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How to Make Changes in Your Parenting Style

Maybe you are one of the lucky parents who have found a parenting style that works well for you and your kids. More likely though, you are like the rest of us who have to make changes to our parenting style now and then.
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Decoding the Dress Code Controversy

By JustMommies staff

If you have any kids of school age, chances are you've had a note or two come home addressing the school's dress code. While there is no national, or even state, standard for dressing at school, most schools do have one in place. School dress codes may be as lenient and open-ended as "dress respectfully,"
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9 Ways to Liven up Your Summer

The kids are out of school and you have vacation that you’ve been saving up. Hmm, what to do? With summer fully in swing, it’s time to venture out and create family moments that you all will reflect on for years to come. How exactly do you do that, you say? Well, we have nine great ideas to help
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The Top 7 Lies Parents Tell Their Kids - and Why

By Laura Carlson

Oh, the joy of telling harmless “white lies” to your children. These delightful near-truths range from those that carry on the bliss of holiday traditions to others that happily curb bad behavior. Most parents contend that it's not lying, per say; rather, they are putting off (or bending) the truth
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How to Deal with a Child That Lies

By JustMommies staff

One of the common issues that parents experience is dealing with a child that lies. Sometimes it happens gradually over time (little white lies), sometimes suddenly out of nowhere the child is lying about everything under the sun. If you allow a child to continue a pattern of telling lies, it can become
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5 Things Only Moms of Picky Eaters Will Understand

Your picky eater is all yours, so you love him, of course, but do you ever have those days where you think about how much easier life would be with a kid who just loved to try new foods? If you've had daydreams where you imagine serving up delicious and even experimental cuisine that your kid gobbles
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4 Apps that Could Pose a Danger to Your Child

By Jill Britz

There are so many amazing apps we have access to—MapMyRide lets you know how many miles you log on your morning bike ride, the Facebook app keeps you connected to family and friends wherever you go, and Instagram is great for picture sharing. While apps add so much value and simplicity to our modern
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Is Your Child a Natural-Born Liar?

Have you recently caught your little one lying for the first time? Or maybe it’s become a thing now, where your child seems to lying on the regular. You may be starting to wonder if your child is a natural-born liar. Children & Lying: What Research Has to Say As it turns out, learning to lie is an
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The 7 Best Code-Talking Methods Parents Use

Children are little sponges—after a while, they pick up on everything. From your actions to your words, at some point they begin to apply meaning to them. This is when most parents feel the need to get crafty and create code words that are designed to throw tiny listening ears off the trail of what's
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Why Shaming Children is a Bad Idea

If you remember being a kid at all, chances are your memories are a mixture of awesome moments of triumph and glee, sprinkled with some incidents you'd rather forget. It's the same with everyone—life's unpleasant moments have a way of teaching you lessons. However, it's one thing to experience a natural
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