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If you have children, there’s no doubt you want to keep them safe from harm.  When kids are young, they don’t come equipped with the knowledge to keep themselves out of sticky situations, so it’s your job to give them the tools they need to remain unscathed.  ...

Divorce is a hard situation for anyone to be in. And while you might empathize with your friends who’ve gone through this, things can get a little more emotional if the person going through the divorce is your own child. Whether they’ve just recently gotten married or have been married for decades, divorce can be very challenging to go through. At this trying time, your child’s going to need your support more than ever. To show you how you can best be there during this time, here are three ways you can support your adult child who’s...

First-time parents find themselves wanting to dial up 911 at the slightest sign of anything out of the ordinary when they first bring their newborn home. It’s normal to want to take every precaution possible to ensure that your delicate new baby is well cared for.   ...

As a parent, your main job is to keep your kids safe. And while there are plenty of things you can do within the walls of your own home to eliminate risks and protect your little ones, once you step foot in your car, there are so many other variables that you really don’t have any control over and could cause you to get in a car accident. Although you might be a safe, defensive, reliable driver, you can’t guarantee that those are you are the same way. Because of this, it’s crucial that you take the necessary steps to protect your...

If your elderly parent’s usually spotless house is beginning to look a little worse for wear or personal hygiene has taken a backseat in recent months, it could be indicative that your parent is struggling with daily routines and it may be time they had some assistance. ...

Being a parent isn’t ever easy.  From the beginning you learn that it’s about juggling diapers, naps, screaming, and cleaning vomit out of carpets for a few years.  After their younger years, the challenges evolve. As a parent, you’re no longer required to worry about cleaning poopy diapers. However, you’re now responsible for helping them become successful adults. ...

Do you feel like your family is lazy? Do you feel like they are all spending too much time staring at computer screens, TV screens, or mobile phones and tablets? If so, it may be time to figure out some ways to get your family up and moving around. And there are all sorts of ways to do this. Ideally, you want to check in to see which of these ideas works best, but a few places to get you started might quickly come to mind. You can institute a TV-free time for your family. You can buy everyone some outdoor gadgets to get them moving. Maybe...

Most parents can agree that one of their biggest goals for their children is watching them grow up to be successful at whatever they do.  There is an enormous amount of pride in seeing your child succeed in their interests and excel in their education. Unfortunately, for many families, their children start to lose interest in school at some point. ...

The day you find out that you’re going to be a parent is an exciting moment!  As you prepare yourself for your new life ahead, there are plenty of things to be excited about.  You will no longer be someone who is only looking after yourself, but a carer for another life. It’s a beautiful feeling knowing that it’s up to you to guide someone through their journey and love them unconditionally. ...

It’s easy to keep your children entertained when you’re at an amusement park, or you’re somewhere with a lot of stimulation.  However, when you need to get some housework done, or need a minute without having to run around after them, it can be a challenge to keep them entertained for long indoors. ...

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