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12 Tips on How to Raise Kind Children

Kindness is an important character trait. We all have varying degrees of how we express kindness, whether it be through words or actions, or more obvious or subtle. Many people believe kindness is inn...

Child Development | Children | Communication

Boredom Can Be Beneficial: How Kids Build Confidence Through Unstructured Time

New article on Mothering.com   If you would like to print a chart for your child to fill out to combat summer boredom, please click : No More Boredom! Summer Fun Activity List...

Child Development | Mental Health | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Stressed About the World? How to Cope in Unsettling Times

The world of late seems overwhelmingly saturated with awful, heart-wrenching events in local, national and world news. Every day there seems to be negative, scary, and overwhelming information bombard...

Child Development | Parenting | Skills and Strategies | Social Relationships | Stress in Motherhood

Part 2: Resolving Conflict:15 Strategies to Teach Your Child

The most influential social experience a child encounters are with family members. A child's family experience creates the foundation on how a child learns and understands the world. Relationships w...

Child Development | Parenting | Skills and Strategies | Stress in Motherhood

Part 1: Sibling Bullying: Twelve Strategies Every Parent Needs to Know

Sibling relationships have been described as conflictual and close. To think our children will always get along and always enjoy one another's company is simply unrealistic. As parents, we expect and ...

Child Development | Parenting | Stress in Motherhood

Tears and Tantrums

My youngest daughter Jamie is three. She is funny, charming and has the vocabulary of a thirty-year-old, which I think developed in order to keep up with her three older sisters. Being number four in ...