Category Archives: Family

6 Ways to Help Your Teen Cope with Social Anxiety

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It is no longer surprising that teenagers are suffering from social anxiety. In fact, 13 percent of American teens and children are showing symptoms of anxiety. Social anxiety is common among teenagers and it is so sad to note that this can impair their cognitive response and alter their behavior… Read more »

My fitbit Ultra broke

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Last summer I got my fitbit ultra to track how active I was, I also started running. Winter in Michigan has kept me from running but I was still using my fitbit to keep me motovated to keep moving as much as I can. I’d get up at work and… Read more »

Top Five Effective Ways to Help Your Teen Make Friends

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Some teens are social butterflies and do not have any problems making friends. However, many teens struggle to form friendships. If you are the parent of an anti-social teen, then there are several things that you can do to help him or her make friends. Below are some tips for… Read more »

Encouraging Your Child to Get Into Sports

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Keeping children active is an excellent way to burn excess fats. Encouraging them to take up a sport will help ensure that they are going to have happy and healthy lives in the future. Regular exercise helps your children to lower their risk of contracting certain illnesses such as diabetes,… Read more »

How To Earn Back Your Teenagers’ Respect After You Scolded Them In Public

  If you scold your teenager in a public place, you can be sure of one thing: He or she will not be happy about it. Teenagers are very independent. They are still children in some respects, but they are also very much like adults. They do not like to… Read more »

Getting the Most Out of A Theme Park Visit with the Family

License: Creative Commons image source Heading to one of the major theme parks can be a headache for many parents. You arrive at the park after a few hours in the car, everyone is a little on edge and then you stand in queues, you queue for your tickets, you queue… Read more »

How to Protect Your Children from Social Network Sites

Social networking has taken over the world and has redefined the way that we interact with the people around the world. It has made it possible to keep in touch with a large number of people at the same time. Social networks have also proved to be a favorite past… Read more »

Family Safety Training: Being Prepared for the Worst

No one wants to imagine themselves or their families being put in a possibly life threatening situation. But, being prepared may just turn that life threatening situation into a controllable one. Follow these simple guidelines to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared for some of the most… Read more »

Fun parenting videos

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Two years ago for fathers day this video was put out by Church on the Move. It’s called “Dad Life” and its great       This year bluefishtv come out with the parent rap, celebrating how your life changes after kids (all for the better 🙂