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With a Little Help From Our Friends - Creativity and Connection at a Teen Bereavement Camp

With a Little Help From Our Friends - Creativity and Connection at a Teen Bereavement Camp

Experiential methods encourage playfulnesss that can easily deepen into more substantive self-expression, and supplies the means to share one's inner life in imaginative ways that are psychologically safe but creatively interesting. Teens living with loss are a wonderful test for the effectiven
How To Make Household Chores Fun

How To Make Household Chores Fun

Let's face it; very few people like chores around the house. It's the engine behind the success of many home businesses. Catering, ironing, laundry service, house cleaning, window cleaning. Just to name a few. We have to be careful that in taking advantage of those conveniences we wind up
Babysitting Cooperatives: A New Trend in Babysitting Services

Babysitting Cooperatives: A New Trend in Babysitting Services

With a lot of parents looking to cut their babysitting expenses, joining a babysitting cooperative might very well be the best way to handle one's babysitting needs. Read this article to learn why joining a babysitting coop is way better than hiring a babysitter.
Countdown to College - The Summer Before

Countdown to College - The Summer Before

No doubt about it - sending your child off to college takes planning! Use these tips to avoid a last minute crunch in August.
Let's Keep the Tykes Entertained With Coloring Pages!

Let's Keep the Tykes Entertained With Coloring Pages!

It's a yucky weekend. The children are whining. You can't send them to the yard to run off energy. So how to keep them amused? Children of all ages love to color, and you could keep a stack of coloring books on the shelf. Alternatively you might get on the computer and with just a quick se
Part Time Jobs for Teenagers - Economic Recession Is Not a Hindrance

Part Time Jobs for Teenagers - Economic Recession Is Not a Hindrance

There are ways for teens to make money and finding part time jobs for teenager are one of the best ways to help them generate an income of their own. There is actually variety of ways for teenagers to have a job at their young age. Aside from the income, another benefit that these jobs will give to
The Rep

The Rep

As a young girl, while growing up in Junior High, if you show that you are too eager to be with boys, or even a certain boy, you will, sooner or later, be seen as "desperate". Come High School, reput...
Improving Children's Literacy - How to Get Kids Reading More

Improving Children's Literacy - How to Get Kids Reading More

Every parent wants to give their kids a head start in life - reading is fundamental. It is all over the news that we have to improve basic literacy standards in our newest generation. This article covers some hints and tips on how to get kids reading more, without them even knowing!
Summer Camp Ailments

Summer Camp Ailments

Camp always was a fun way to spend the summer, but with so many kids running around without shoes or bug spray on, there's no way your child is coming home scathe free. Here's a list of 7 common ailments contracted at summer camp and how to prevent/cure them.
Understanding Teenage Pregnancy

Understanding Teenage Pregnancy

Teen pregnancy has been linked to issues such as poverty, fatherlessness, illiteracy, and incarceration. Our goal is to eliminate those links by helping teen parents to become healthy, loving, well-informed young parents.
Why You Should Not Put Your Overweight Children on a Diet

Why You Should Not Put Your Overweight Children on a Diet

'Going on a diet' is something that most people have done at some stage in their lives, but if your child is overweight putting them on a diet can start them on the path of yo-yo dieting, binge eating, and the nightmare cycle of continual weight loss and weight gain.If you put a child on a
Kids Clothing - Dress Up the Apple of Your Eye in Perfect Attire

Kids Clothing - Dress Up the Apple of Your Eye in Perfect Attire

All parents like to dress their little ones in cute outfits. When you see that the perfect, best fitting pair of shoes which you purchased for your toddler is two sizes too small, it pinches the pocket.
Amber Alert GPS

Amber Alert GPS

Statistics about child abduction show that you cannot be too careful with your child. These statistics show that the rise in child abduction case is 444% since 1982 and are it still continues to rise today. In the US alone there are more than 100 cases each year when a child is abducted and murdered
Kids Magic Tricks - Best Way to Get Started

Kids Magic Tricks - Best Way to Get Started

Discover the best ways to get started learning magic. Kids, teens, and adults will get the direction they need to find the secrets of magic.
Toys For Kids - Electric Scooters

Toys For Kids - Electric Scooters

Shopping for kids toys can be daunting when your looking for something fun and unique. This article briefly details the reasons why electric scooters offer great fun without compromising safety and durability.
Little Kylie's Jurassic Park Toys

Little Kylie's Jurassic Park Toys

I have a nephew who absolutely adores his Jurassic Park toys. He sleeps with them, eats with them, and well, of course...
Rolling Backpacks For Kids

Rolling Backpacks For Kids

Children are getting homework at younger ages than you may have when you went through school. I remember that the first time I had to take work home from school was in fourth grade, and the shock I felt when my first grander started bringing home work to do each night. It was not a lot of work, and
6 Tips For a Win-Win Approach For Parents of Teens

6 Tips For a Win-Win Approach For Parents of Teens

Trying to raise responsible teens who know how to solve problems can often create conflicts in families. These 6 tips will help teens learn, while decreasing power struggles.
Adjusting To Your Teenager

Adjusting To Your Teenager

When our children reach their teen years, they can become defiant and seem to be working against us. Why is this? Because they are trying to search out who they are, and in the process, their perception of you tends to change.
The Importance of Adult Participation in Child Play

The Importance of Adult Participation in Child Play

Too often, parents misunderstand studies about the benefits of play. They end up feeling guilty that they are not doing enough to guide their children's development. They worry that if they do not supply their children with the right play experiences at the right ages, their children will fall