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How to Build Routines that Help Children Battling ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often have difficulty paying attention to tasks and are easily distracted. A firm and engaging schedule of routine tasks, with achievable goals, gives children with ADHD a system to aspire to and, in doing so, supports them with a coping mechanism.

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Swimming Without Fear: Teach Your Family Pool Safety

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S. among children between the ages of 1-14. We all know not to leave your child unattended in the pool, but there are several other tips you should know that could help prevent another needless tragedy.

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Five Summertime Learning Activities for Kids

There’s a good chance that the summer months are your child’s favorite time of the year: the weather’s warm, the days are long, and (most importantly) school is out. Unfortunately, many teachers report that during long summer breaks, children stop engaging and learning.

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How to Involve Your Children in Meal Planning and Preparation

Involving your kids in the preparation of meals isn’t just a way to get them to eat vegetables, it teaches them valuable life skills they can use when they go off on their own and raise their own families. There are several things you can do to start involving your children in meal preparation.

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5 Fun Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day

Now that summer has finally arrived, you look out the window and are greeted by rain. What do you do now, and how do you salvage the fun day you had planned for you and your child? You do not have to let the weather spoil your fun – there are plenty of fun ways to pass the time in the great indoors. Here are five great ideas to get you started.

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5 Natural Ways to Help Kids Stay Healthy

It is not easy to raise healthy kids in today’s unhealthy environment. With obesity levels rising ever higher and childhood diseases becoming much more prevalent, parents are taking a proactive approach to the health of their children.

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8 Fun Facts to Help Teach Your Kids About Our Solar System

Looking up at the night sky at all the thousands of stars, we often don’t think about where we fit in all that space. The spring and summer months are perfect for spending time outside in the evenings with the family to learn about the solar system. Here are several tips and facts to help get you started

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