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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 […]

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 […]

THE MYSTERIOUS CHILD
Parenting

THE MYSTERIOUS CHILD

By R. Dubucs All children are a mystery to their parents to some extent.  For a child born to the parents, the explanation for a particular mystery often becomes clear upon reflection.  To make sense of his unusual personality, behavior, or fears, the parent may only have to recall a […]

THE ADOPTED CHILD AT PLAY
Lifestyle / Parenting

THE ADOPTED CHILD AT PLAY

By R. Dubucs It has been said that play is the work of a child.  A child can learn about nurturing by playing with a doll, about gravity by playing with a ball, and about social skills by playing with a friend.  Play is so significant that pediatricians use it to […]

MATCHMAKING AND THE ADOPTED CHILD
Parenting

MATCHMAKING AND THE ADOPTED CHILD

By R. Dubucs     There is widespread ignorance about matchmaking for adoption.  How is a match made between would-be adoptive parents and a particular child?  By popular belief, the match occurs because an adoption agency matched the parents’ characteristics and preferences with a child.  In reality, adoptions, like marriages, come about […]

The Childhood Pressure Cooker:
Parenting

The Childhood Pressure Cooker:

Ten Ways Parents Can Help to Turn Down the Heat on Overstressed Kids…and Free Them Up to Lead Happier Lives Are you pushing your kids so hard they’re in danger of cracking under the pressure? Todd Patkin wants you to take a serious look at the demands you’re placing on them. He […]

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