Posts Tagged ‘peace’

My Pledge to Peace & Positivity in the New Year

It has been a rough year, folks. Parents out there are likely all feeling the same way – we spend our days sheltering our children from the ugly truth about our society, our country and our world. We are constantly feeling the pressure of how much to allow our children in when it comes to current events:

  • What should they know?
  • At what age are they old enough to understand what’s going on?
  • Are we sheltering them too much or not enough?
  • How do we broach the tough subjects of war, violence, immigration or mass murders?
  • Do we explain racism, injustice and why people protest?

It seems that all the more frequently we are having to ask ourselves these questions as parents and making tough decisions. No matter where we turn there is something happening somewhere that seriously begs the notion of World Peace ever being a possibility. From airports to sports stadiums, these seemingly “adult” issues are literally becoming the face of our country each and every day.

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Nurturing a Bond Between Siblings

Sibling rivalry is a common issue that many parents face. Maybe you even grew up fighting with your brothers and sisters…Maybe you even fought a lot. That doesn’t mean it has to be the same for your kids. Let go of stereotypes and learn some ways to help your kids cherish one another.

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