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Family Meals

  Written by Nolababy & Family Magazine       Family Meals- celebrating the sit-down meal Getting your kids to the dinner table is worth the hassle   By Lau...
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Fighting Siblings And Pushy Toddlers

  Written by Jeanne Martin       Q: My kids—five and seven—argue all the time. Any tips on how I should handle this?   A: Let me start off by giving you a li...
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Back Talk And Eye Rolling

Riding the emotional roller-coaster of life with a middle school child. Contributed by the Parenting Center When we talk about the middle school years, it’s important to try to remember what those years are ...
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Bullied

It can be physical, emotional, social or cyber. It’s always mean and deliberate.    When Kimaree Long, mother of two, received a call from Lusher Charter School informing her that her 12-year-old son...
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Discipline Advice By Ages

Parenting falls somewhere between an art and a combat zone. Still, unless there is a real problem, most parents don’t look beyond their friends and family for parenting help. Although there is no one way to par...

Children And Good Manners

  Whether it’s an anticipated visit from extended family, attending a party, or going to a fancy holiday tea, the holiday season can put a sudden spotlight on our kids’ manners.  To help prepare, we’ve ...

When Children On The Spectrum Are Victims of Bullying

  Ethan Marengo is a 10 year old with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. He is a smart, fun-loving kid in the fifth grade at a middle school in Covington, but his mom Shelley says he still gets ...
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Bad Playdates, Biters, And Health Obsessions

Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital Bad Playdates Q. My son's best friend, a fellow four-year-old next door, is a beast, to put it mildly. He's destructive, defiant, and doesn't heed his pa...
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Active Imaginations And Bullies

  Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital       Active Imagination       Q: My 3 1/2 year old daughter has a new best friend, ...

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