A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict

  A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict hopes to end for parents Miss O & Friends, our site for tween girls, is 100% Coppa compliant making it a completely safe space for girls. Check it out here. Washington is pushing Silicon Valley on children’s privacy, and Silicon Valley is…

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Fruit and Veggies Come Alive!

Happy New Year to all! I am sure that as we count the weeks into the New Year, many of us are well on track to keeping our promises and resolutions for a healthier lifestyle  🙂 Well, for those of us who are looking to really get our children e.g.…

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Potty Time for Potty Training made easy!

It’s time for potty training made easy with potty time stickers and chart.   A dear friend of mine, who now is mother of 2 young girls came out with this handy Potty Time Stickers and Chart product that encourages kids to use the potty and conveniently hooks on the…

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Shyness and your Child

How to understand shyness and your child. Raising children is hard enough, and a parent’s job becomes all the more challenging as the children grow and begin school. For many children, starting school is one of the most stressful events in their little lives. They will be doing a lot…

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Finding Inspiration!

I think sometimes I take for granted the fact that writing is perhaps a gift. Many times, I find it really easy to sit in front of my keyboard and type away – or better still, grab a pen and write away in my journal. At such times, my mind…

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Finding Your Way Home

Most of us perhaps feel that one of the most defining moments in our lives was when we braved our way to get home from school on our own. For those who were not well off to have a car and hire the services of a family driver, join the…

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Antipsychotics Prescribed To Treat ADHD In Kids

By Catherine Pearson The number of children and teens taking antipsychotic medications has skyrocketed in recent years, with psychiatrists prescribing the drugs in nearly one-in-three visits with youth, a new study found. The drugs are not only being prescribed for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but also for the commonly diagnosed attention deficit…

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Circus Animal Abuse: Parents Conflicted Over Taking Kids to Circus

Should parents take their children to the circus? While going to the circus may be a favorite pastime for many adults, circus animal abuse allegations have led many parents to squirm at the thought of taking their children. Animal activists have recently petitioned against Groupon, upset that the deal-of-the-day website…

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Raising girls as Princesses

Of recent, I’ve been thinking a lot about Princesses and kingdoms – I guess mainly because my present children’s book that I’m working on is one of such tales. The story is presently at the illustration stages and as this stage progresses, it’s so exciting to see these vibrant images bring my story to life!

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A Tribute to Fathers.

The role of dads in the society can never be over emphasised. They truly give a home the solid secure foundation that’s needed for a stable family life. So I simply give a shout out to all fathers who take their role seriously.

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Diane Tran, Texas Honor Student Jailed

By Timothy Stenovec Diane Tran, the Texas honor student who was jailed last week for missing too much school, will not have to worry about telling future employers or college admissions offices that she has a criminal history. Lanny Moriarty, the judge who ordered the 17-year-old to go to jail after more…

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Shot@Life Campaign

Dear Friends, This Mother’s Day, I woke up to three children with a breakfast tray and a framed photo of our family with hand-written quotes about moms and how much they love me. Sometimes I forget how lucky I am to have breakfast in bed with my children on Mother’s…

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A sparkle in their eyes

Written by Linda Unugboke A sparkle in their eyes… A dream in their hearts… A spring in their steps… What do you think TOMY – the Dreamer’s story is about? (www.tomythedreamer.com) For me, it’s about opening our children’s eyes to a new world of adventure – a world where anything’s…

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A mother’s power

Written by Linda Unugboke   As we count down to mother’s day (in the US), I thought it a good idea to put down some thoughts for all moms out there. I think the greatest power a mother has is her power of influence. I think about how my mom has influenced…

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Smartphone Security

SAN JOSE, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C., PRNewswire-Asia/NQ Mobile Inc., A leading provider of consumer-centric mobile security and productivity applications, and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens, today released findings from a recent consumer survey(1) that shed…

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Insurance Australia Announces Bonuses For Moms

By The Huffington Post One company is rewarding the new mothers on its staff for coming back to work after maternity leave. Insurance Australia Group (IAG), one of Australia’s largest companies, announced on Monday that it will double the salaries of new mothers during their first six weeks back from maternity leave, according to several news…

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Importance of Family Get-Together

Article by Joshua Nyamache What are family get-togethers? There are those who term them as family meetings while others call them family reunion. Whichever name seems appropriate for you I cannot emphasize enough how important they are but I am going to list its importance and elaborate a little. It…

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Honoring Your Culture

Article by Kate Walling Culture is defined by many facets: art, religion, technology, politics, geography, social values, economics, and food. Each individual’s experience of culture is dynamic and evolving. In order to preserve our cultures and traditions, we must record and preserve what has been passed down to us and…

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Parenting The Montessori Way

A Montessori education for your child Have you considered a Montessori education or considering sending your child to one? Or do you also want to practice Parenting the Montessori way? This article will give you some tips on how to achieve this at home with your child. Some people might not agree with this…

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How the Recession Has Affected Your Kids in an Unexpected Way

by Alice G. Walton Kids live out their parents’ financial stresses, according to a new study. That is, your money problems today could hurt them tomorrow.  If you think you and your spouse are the only ones affected by the harsh economic times — and that your kids are blissfully…

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What about speech pathologists?

Do speech pathologists and occupational therapists work together at times? Speech pathologists conduct evaluations and treatment for children with articulation, receptive and expressive language, oral motor and feeding disorders. Speech therapists often collaborate with occupational therapists to address sensory difficulties that may be associated with feeding delays. They also help…

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