Parenting

My Struggle with Postpartum Depression

This article has been reprinted with permission from Mostly Planned. The original article can be read here Looking back at the past 18 months, I have become stronger than I ever imagined. There...

Building Self-Esteem In Children: Six Things Parents Can Do

One of the greatest gifts parents can give children is instilling in them the knowledge of their self-worth and value. However, building self-esteem in children does not happens randomly or overnight. A...

Identifying the Signs of Postpartum Depression

Do you think it is unusual to feel terribly upset and distressed after childbirth? No, it isn’t! Though you had difficult times during pregnancy, but it was still better. Sleepless nights,...
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How to Earn the Light Blue Daisy Petal Honest and Fair

One of the things you will be doing as a Girl Scout leader is to help your troop earn the light blue Daisy petal, honest and fair. Honesty is one of...

Side Effects of Your Child’s ADD Medication

In the US it is estimated that about 5% of the children have ADD or ADHD. Many of these children do not receive medication for their mental illness and there are...

What is the significance of Father’s Day?

Father'’s day is celebrated in most countries. It is a day to honor your father for all that he has done for you and to let him know how much you...

Should You Let Your Kids Borrow Your Car?

As teens get older, they look forward to being able to drive a car. Most don’t really care at first about owning a vehicle of their own. They just want to...

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Best Brain foods for Kids – Boost Brain Power and Keep Sharp

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A child's brain is developing rapidly and if you want them to improve their performance in school and their moods, you want to make sure that their diet includes the right mix of nutrients to foster healthy brain growth. As with the adult brain,...

7 of the Best Brain Foods for Studying

The foods that you eat can improve the functioning of your brain. Just like drugs, foods have amino acids, vitamins, sugars and other ingredients which can improve the performance or slow things down. If you can retain or recall information and process problems quickly,...