Children

The Barber
06/16/2014

When one thinks of a child’s first haircut (or any haircut for that matter), they often associate a professional environment with few tears, lots of laughs and maybe a lollipop or two to sweeten the deal. But how many parents have encountered the barbershop at home?  I’m talking about when…

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How My Son Almost Missed Getting A Hulk Hand
05/29/2014

It happened…already! My 21-month old son managed to fracture his wrist. My little one was jumping up and down on our couch when he landed on his hand. He cried for a minute or so, but then he went about his day and continued to play. Naturally I didn't think…

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Responsibility…it’s not just for adults
04/28/2014

Whether you've always been a rule-follower, or like to live on the wild side, being a responsible person is something of value. In order to teach our kids what’s right, we need to be their first and best role model. Being a responsible person means that people can rely on…

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Raising Patient Children
04/28/2014

Wait in line. Wait your turn. Wait until you are called on. From a very young age, children are asked to exercise patience in group settings. How well they demonstrate patience among their peers depends largely on whether they're asked to practice patience at home. While some children (and adults!)…

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Let it go!
04/11/2014

You may have heard of a little movie called Frozen. Oh, you haven’t? Yeah, me neither. All jokes aside (because really who hasn't heard of this movie?), I became intrigued after hearing my daughter sing the beloved “Let It Go” for the thousandth time and decided to delve deeper into…

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