How to Talk to Your Teen about the Danger of Online Predators

Parents are always concerned about their child’s safety and there are lots of reasons to worry about. In the digital era, there is one more danger for kids and teens: online predators. As kids spend a lot of time online, chatting to friends and making new friends, they are prone to becoming victims of online predators, unless you establish a form of parental control and you talk to them about the dangers of the online medium.
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7 Reasons to Teach Your Kids About Sustainability

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Sustainability is a concept that, for many people, is still vague and airy. Many don’t realize what it means: to be acting in a way that could be continued forever. In context, sustainability means not taking more resources from the planet than we are able to put back in. If your kid doesn’t understand what it is, here are seven compelling reasons to change that right away.
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Teach Your Kids the ABC’s of Dental Care

Your duty as a responsible parent does not come to an end once you have taught alphabets and numbers to your kids. Oral hygiene is equally important for them. The relation between you and your kids is the same as that of a potter and the earthen pots. As he molds and gives shapes to pots, you do the same to your kids. The upbringing of your child is completely dependent on you. With regard to oral health and hygiene, you need to familiarize them with the various things that they do not know. Do you know how you became so sensible to look after oral hygiene? Undoubtedly, you would say, “My parents guided me when I was younger.” 
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Help Kids Eat their Veggies and Succeed in School with a School Grant from Action for Healthy Kids

Did you know that nearly 1 in every 5 school-aged children in the United States has obesity? Children with obesity are at risk of having chronic health issues such as asthma, type 2 Diabetes, sleep apnea, and heart disease among several others. 

Parents can be a powerful force for change in schools, especially when it comes to starting health and wellness programs. Ensuring that our kids are eating healthier foods, learning about nutrition, and being more physically active in school not only sets them up to learn lifelong healthy habits but, according to a growing body of research, it helps them be better prepared to focus and learn in class. Studies also show when parents are involved in a child’s education, their children demonstrate higher academic achievement, better attendance, better social skills, better-eating habits, increased physical activity and less emotional distress.
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3 Tips for Moving When Both Parents Work Full-Time

Whether you’re on your fifth or fifteenth move, you’re in good company. The average American will move about 11.4 times in their life. If you’ve moved before, you know what a big project it is. If this is your first move, you might be intimidated by the process—especially if you and your partner are working on top of it! Thankfully, you have access to a number of support systems that will make moving much easier. Here are just a few tips to help you during this time.

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The First 3 Money Lessons To Teach Your Kids

Do your children know the value of money? According to a study, most American teenagers have much to learn about managing their finances. Moreover, the research indicates that a quarter of teens surveyed do not know the difference between debit and credit. Learning about money and proper management should start at home, and parents should take the time to teach their little ones the basics of personal finances. Having good financial sense can benefit kids as they grow and helps them to be more responsible and successful individuals in the future. Here are the first money lessons to teach your kids today.
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5 Things You Can Do to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

Parents naturally want to raise healthy, happy kids. Fortunately, it’s often easy to keep children happy. As far as the healthy part goes, however, a little more work is involved. Yes, there are some health problems that are commonly seen in children, with some being serious and others not so much. The good news is that children are very resilient. In fact, today’s children have an average life expectancy that ranges from 75 to 80 years. If your goal is to do everything possible to raise healthy, happy children, keep the following tips in mind.
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Kids & Crumbs: How to Get Your Kiddos to Stop Making Big Messes

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As a parent, you might be spending a whole lot of time cleaning up messes. Younger kids are prone to spilling things, but it can be incredibly frustrating. Rather than grinning and bearing it, you need to teach them better. Here are four tips on how to get your kiddos to stop making big messes.
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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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