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    Parenting in a Crisis: Your Survival Guide

    We are living in historic times. As a society, we are scared, overwhelmed, tired, confused, and impatient. And it’s only been a few weeks. We are all settling into the certainty of uncertainty. So many of us aren’t sleeping well,…

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    Is TikTok Safe for Kids: A Parent’s Guide

    Are you on TikTok? But are your kids? Tonight, at basketball practice, I saw some 6 and 7 year olds making TikToks while waiting for their siblings. Most of those kids could dance way better than me! But should kids…

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    Coronavirus and Kids: How to Help Your Kids

    Coronavirus is very scary. Officialy, COVID-19 is a dangerous illness that’s rapidly spreading. At the time of this writing, the first deaths have occurred in the United States, and schools are beginning to close in parts of the country. Soon,…

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    How to Help a Shy Child with Practical Tips

    I would like to start sharing more mental health resources, beginning with how to help a shy child. As a psychology major in college, and with my Master’s in Social Work, this is a subject that’s near and dear to…

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    Easy Breakfast Ideas for Busy Families

    This post is sponsored by General Mills, but all opinions are my own.  How do you manage breakfast with a busy family when everyone needs to get out of the house in a hurry? As a Mom of 5, I…