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Simple Tips to Make Moving out Easy for Kids

Ashley, guest contributor A lot of kids hate the thought of moving out. When a family decides to move to a new home, children are mostly affected thus showing separation anxiety. There are many factors associated with this. Maybe you are wondering why kids dreaded the possibility of moving to…View More


Three After-school Activities That Encourage Cognitive Development

Leslie Mason, guest contributor Any parent wants their child to be constantly learning, growing and developing, whether school is in session or not. With school starting up again, it’s time to start thinking about extracurricular and other after-school activities—hopefully choosing one that will encourage healthy cognitive development. Of course your…View More


Taking a New Direction as a Parent – Is Foster Care Right For Me?

After the birth of our son, my husband and I couldn’t wait to continue growing our family. We loved the whirlwind that followed him around, and loved the way he could light up a room – and the lives of everyone in it. Unlike most couples though, we took a…View More


Teaching Children About The Importance Of Charity

Mark, guest contributor Charitable giving is one of the noblest acts a person can do. There is joy in giving and only those who give happily understand this. Usually we can watch and hear news in the media screaming about increase in crime and acts of selfishness all day long,…View More


Tie Dye With Kids

Long hot summers can be hard to fill, with children on your hands and most activities costing way too much to make a regular occurrence it can be hard to think of exciting things to fill their days. Bonding with children is unique and special, and something necessary to forge…View More


How To Save Money On Kids Birthday Parties

When it comes to their offspring, especially so with first born children, parents can go a little overboard when it comes to spending on birthday party supplies. They feel the need to make it bigger and better each year, so this makes it a near impossible job if you create…View More


True words at the middle school

Good reminder to kids as they pass through the doors of the middle school — and to the rest of us as we drive by, en route to our own lives. Vistelar Group –