Why Does It Have to Be So Hard Being a 12 year old

Parenting a 12 Year Old is Challenging

Twelve. We now have a twelve-year-old. This is our second experience with having a twelve-year-old and, oh boy, is it a hard year! Looking back, it was a hard year for me. For kids, it seems as though they are always entering a “new phase” from the time they are born until they graduate. Then the phases seem to have wider gaps between them. Each phase comes with new challenges for both the parent and the child. So, why IS twelve such a difficult year for kids? I am going to give you my reasons and what I learned from my now 16-year-old through his twelfth year. 

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How Long Do You Use a Diaper Bag?

How Long Do You Use a Diaper Bag?

How long do you use your diaper bag? Many moms use it as their everyday purse to avoid lugging two bags around, so how long do you keep it before you switch to your regular purse or handbag? What types of diaper bags are there to wear after the baby grows? If you don’t use it as an everyday purse, how long do you keep it before you donate it or sell it? Do you remember the age of your baby when you were ready to replace your diaper bag with something else? Share your diaper bag life story in the comments! The results might surprise you. 

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Sick Day Activities for Children

Sick Day Activities for Children

It can be a challenge to find activities for your little ones while they are sick. Many children are used to running around, playing outside, and enjoying the many physical activities of youth. Sick days curtail most of these. There are fun things you can do to help distract your child and entertain them while they are getting better. The following are the best activities for kids to do when they are sick.

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A Parent’s Guide to College Planning

A Parent’s Guide to College Planning

Your little one is becoming not-so-little, and it’s time to start thinking about preparing them for college. As the process begins early on, you may find that you, as the parent, lead most of the discussion in encouraging your child to start thinking about higher education. As they get older and it gets closer, your child may start taking over the decisions and prep work.

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7 Ways to Use Technology to Help Your Child Succeed in School

7 Ways to Use Technology to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Parents today face a unique challenge when it comes to helping their children succeed in school. Technology has become such an integral part of our lives, and many schools are now incorporating technology into the classroom. This can be both good and bad for students. On one hand, they can get more out of their education by using technology tools. On the other hand, they can fall behind if they don’t have access to the same technology at home that is being used in school. In this blog post, we will discuss 10 ways that you can use technology to help your child succeed in school!

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