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Early Literacy in Toddlers

It is a rare for a toddler to actually be capable of reading; however, toddlers are building early literacy skills that set the foundation for learning to read. Encouraging and helping to build these skills helps set your child up for success when he enters his school years. Children are never too y

Social & Emotional Activities for Toddlers Using Shapes

Babies from seven months can distinguish different and complex shapes, according to a November 2000 article in "Science." By the time they are toddlers you can boost their emotional and social development and stimulate their intellectual growth with some fun activities based on their natural curios

Baby Shower Kits

Baby shower kits are a practical way to find everything you will need to host a baby shower. Today you can find them in various fun themes to fit your shower style.

Back To School-Smart Shopping Tips

Back to school shopping can seem a bit overwhelming. Starting early and shopping smart can same you a lot of time and energy. You'll be amazed at how easy getting your children ready for scho

Adoption Can Be the Best Solution For Everyone

There are many reasons why a mother may choose to put her child up for adoption. For many people this is hard to comprehend how one could simply give away a child which is a part of them. However, in many cases the decision to put a baby up for adoption is the best decision for the baby. Whereas som

ADHD & Bullying

Children with ADHD are more likely to be bullied by others or to be a bully themselves than children without ADHD. A Stockholm study in 2008 found children with ADHD symptoms were four times as likely to bully others, and almost 10 times more likely to have been bullied before symptoms began.

Behavior Camps for Boys in Alabama

Socially disruptive and misbehaving juvenile boys are often sent to either community service, a juvenile retreat or probation. Alabama has numerous juvenile facilities, and it is important for them to be regularly assessed. This is because they are entrusted with responsibility over...

Book Review - Who Says Life is Fair?

A review of the book Who Says Life is Fair? by James C. Wilson. This book tells the story of Phil Temple who survives an abusive marriage but in the process is alienated from his adult children. While fictional, the story is based on a true account.

Make a Memory That Will Last

Being pulled through the snow behind 'the Jeep' can make for a memory. But who wants to brave the elements anyhow? In weather that mentions windchill? My kids.

Baltic Amber Teething Necklace - You Can't Be Serious

Even though Baltic amber is categorized with gemstones and healing crystals, it is something else entirely. It is really a fossilized resin that was formed over 45 million years ago. Scientists and researchers have always been fascinated with natural amber and among their many findings, concluded th

How to Disinfect Furry Toys

Furry toys are often the dirtiest due to their cloth exterior and the difficulty to clean it. The dust and dirt that settles on furry toys often affects children with allergies and asthma. Toys made for babies are often machine washable for this reason, but most stuffed toys contain synthetics that

What Is After Care?

What is after care, you may ask, as a working mom new to the school system. The definition of after care is simple, but finding the right after school care is worth thinking through.

'Extreme Drinking' Common at Colleges

A new survey shows that a "surprisingly large percentage of students, particularly males, drink at peak levels well beyond the binge threshold,"

How to Start a Parent Support Group in Arkansas

Being a parent is a 24-hour job and it's very easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. Local parent support groups are a great way to interact with other parents, gain support for any problems that you may be facing and meet friends in Arkansas. Before you start a parent support group in yo