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Life-Changing Events: How to Help Your Kids Get Through the Process of Divorce

Life-Changing Events: How to Help Your Kids Get Through the Process of Divorce

Divorce is difficult for the entire family, but children face a very different set of issues than adults. During this difficult time your child will look to you for comfort. Here are some steps you can take to help your kids get through the process of divorce. Allow your child to talk about their feelingsRead more about Life-Changing Events: How to Help Your Kids Get Through the Process of Divorce[…]

Closing the Sugar Gap: Strategies For Raising Sugar-Free Kids

Closing the Sugar Gap: Strategies For Raising Sugar-Free Kids

Hidden Sugars Everywhere! As you know, I’ve been living the Atkins lifestyle for years. When I knew that I was going to write this piece on helping kids avoid sugar I immediately thought of the work they’re doing with their recent hidden sugars campaign. I reached out and asked for some visual resources to shareRead more about Closing the Sugar Gap: Strategies For Raising Sugar-Free Kids[…]

4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder

4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder

Children go through changes in their behaviors and attitudes that are often brushed off as being a passing stage. However, sometimes these common phrases may actually mask some signs of mental illness. Parents are able to reduce the severity of a child’s mental illness by acknowledging common warning signs and seeking the necessary help. ParentsRead more about 4 Warning Signs That Your Child Has a Mental Health Disorder[…]

5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children

5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children

Keeping an autistic child entertained can be difficult at times. These children often have sensory sensitivities or special needs that present unique challenges at playtime. By choosing the right activities, though, you can keep an autistic child happy and engaged for hours. Try these five fun, sensory-based activities to help an autistic child have funRead more about 5 Activities for Engaging Autistic Children[…]

Teen Drivers: Everything Your Kids Need to Know About Auto Insurance

Teen Drivers: Everything Your Kids Need to Know About Auto Insurance

Becoming a teen driver represents a rite of passage for many in the U.S. It’s the parents that have to worry about the financial impact of teen drivers, especially because their premiums tend to go up when they add them to their policy. Having a little bit of information can help teen drivers feel betterRead more about Teen Drivers: Everything Your Kids Need to Know About Auto Insurance[…]

Dental Cavities Are Not Inevitable – Here’s How to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Dental Cavities Are Not Inevitable – Here’s How to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Your children’s teeth fight a daily battle against the bacteria that cause tooth decay, and according to the American Dental Association, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in American children. Figures show that 42% of children aged 2-11 have some degree of tooth decay. But tooth decay isn’t inevitable and with the rightRead more about Dental Cavities Are Not Inevitable – Here’s How to Protect Your Child’s Smile[…]