5 Reminders for Parents Who Travel for Work

Being away from your child is something no parent wants to experience. However, there are times when you might have to travel for work. As such, you might start to question if you are doing the right thing. Rest assured, it’s perfectly normal to feel this way.

Set up a Time to FaceTime

While you’re out and about, you can still communicate with your child. However, this doesn’t mean to simply have the intention to use FaceTime or Skype. Instead, schedule a time to chat. Without having a set time to talk, schedules can get a bit messy and you may miss a few calls. Try to find gaps in your schedule that you can use as free time to spend time with your child.
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5 Time Saving Secrets to Running Errands With a Newborn

You’ve waited nine long months for your bundle of joy to arrive. Now, after you and baby had time to bond, it’s time to set out on your first shopping expedition. However, running errands with a newborn is a very time-consuming task. But don’t worry! Here are five tips for running errands with a newborn baby!

Time Matters

Long gone are the days of simply grabbing your purse and rushing out the door. Now that you have a baby, you’re on their schedule and going to the store is your second priority. It’s highly recommended that you go to the store right after fulfilling your baby’s needs. Babies tend to get rather fussy whenever they’re tired or hungry, so make sure you feed and change them before leaving.
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Autism Treatment: Why Be Just Special When You Can Be More?

A disability that hampers the brain caused disability in neurological development is known as Autism. It also affects behaviour, cognition, social interaction and communication. Due to the characteristic and symptoms appearing in different combinations which affect the children in a variety of ways, Autism is also known as spectrum disorder. The signs of autism begin in early childhood and they persist through all the years, making the routine life of a child disabled in many ways.
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5 Emergency Phone Numbers Every Parent Should Have Saved on Their Phone

Being a parent can sometimes be scary. You are responsible for that child’s life. There is a lot that can go wrong, and you may sometimes spend time worrying about those possibilities. However, there are ways to gain back your peace of mind. If you know what to do in an emergency, you can rest assured that you can take action to save your child. One way you can do that is by knowing which emergency phone numbers to call. Below are five you should have saved on your phone.

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5 Common Reasons Your Baby Won’t Stop Crying

Crying is the only way that a baby can communicate. They want to communicate their needs with us, but it’s anxious to not have those skills yet. It can be frustrating for parents to hear their baby crying. Fortunately, if you know why your baby is crying, then you will know what you can do to stop it.

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Sweet Sixteen: Should You Get Your Teen a Sweet Ride?

Many teens look forward to getting a car on their 16th birthday. However, even though your child may be 16, that does not mean that they are ready for a car. If you are thinking about giving your teen a car, then there are several things that you will need to take into consideration.

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Parenting a Teen? 4 Lessons to Teach Your Kids Before They Start Driving

One of the biggest rites of passage for a kid is learning how to drive. As a parent of a teenager, it might be scary to think of them taking the wheel, but it’s a greatly important skill for them to have. These are four lessons to teach your kids before they start driving.

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What to Do When Your Kids are Driving You Crazy

Parenting has never been an easy task. With all the things you’re expected to do to take care of your family, it’s understandable that your patience may wear thin every now and then. When your children push you to the point where you feel like you’re about to lose your mind, there are a few things you can do to help. 

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Failing Grades? 4 Ways to Help your Teen Achieve Their Potential

When your teenager is dealing with difficulties in school, it can be discouraging for both of you. As a parent, you want to see your child do well in school. Plus, if there’s anyone who believes in their potential, it would be you. This is why it’s important to harness that encouragement and combine it with these four tips to help your child achieve their potential.

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Teens and Mental Health: How to Talk About Getting and Staying Well

The perspective on mental health is changing, and parents have the opportunity to shape a new generation that doesn’t see mental illness as something secret. The thing is that no one is born knowing about mental health, and many adults today didn’t even learn about anxiety or depression until they were caught in the throes of it. 

Mental illness isn’t a foreign concept to teenagers. One in five teens lives with a mental illness. In fact, half of all chronic mental illnesses start by age 14. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 24, and 90-percent of those deaths are linked to an underlying mental illness. 

The truth of the matter is that your teen might already be struggling and you just don’t know. Whether they’re withdrawn and moody, uncontrollable and experimenting, there are ways to reach out and start talking to them about the importance of mental health. 

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