Helping Teens Ace Important Exams

Contributed by Jennifer Dawson

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Whether or not your child enjoys school or is struggling with some subjects, exam time is nearly always stressful, especially during preparation for ACTs/SATs, the results of which could determine what candidates will be doing for the next few years. It is important for parents to ensure they help children relieve stress and focus on what is important, by gently making a few suggestions that their children will find useful rather than burdensome.
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4 Tricks to Get Your Kids Excited About Going to the Doctor’s

Going to the doctor might not be the most exciting thing that your child wants to do, but it’s an important visit. Your child needs to visit a primary care physician on a regular schedule to ensure that vaccines are updated and to ensure that your child is growing properly. Fortunately, there are a few tips that help to make visiting the doctor a bit more exciting.

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Family Fit: 4 Exercises You Can Do with Your Kids

Gone are the days when parents did not have to worry about their children getting enough exercise. Children used to spend much of their free time outdoors playing with their friends and biking to the corner store, but now many children spend their free time sitting indoors with books, video games or favorite television shows. While the reasons for these changes can easily be debated for hours, the truth remains that parents must be the ones to get children of all ages up and moving again.

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5 Tips for Making Grocery Runs with Young Ones Go Faster

For parents, the idea of bringing a young child to the grocery store can be daunting. You want to make grocery visits as short and bearable as possible. Young children can get easily restless, which can make grocery trips very exhausting. Here are five tips for making grocery runs with young ones go faster.

Don’t Go When It’s Crowded

There are busy hours for grocery stores that you should avoid. Weekend afternoons are when grocery stores are teeming with customers. All this stimulation could make your child all the more likely to become distracted. Instead, you should go at times such as weekday afternoons and evenings, when there’s much less activity going on. Plus, there also be fewer crowds, meaning you can make it through the aisles faster.

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5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children To Behave Better in School

Disciplining is part of bringing up children, but it confuses and exhausts many parents. It is a joy to have well-behaved children, but this does not just happen out of the blue. It takes hard work, consistency, patience, and determination. What you need to remember is that even the well-behaved children have their downward moments. Children also have their weak points, and the parents must realize, understand and learn how to deal with the weaknesses. Continue reading “5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children To Behave Better in School”

Simple Ways to Get the Kids Excited About Being Healthier

Kids aren’t always excited about living healthier. Healthy living sounds good to adults who know the value of good health as well as the true cost of poor health. To kids, however, the definition of healthy living sounds more like, “No more cookies, ice cream, or fun, and a lot more brussels sprouts and carrots,” in their minds. If you want to get your kids a little more excited about living healthy lives, start now. They’re going to develop much better health habits as children, but you’re going to need to find a way to get them a little more excited about being healthier.
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10 Essentials For Any Kid Who Play Sports #Switch2BODYARMOR

Yes, we are that family. The one who’s kids play sports all year long. It can become exhausting at times, but honestly, we wouldn’t have it any other way!

Through the years, I’ve learned a lot from coaches and other moms on how to be prepared. This prevents a lot of stress while traveling, practicing and during games. 
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Are You a New Parent? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy

As a new parent, protecting your baby is of the utmost importance. You want to make sure they’re safe. That safety should also apply to their health. It’s only their health that should be kept in mind, but also the health of everyone in your family. If one person isn’t feeling well, that could soon apply to everyone else in the house. You want to be able to prevent illnesses before they begin. Here are five tips on how to keep your family healthy.
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Tips for Parents of Addicted Children

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It is true that no one wants to be addicted. People become the victim of addiction unknowingly. Addiction is developed due to the combination of bad choices and poor judgment by the people. And it is not that this disease occurs overnight. Any person takes time to become an addict. Generally, people use alcohol and drugs to relieve physical pain and mental stress. But after continuous usage, their body starts demanding those substances. When people want to stop using these substances, symptoms of withdrawal begin to occur. Then they are familiar with addiction. Because they cannot cope with withdrawal symptoms. They consider the dependence on these substances as the only way to get out of these symptoms.
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