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Empowering your childen with life skills to a last a lifetime benefits not only them, but also those closest to them, including their friends and community.

Empowering Your Children With Life Skills To Last A Lifetime

This post was sponsored by the National 4-H Council as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
The first time I didn’t go to summer camp was at the end of 5th grade. Before that, my mother had enrolled me in camp every year, and looking back, I wish I hadn’t talked her out of it that year. I gained a lot of weight over that summer due to inactivity – and unfortunately it just kept coming on.

Divorce or a separation is a tough time for everyone involved, but it can be especially tough on the children. Speaking to a professional about how to help children cope with anxiety of divorce or separation early on can make things a little easier for everyone.

How to Help Children Cope with Anxiety of Divorce or Separation

Divorce or a separation is a tough time for everyone involved, but it can be especially tough on the children. Divorce is a big stressor but for children, it can be especially difficult. If one parent leaves the home, it can cause separation anxiety and other worries. Your child may start to regress in behaviors, revert to baby talk, act out, or show signs of depression. Ensuring that your child is looked after properly during this time is important.

Toddlers can be a real challenge. With this comes pushing the boundaries and sometimes breaking the rules or doing things that are unsafe. This is why discipline is very important. I hope that these 4 tips for how to discipline toddlers can you help you keep the peace.

How To Discipline Toddlers Without Losing Your Cool

Toddlers can be a real challenge. Anyone who has ever heard of the “Terrible Twos” will know just what this means, but it’s not just two-year-olds who can be defiant and unruly. The toddler years in general are a time when children are learning more about who they are and how they interact with the world around them. Just ask this mom of a threenager. With this comes pushing the boundaries and sometimes breaking the rules or doing things that are unsafe.

Are your children getting enough Physical Education in school to exercise their body and mind? Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day!

Are Your Children Getting Enough Physical Education In School To Exercise Their Mind And Body?

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help advocate for mandatory Physical Education In School. However, the experiences and opinions are always 100% my own as this post is written by me in its entirety.
 
The girls have attended a private preschool since they were each 18 months old.