To Sleepover or Not To Sleepover?

Should You Allow Sleepovers- (1)

I have always thought sleepovers were a right of childhood passage. What could be more fun than ditching your dorky parents for your besties’ cool ones? Snuggling into bed at night with a friend next to you and staying up half the night talking, the stuff of childhood memories.  I have allowed my boys to…

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4 Ways to Teach Your Daughter to Speak Up & Out

4 Ways to Teach Your Daughter to Speak Up & Out

One the hardest things for a parent to do is to speak to their child of the evils of the world. It’s far harder to send them out into it, knowing that at some point, they will be witness or subject to some form of discrimination or violence.  Unfortunately, we can’t shelter our children forever — the…

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10 Rules For Leaving Your Child Home Alone

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If you are planning to leave your children alone at home for the first time you should read these 10 things to know first. Ease your child in to their first at home alone experience. A quick run to the grocery store for example.  What Your Kids Need to Know Before You Leave Them Alone…

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