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HPV Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician

This post is made possible with support from the American Cancer Society. All opinions are my own. When my oldest son was 11, his pediatrician had a very open conversation with me about the HPV vaccine. He answered my questions, showed me the research, and reminded me that the HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. After …

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Simple Ways to Motivate Your Kidpreneur

Are you looking for simple ways to motivate your kidpreneur? Often times our young entrepreneurs can get overwhelmed by the demands of running and showing up in their business. Let’s be honest, they’re kids. While they are passionate about the projects they have started, kids will be kids. And that’s okay. My daughter asked to …

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What Does Anxiety In Children Look Like?

Do you know what anxiety in children looks like? Children love to play and be silly, and we hope they have a wild, fun, carefree childhood.  Running around, outdoor play, hanging out with friends and goofing around are what all kids should be doing happily. But what if their behavior changes or they don’t act …

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The Importance of Positive Childhood Experiences

This post is made possible with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All opinions are my own. Throughout my life I have been blessed to have some wonderful individuals around me. They have provided safe and nurturing spaces for me to heal, …

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Speaking to My Child About Police Brutality

You may have found this site from my recent feature on Yahoo! about a conversation with my daughter about police brutality. This post shares more about that conversation and what happened next. I thought I was sheltering my children from what was going on around the country and in our own city. With the death …

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5 Simple Tips to Help your Child Manage their Anxiety

Having a child with anxiety can feel so helpless, but there is so much you can do as a parent to help your little one manage and recognize their anxiety symptoms. I have been fairly open with my community regarding my depression and anxiety diagnoses on social media. A part of that journey is recognizing …

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Learning Resources for Parents

Are you looking for learning resources for your student? Perhaps you’re on an unexpected extended break from school; looking for ways to supplement the curriculum they have at school; or want to find ways to challenge or stretch your student. We’ve got you covered! I’ve collaborated with a phenomenal group of bloggers to provide simple …

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300+ Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

We can easily find volunteer opportunities for teens within our local communities and there is a need for their time, talent and thoughts. Encouraging and teaching my teen son to give back to our community is a priority for me. We live in a society that seems to focus on material items – having more, getting …

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How to Be Present in Your Child’s Day

How to be present in my children’s day is a question I sometimes find myself thinking about. Especially now that we have two in college, a middle schooler (oh the tween years!) and our youngest is getting more and more independent. As a busy mom, your time gets spread thin across a number of tasks …

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