Bringing Child’s Artwork to Life

Child’s Artwork Coming to Life 

Days of playing outside, building massive forts out of blankets, riding bikes, going for a hike in the woods, making a beautiful artistic masterpiece, and playing board games seem to be on the decline in America due to the increase in electronic use. As an 80’s baby myself, it saddens me to see the decline. I’m all for technology and allowing children to use electronics for short periods of time but I am also all for giving my children the childhood that I had…. full of imagination and creativity.

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What We Need to Know About Introvert Kids and Socialization

What We Need to Know About Introvert Kids and Socialization

Pushing your children to behave in a certain way because it fits your idea of what healthy behavior is can actually backfire and have a detrimental effect on your offspring. This unadvisable sort of “push” parenting often manifests in the area of social skills. Parents tend to push their kids into involvement with a variety of demanding activities that require a lot of interaction with other people. This can actually put a lot of stress on your child, so before you decide to enroll your child into acting class, school debate society or some sort of team sport, here’s what you need to know about introvert kids and socialization.

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Finding Ways to Help Children Sleep All Night

 Tired Moms Find Help Getting Children to Sleep

Written by Jess

How many of you have struggled with a child who struggles with sleep? My first three children did not sleep through the night until they were six months old. I have to admit that I was jealous when my friends would mention that their newborn was sleeping for 6 hour stretches every night. Once they decided to sleep through the night, they were excellent sleepers – often sleeping for 10-12 hours at a stretch and still taking naps. It was awesome!

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6 Benefits to Children Listening to Classical Music

6 Benefits to Children Listening to Classical Music 

We all know that music is powerful. Music sets the tone. Music has an effect on us. Think about it, if you go to a wedding, and the doors open for the bride to walk down the aisle, you do not expect to hear the Boot Scootin Boogy playing. If you go to a football game, as the players run out, you do not expect to hear the Titanic soundtrack playing. Why? Music sets the tone. Classical music sets a tone for your child as well. A tone that has many benefits. Here are six benefits to why you should encourage classical music with your little one!

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Sharing the Life of a Princess – Hair Donation

Hair Donation

Every little girl deserves to FEEL like a princess. In my eyes, a child’s looks are not what make them a princess. Explaining that to a child is hard when all they see is a little girl with no hair staring back at them in the mirror. Hair loss for any age and for any reason can be difficult but for a child, it can take away the feeling that they are still a beautiful princess regardless of their looks. Continue reading