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Teaching Happiness

When asked what we want most in life, the majority of us will reply that we want to be happy... So how can we be happy? And, just as important, how can we “teach” happiness to our children?

Staying Active During The Winter

It is an unfortunate truth that as temperatures drop so does our physical activity level. This can go double for children and finding ways for all of us to get the recommended 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise daily can take a little imagination and persistence. As a place to start, here are some...
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Real Conversation – There’s No App For That

Among today’s parents of children and teens, there is a growing feeling that we were blindsided by the onslaught of digital devices over the past several years. With all of the amazing things these devices can do and their many applications, we didn’t think twice about sharing these miracles with our children.

Helicopter Parenting

You may have heard the term “Helicopter Parent” before. Helicopter parenting is defined as a style of parenting in which an overprotective parent discourages a child’s independence by being too involved in their child’s life.

The Power of Sleep

Considering how important sleep is to our proper functioning as human beings it is interesting how easy it is for our sleep cycles to be disrupted, either by circumstances outside our control or more commonly by our own choices. While some view sleep as a necessary nuisance it is clear that good sleep patterns contribute...
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