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5 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs

The subject of drugs can be a difficult subject to approach with anyone, let alone your children who have likely not been exposed to any conversations or topics surrounding substances. While it might seem like a tough conversation, it’s one that needs to be had, in the interest of protecting your children from danger and bad decisions. However, there are certain ways you may want to talk to them about drugs, and certain techniques you may want to avoid.

5 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs

While it’s best to talk to your kids early on about drugs, before they’ve had any exposure whatsoever, it’s never too late to hold the conversation. Plus, even if you talk with them early, you may need to bring things up again as people in their lives change around them and they learn about the world. They may have questions about things they see or hear in the world, or someone you know may start struggling with addiction. Just like other important and difficult conversations you encounter when raising children, the conversation around drugs is an ongoing situation that may take many forms over the years. No matter what stage you happen to find yourself in, there are a few key ways to talk to your kids about drugs and substances. [Read more…]

8 Things To Do Before Baby Arrives

When you have a baby on the way, it’s natural for your thoughts to turn to knitting booties and picking out onesies. However, you have more work to do before your precious bundle’s arrival. 

8 Things To Do Before Baby Arrives

Raising a child is an enormous financial and emotional obligation, and the more you can prepare for the coming changes, the smoother your transition will be. Please do these eight things before baby so that when your delivery day arrives, you’re set with everything you need.   [Read more…]

5 Tips For Stressed-Out Parents

You’ve just dropped Timothy off at rehearsal, packed Kayla’s soccer bag for her weekend tournament, and are just about done with the last load of bright whites. 

Finally, time to relax with a—oh wait, dinner is in thirty minutes. Back to the grind.

5 Tips for Stressed-Out Parents

Whether you’re a brand-new parent or a long-time mom, parenting can feel like a never-ending night shift. But with a few small changes, you can finally find time to breathe throughout the day—sometimes literally.   [Read more…]

Useful Tips For Parents Of College Kids

There will come a time when your little ones are all grown-up, and before you know it, in the blink of an eye, they’re suddenly heading off to college, preparing for their very own independent, adult lives.

Useful Tips For Parents Of College Kids

But just because your kids have grown older and started doing more things for yourselves, it doesn’t mean you no longer have a part to play.   [Read more…]