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When Efforts to Help Your Child May Actually Hurt

Has your child ever approached you for comfort, but your efforts to calm escalated the distress? When this occurs, you are probably displaying a near enemy of what you actu­ally […]

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5-2-1-0 Plan for Healthy Holidays

Pumpkin pie, sweet potato casserole, turkey and dressing, and cooler weather…the holiday season with parties, snacks, and family gatherings is here. While this is a favorite time of year for […]

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10 Science-Backed Benefits of Practicing Gratitude with Kids

Only recently have scientists begun to study the benefits of gratitude. Vitamin G, as some like to call it, plays a critical role in health and happiness. Focusing on the […]

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How the Social Media “Popularity Contest” Affects Our Kids

I don’t know about you, but middle school was hard. I’m talking “you couldn’t pay me enough money to do it again” hard. These are the years when young people […]

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Beyond – Hacks to Cash in on Super Holiday Savings

Whether you’re a Black Friday enthusiast or hater, there are ample ways to cash in on super holiday savings throughout the season. So follow these tips for deep discounts on […]

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Speak Your Child’s Love Language

Growing up feeling loved helps children overcome many obstacles. It contributes to a feeling of well-being that will help them excel in school, friendships, and all other areas of their […]

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Mom to Mom with Dusty McKinley

WP: You and your husband own a pyro company. Tell us all about this. DM: My hus­band will tell you his mother told him he would make a living blowing […]

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Teacher of the Month: Julie McDaniel, Lisenby Primary School

“I believe that kindergarten is my calling,” shared Julie McDaniel, kindergarten teacher at Lisenby Primary School. “I love the excitement of learning that I am able to foster in the […]

Dinner’s Ready: Greg and Kathy Powell’s Smoked Mac and Cheese

Smokey. Cheesy. Delicious. Dinner’s ready, and it’s a Smoked Mac and Cheese brought to you by Greg and Kathy Powell of Auburn. “ The boys and I gave Greg the […]

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Cutting Costs During the Holiday Season

We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do you have other advice on ways we can cut […]

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