Family and Kids Events Calendar and Reviews for Orange County and Los Angeles
Raising Godly Children in an UnGodly World
By Marilee Lackey
Being a parent of four boys and one step-daughter, this subject is always at the forefront of my mind. How do we raise Godly children in this heathen, unGodly world? Through diligence and love.
I have made my share of mistakes both before and after becoming a mother.…Continue
Added by Laura on May 31, 2011 at 3:27pm — No Comments
Recreate Your Favorite Childhood Memories With Your Own Children
By Karen Wintress
Each of us is where we are today based on a combination of factors such as our education, experiences in our family, school, house of worship, and community, our friends, hobbies and activities, our personality, opportunities that have presented themselves to us and decisions that we've made along the way. Right now I'd like…Continue
Added by Laura on May 31, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments
The Things That Keep Us Apart
By Doug Rogers
My dad had this idea and just wouldn't give up on it. He could be that way sometimes. This time he wanted to organize a block party. Mom and all of us kids were against it. "Dad, it's embarrassing," we would argue. "Nobody has block parties anymore."
And Dad would respond, "Yeah and that's the problem. Nobody gets together anymore."
The year was 1986.…Continue
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One of the concerning finding is that meta-analyses, which pool data from several studies to increase statistical power, have examined risks of glioma in long-term cell…Continue
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Five Tips on Dealing With Tantrums in Children
By Nicolo Marcon
Being a good parent is one of the most challenging jobs that we will experience in our lives. Because we don't get a "manual" when we become parents, we often look back on how we were raised to help us and if it felt okay, then we might use that with our own children. Sometimes it is the total opposite, where what happened to us, we would never…Continue
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By Houng Ln
To most parents, an upcoming birthday party for one of their kids means at least a week of stress and anxiety. It is just like a Treasure Hunt for them. This is your kid's most important day of the year, full of expectations, and it is only up to you to fulfill their wishes. This means inviting friends, planning activities, snacks and gifts; many time-consuming tasks for an…Continue
Added by Assistant Editor on May 14, 2011 at 7:41pm — No Comments
Siblings and Competition: Parent Quandaries When Kids Won't Stop Competing
By Deborah Gilboa, M.D.
A parent wrote in to Dr. G's website to ask this common question:
My kids won't stop competing! My boys are 8 and 10, my daughter is 5. They argue over who can run more, read something harder, eat faster, throw a pillow higher, even who will pee first. It's driving me crazy. What do I…Continue
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Single Mom? Manage Your Stress With These 10 Tips
By Amanda Alexander
Being a single mom brings with it its own stresses, follow these ten tips to manage the stress more effectively.
1. Have reciprocal agreements with friends. This is incredibly important especially for those who don't have family close by to offer their support. Organise days that you can pick up one of your friends kids from…Continue
Added by Assistant Editor on May 14, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments
Sleeping Well? The Importance of Sleep For Working Mums
By Amanda Alexander
There are three main causes why a working mother may not get the sleep they deserve and need at the end of a hectic day.
First off, there is the obvious culprit, the children.
Secondly, the ever whirring mind of a busy working mum inevitably struggles to switch off at the end of each day. With the endless list of…Continue
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