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Tweens and Twitter

by Gary Hays January 14th, 2016| Safety, Social, Tweens
Twitter is one of the largest and most popular social media sites on the internet. It allows for quick and easy communication between friends but limits posts to 140 characters, so long dissertations are not a possibility. From the outside looking in, Twitter appears to be a safe enough site
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Catching up From Sick Days

by Gary Hays January 6th, 2016| Elementary, School
With winter comes cold and flu season. Let’s face it, when subjected to the confines of a classroom full of other sneezing students, your child is a target for airborne enemies, and more than likely, before the season is over, will catch their own case of the bug. It simply
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Snapchat. Is it Kid Friendly?

by Gary Hays December 24th, 2015| Social, Tweens
With so many social media platforms, and new ones popping up almost daily, how can we as parents be certain which ones are right for our children? Which ones offer the proper level of security and privacy, ensuring our kids internet safety? Which ones allow parents the best methods of
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Goblins, Ghosts, and Ghouls!

by Gary Hays October 14th, 2015| Elementary, Seasonal


Goblins, ghosts, and ghouls! Traditionally quiet neighborhood streets are about to be placed under siege by throngs of costume wearing youngsters in their quest at filling their trick or treat bags to the rim. In the excitement of them zig-zagging across streets, more mindful of which house to descend
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How to Keep Pass-Along Germs Away from Your Child

by Tania Cowling November 5th, 2014| Elementary, Social
Have the back-to-school colds hit your home yet? Contagious illnesses increase during school months and when the seasons change, as we tend to spend more time indoors with the windows closed. Whether at home or at school, young children contract at least five or more colds a year. On
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How to Plan a Birthday Party for a Preschooler

by Margot F. November 4th, 2014| Preschool, Social
Birthday parties for children aged two through five can be lots of fun with a bit of planning. Young children do well with inviting only a few children and keeping things simple. What kinds of activities are suitable for different age groups? Do caregivers need to stay at the
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How to Deal With Your Child’s Fears

by Tania Cowling November 3rd, 2014| Care, Infants/Toddlers
There is more to a child’s fears than just the scary things that happen during Halloween and monsters. What about fear of separation or the fear of animals? With young children scary things can leave a long-lasting impression. So, how do we deal with a child's fears? Remember all
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Three Causes of Behavior Change

by Lori Sciame October 22nd, 2014| Behavior, Elementary
When a child's behavior suddenly changes, it can be a tumultuous time.  A previously sweet, outgoing young boy becomes sullen - barely leaving his room, or a smart, interested girl suddenly seems angry all the time.  What accounts for these sudden changes?  Let's explore three possibilities.

1.  Sexual Abuse

No parent
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How to Empower Your Toddler’s Speech With Words

by Tania Cowling October 20th, 2014| Development, Infants/Toddlers
Bet you can't wait to hear your child speak? I went through this with my children and now I'm amazed by what my 2-year-old grandchild can convey. Although toddlers may not yet be speaking clearly, he/she is stockpiling words and will one day burst into speech. Here are a
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How to Juggle After School Activities

by Margot F. October 15th, 2014| Elementary, School
With school in session, many parents are interested in signing their child up for extra-curricular activities. Given everyone’s busy schedule, how do parents juggle working, childcare and after school activities?

Organization is important. Children at any age can help manage their own schedules.

In Kindergarten, printing a monthly calendar which is
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Curbing the Whining in Your Preschooler

by T Akery October 14th, 2014| Behavior, Preschool
Whining is one of those things that can make a parent nuts. The high-pitched whine sets nerves on edge and frays tempers rather quickly. Unfortunately, this is one of the stages they go through. In a sense, it is a transitional phase from the temper tantrums. But it can
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Pick an Evening and Bond With Your Kids

by Tania Cowling October 8th, 2014| Elementary, Social
In the past, a family night was a time to share a special meal together, play board games, or just sit around the living room and share each others company. They were one of the best ways for families to bond. Unfortunately, in this hustle-bustle world we live in,
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