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Back-to-School breakfast ideas

Back-to-School breakfast ideas

It's the most wonderful time of the year – back-to-school. But getting kids excited for the day is not exactly easy when faced with a school day morning. In order to get the energy up and keep it there, a good breakfast is essential. Break away from boring breakfasts with these tasty recipes

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You see a shrink?

You see a shrink?

It is often the assumption that if you go to therapy that you have serious problems you cannot manage on your own and there is something fundamentally wrong with you. In reality, if someone is attending therapy, they tend to be on the healthier side of self-love and self-awareness.

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Back-to-School: Dealing with anticipation & anxiety

Back-to-School: Dealing with anticipation & anxiety

For many kids, the anticipation of going back to school is exciting. It’s a chance to see friends, share stories about summer break, and re-engage in the activities and sports they love. But at the same time, preparing for the new school year can also bring on stress and anxiety as worries creep in about bullying, romantic relationships, academic stress, LGBTQ issues and more.

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How to talk to children about divorce

How to talk to children about divorce

Regardless of their age, kids may feel angry at the prospect of mom and dad breaking up. As a parent, you want to see that the process less painful for the children. Talking with your kids will help them cope with divorce as you provide stability in your home and attend to their needs with a loving, positive attitude.

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Dermatologists share tips for treating hives in children

Dermatologists share tips for treating hives in children

Has your child broken out in an itchy rash? If so, it could be a case of hives. Fortunately, hives are usually harmless and temporary. Common symptoms of hives include slightly raised, pink or red areas on the skin; welts that occur alone, in a group, or connect over a large area; and skin swelling that lessens or goes away within minutes or hours.

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To vitamin or not to vitamin, that is the question

To vitamin or not to vitamin, that is the question

When it comes to the question of whether or not vitamin supplements are necessary for their children, a lot of parents are divided. One school of thought is: As long as my child has a balanced and healthy diet, they don’t need supplements. The other school of thought is: Whether they need it or not, giving my child a multivitamin is an insurance policy. The truth is both sides have the right idea.

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Tryout tips for parents: Help your child make the team

Tryout tips for parents: Help your child make the team

As the school year starts up, our throats begin to tighten. Fall sports tryouts are underway, and our children are stressed. Chances are, you're feeling just as anxious for tryouts as your kids. Best case scenario, they make the team and happily transition into the regular season, worst case they don't and they come to you in a whirlwind of emotion that leaves you struggling to find a resolution.

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Looking toward the future: Getting kids thinking about their career path

Looking toward the future: Getting kids thinking about their career path

For young minds looking into future career paths, the options are seemingly limitless, with professions to fit every talent and passion. From middle and high school students to incoming college freshman, finding the perfect college that fosters an engaging environment to forge ahead on their chosen path is essential.

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Building secure futures, one family at a time

Building secure futures, one family at a time

At every stage of life, life insurance is an important consideration for protecting your family and your assets. As much as you may not want to think about it, you cannot afford to avoid making these important preparations.

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10 Things a parent can do to prevent addiction

10 Things a parent can do to prevent addiction

Be supportive. This is especially true before a child has an addiction problem. Try to support everything positive in your child’s life, such as good grades, increasing grades, excelling at a sport or hobby, helping out a friend or relative, anything positive that he or she does.

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