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5 Things I have learned about being fit and healthy during pregnancy….

5 Things I have learned about being fit and healthy during pregnancy….
By: Erin Holtz 1. Listen to your body! I learned early on during my pregnancy that you have no idea how growing a baby inside of you is going to affect your body, and how differently you are going to feel each and every day. You have to wake up each morning and decide what works for you that day. If...
August 18th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Multiplicity: Separation Anxiety

Multiplicity: Separation Anxiety
School is underway for most families and for a parent of twins or multiples starting Kindergarten, this can cause some serious anxiety. For the tiny humans and the parents. Something that families of multiples have to deal with that other families don’t, is the decision to separate their multiples...
August 12th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Arguing

Parenting with a PhD: Arguing
How many times have you tried selling this one to your kid: “We only use nice words when talking to our friends.” HA! I’m willing to bet you don’t practice this 100% of the time. Naturally, the people we’re most likely to use less-than-nice words with are the ones we’re closest to (including...
August 5th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Encouraging Morning Independence

Encouraging Morning Independence
The school year is just around the corner and having your child be able to get up and complete simple tasks in the morning will be a life saver once that hectic time of year starts back. Start now getting your child in the habit of doing a few things for him or herself and your mornings will be a breeze…....
July 24th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Fun Ways to Countdown to School Starting

Fun Ways to Countdown to School Starting
Whether you like it or not.. School is just around the corner! Many moms and kids countdown the days until summer begins. Why not do the same thing for school starting? It will help teach your children not to dread their responsibility, but rather prepare to tackle it and enjoy it. This is specifically...
July 15th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Appropriate Complaints

Parenting with a PhD: Appropriate Complaints
Teach Your Kids to Complain! By: Kristen Berthiaume The punch line for this title is, of course, that your kids already know how to complain. They practice. All. Of. The. (Expletive deleted). Time. But, complaining appropriately is actually a skill that may not come naturally and a really important one...
July 9th, 2014 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Tips for Boat Safety

Tips for Boat Safety
Holiday Weekends mean lots of people will be headed to the lake and beach. While many parents worry about their children’s safety around swimming pools, as they should and need to do, drowning incidents can also occur in natural bodies of water. Safety precautions need to be taken around all water...
July 3rd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Is Preventing School Violence Possible? How You Can Help.

Is Preventing School Violence Possible? How You Can Help.
By Kristen Berthiaume: More bad news in the news: a shooting at a Portland high school, another on the campus of Seattle Pacific University, the murder of two police officers and one civilian in Las Vegas, and then gun violence right here in Birmingham at Glenwood – all in the span of six days....
June 25th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Tips for Making Family Fun Night… Fun!

Tips for Making Family Fun Night… Fun!
Photo by: Deklofenak - Istockphoto Summer time is a great time to incorporate some Family Fun nights into your routine. The kids are staying up a little later and Mom and/or Dad may be able to swing getting home from work a little early to help kick things off. Here are some ideas on how you can make...
June 16th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

What Dad’s REALLY Want for Father’s Day!

What Dad’s REALLY Want for Father’s Day!
By Daniel Evans: It took 58 years and two World Wars before Father’s Day would join the ranks of Mother’s Day as in officially recognized national holiday.  In the early 1900s, a florist remarked that, concerning the absence of an official Father’s Day holiday, “…fathers haven’t the same...
June 11th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More