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Monkey See, Monkey Do: Give Back

Let's face it. Children are born selfish. One of the biggest lessons we all learn in the first few years of our lives is how to share (and some of us keep learning how to do this our whole lives). Kids need to learn to give back. We as humans have a natural instinct to help others. But even if it’s natural, parents must teach their kids what it means to volunteer and give to charity in ways that show compassion and generosity.

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Don’t Be Such a Worry-Wart

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” ~Leo Buscalgia

If you weren't a worrier before you had kids, I can guarantee that the moment you found out you were pregnant, you became one (at least a little). We all worry, but women tend to worry more than men, and mothers even more. Why is it that being a mother automatically makes you Google, “red bumps on neck,” even when you know it’s only a rash?

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Best and Worst Parents of 2012

I'd found this article from the website of Parenting Magazine and thought you'd like to read it as well. It's a pretty interesting look at the best and worst parents of 2012. Some you'll applaud, and some you won't even begin to believe… Read More→