Parenting

Dear Gretchen: How Do I Explain About Santa?
Holidays / Lifestyle / Parenting

Dear Gretchen: How Do I Explain About Santa?

Dear Gretchen: My Eight- year- old daughter came home from school saying her friends told that Santa isn’t real. How do I explain this since she still believes? – Santa’s Helper in New Jersey Dear Santa’s Helper: Last year my nine-year—old son begged me to tell him if Santa was real. […]

A Letter to the Mother of My Stepdaughters
Parenting / Relationships

A Letter to the Mother of My Stepdaughters

by Keli Spanier In the beginning when I came onto the scene, it was really hard. All of the sudden, not only did a new man come into my life, but two beautiful little blonde girls came with him. I was living in an apartment, single in my thirties, and […]

Teaching Kids to Respect Our World and the Environment
Earthwise - Green Living / Parenting

Teaching Kids to Respect Our World and the Environment

In today’s world, parents are beginning to see the importance of teaching their children to respect our world and the environment. After all, children are the ones who will inherit the planet and will be responsible for it in the next generation. It makes sense to teach them how to […]

What Your Child Needs to Know About Creepy Clowns
Parenting

What Your Child Needs to Know About Creepy Clowns

By Dr. Stephanie O’Leary Just in case your parenting plate wasn’t full enough, now you have to deal with questions and concerns about creepy clowns. Personally, I wish they would just go away, join a circus, or find something more productive to do than stand around acting creepy. However, that […]