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11 creative ways to spend quality time with your teenage daughter. 11 creative ways to spend quality time with your teenage daughter.

If your kids are like mine, then spending time in their room, on the phone, or on the computer instant messaging is their idea of a great time. Here are many activities I’ve participated in with my teens over the years: Starbucks – My daughter would do this daily if I said yes. We will…

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Best potty training tips! How to recognize the signs that your toddler is ready for potty training. Best potty training tips! How to recognize the signs that your toddler is ready for potty training.

As your sweet baby grows into a toddler, you will likely be wondering when he or she will be ready to start potty training! Every parent is anxious to get their child out of diapers, and I am no exception. My fourth child is quickly entering the first stages of potty training. He will be…

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Helpful teething remedies that will help comfort your baby's sore gums. These tips are sure to soothe baby, and mom too! Helpful teething remedies that will help comfort your baby's sore gums. These tips are sure to soothe baby, and mom too!

Parents who eagerly wait for baby’s first tooth to show can suddenly find themselves eagerly searching for teething remedies instead. Teething is the first growth of a baby’s teeth. It generally occurs in babies between six and nine months of age. It’s an important part of growing from an infant into a toddler, but can…

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The secret to using a bean jar to encourage good behavior in your children. The secret to using a bean jar to encourage good behavior in your children.

I have been reading a great homeschooling book called Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning by Oliver DeMille. I wanted to share a great idea that was in that book that rewards your children for good behavior. It’s called the bean jar. In the book they call it the “Bean-Counter Game”. We are just calling…

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Easy tips for teaching your toddler to household chores (that actually work). Easy tips for teaching your toddler to household chores (that actually work).

I never set out to give my toddlers chores to do. You might be thinking, “That’s too young! Toddlers can’t do chores!” That’s what I thought too, that is until I was constantly tripping over my boys while trying to do my own household chores. Let’s face it, toddlers want to help mom, even when…

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