Tag: healthy family

I Want To Be the Fun One! 5 Tips to Add Fun to Everyday Parenting

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Just a few hours earlier, putting Little Miss to bed, she declared – “You are always so grouchy Mummy. Why can’t you be more fun like Daddy?” You can imagine the buttons this honest, yet innocent …

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Take Fun More Seriously!

| April 1, 2016 | 58 Comments

People love talking about having fun. Listening to them, I’ve often wondered if maybe I was missing something. When asked what I do for fun, I’ve been reluctant to answer. I’ve learned by the …

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Logout & Log Into a Little Sunshine

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Coming up with new and exciting playtime activities that spark the imagination can be a challenge. We have become a tech-addicted and digitally-driven society. Many parents have to drag their children …

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Understanding Gender Dysphoria in Children

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What would happen if we ‘transcended gender’? Would we then identify each other based on behaviors, activities and attributes that our society considers appropriate for one gender or the other? Would we […]

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Is Monogamy Natural for Humans?

| May 1, 2015 | 36 Comments

The book, The Myth of Monogamy, seemed an unlikely subject to ever attract my attention. My belief, up until this moment, was that women were hardwired and generally monogamous by nature, and that […]

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“Sex Talk” Resources to Guide Your Family

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s OK to not have all the answers when it comes to talking about sex with children. But kids do need answers, and you don’t have to do it alone! There are many resources available for educators […]

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Remembering to Mother Myself

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The New Year is always filled with mixed emotions for me. Excitement over the endless possible ways to fill the days versus complete overwhelm. I was reminded last week of two concepts: perception and […]

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The Real Key to Good Health

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

When we hear the word ‘health’, most of us think of diet, exercise, genes and . . . well that’s about it. We like to focus on the first two because we have some control over them. As for the genetic factor, it’s a little late to do much about that. But there is another factor; […]

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From Greedy to Grateful: Teaching Kids Gratitude

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

After a good 15 minutes of sulking, they finally start scribbling. Griffin writes a note to my father, who is hosting us for a holiday ski vacation. His letter is short, but he embellishes it with a nice drawing of a skier cruising down a steep slope; Grandpa will love it.

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Transition Days

Aleijuan King | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last year was rough. The move was still fresh and the boys were missing us all being together. The daycare program we’d previously enrolled our sons in became a little suspect in their treatment of our children and we removed them from the program.

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