken Baby Syndrome. Caring for a crying newborn can definitely test you as parent. It’s loud, distressing, and emotionally exhausting—combine that with sleep deprivation and it’s enough to send you screaming into another room. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is the leading …

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Postpartum Exercise Challenges

Women’s bodies go through extraordinary transformations during pregnancy, and these changes continue even after the baby is born. After the birth of my daughter, the ligaments in my feet loosened and none of my running shoes fit! Finding a shoe with a wider toe helped prevent any pain and injury while I got back into …

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Self Care and Friendships

Parenting, Self-care, and Friendships Despite, and because of the demands of parenthood, self-care is essential for all parents. If you don’t take care of yourself, you won’t have much to give to your children or others.  As hard as it may be to find time, we all need to get good sleep and food, exercise, …

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Diving into Fall’s Beauty

With autumn upon us, don’t shy away from enjoying the colorful foliage with the kids. My 20-month-old son Jasper sees his surrounding environment each day with new eyes as he grows and learns. It is continually important to me to help him in his development by giving him opportunities to experience the outdoors in every …

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