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Sarah Lyons is a freelance writer and stay at home mom to six children. Being a mom to six kids has given her a wide variety of experience in parenting and a good sense of humor. She loves to write parenting articles because it gives her the opportunity to encourage other parents.
Solutions to Sticky Situations

Solutions to Sticky Situations

You’re in public and your child makes an embarrassing comment to someone.They pick their nose while you are eating at a restaurant.They share an embarrassing story about you. Every parent […]

Shy Child Building Social Self Confidence

Shy Child: Building Social Self Confidence

It’s normal for kids to feel shy around new people or situations but parents may worry their child is missing out on friendships and experiencing social situations because they are […]

The Camp Next Door Day Camp

The Camp Next Door: Day Camp

Many parents want their kids to experience summer camps but the idea of spending several nights away from home is a little scary for both the parent and child. A […]

Gifts Kids Can Give on a Small Budget

Gifts Kids Can Give on a Small Budget

Nothing is more heartwarming than a gift made by a child. Handmade gifts are affordable, fun to make, and can be given to parents, grandparents, teachers, and siblings. Here are […]

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How to Foster Healthy Sibling Relationships

As a mom of six kids, I have  witnessed my fair share of  sibling disagreements. I have also had the pleasure of witnessing the heart-melting moments when  siblings stick up […]

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How to Motivate Kids for Back to School

The long summer days of sunshine, pooltime, travel, and enjoying a leisurely schedule are coming to a close as a new school year quickly approaches. Some kids enjoy all of […]

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The Toddler Instruction Manual

“It’s a good thing you are so cute!” This is a phrase many parents often think of during the challenging toddler years as they find themselves cleaning up messes, potty […]

How to Prepare for Your Childs IEP Meeting

How to Prepare for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

An individualized education plan (IEP) is a key component of your child’s special education plan. By law, schools are required to provide services to kids who qualify. An IEP meeting […]

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