Parenting

How Singing to Your Child Aids Their Development
Parenting

How Singing to Your Child Aids Their Development

Singing is well known to lower stress and boost mood, and many of us sing to our children in hopes of seeing that wonderful smile on their little face. But is there any major benefit in singing to our children? The short answer is yes, singing to your child can […]

Tree Forts, Sandboxes and More – Outside Play Structures Children Love
Parenting

Tree Forts, Sandboxes and More – Outside Play Structures Children Love

Playing outside is fun, but many children get bored with traditional outdoor activities.  To cut down on the boredom in your family, you are encouraged to think about purchasing your child an outdoor play structure. Outdoor play structures are different than most toys because they are larger in size and […]

Is it Smart to Talk Politics with Your Kids?
Parenting

Is it Smart to Talk Politics with Your Kids?

By Dr. Stephanie O’Leary, www.StephanieOLeary.com In this heated election year talking to your kids about politics is pretty much non-negotiable. Even if your son or daughter is not asking direct questions, young minds are definitely tuned in to the presidential race. Kids are trying to make sense of everything they […]

How to Build Communication Bridges with Your Teen
Parenting / Relationships

How to Build Communication Bridges with Your Teen

Raising a child doesn’t come with a book of instructions.  If it did, the task would be much easier.  Facing the teenage years with your son or daughter is not something most parents look forward to.  This article will help you take the experience one day at a time and […]