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5 Medical Providers Who Offer Support to New Moms

5 Medical Providers Who Offer Support to New Moms

5 Medical Providers Who Offer Support to New Moms If you are a new mom, you may be feeling confused, scared, and overwhelmed. When you bring that new little person home with you, he or she doesn’t come with a set of instructions. Instead of struggling during those first few tough months of motherhood, look(…)

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Written by Carew Papritz for Mom-Spot.com Have you experienced a holiday dinner when it seems like the kids are more thankful for their phones than their family?  With kids glued to their apps, screens, texts, and videos, we’ve finally reached the modern equivalent of that age-old parenting adage, “Be seen but not heard.”  Now our(…)

Helping children cope with the loss of a pet

Helping children cope with the loss of a pet

Pets are an amazing contribution to a happy family life. They offer companionship and unconditional love, and can teach children valuable lessons about compassion, responsibility, and caretaking. Sadly, the lives of pets are short, and children may have to face a pet’s passing. Guiding a child through this difficult time is a challenge for parents,(…)

Raising Calm, Inspired, & Successful Children

Raising Calm, Inspired, & Successful Children

7 Strategies for Raising Calm, Inspired & Successful Children by Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider, Ph.D. Education should touch the whole child. Scientific research has shown that when a child is in a quiet alert state, learning occurs most readily. Our children live in a quick-paced society where taking a moment to be with oneself, and(…)

Social Media: The End of Social Graces?

Social Media: The End of Social Graces?

Avoid the pitfalls of poor etiquette on social media with these 5 reminders from communication expert Professor Leslie Shore Don’t respond to a post or comment out of emotion- Take time to process what you have read or seen and allow yourself time to reflect on your thoughts before commenting out of anger or jealousy.(…)

The Art of Blissful Parenting

The Art of Blissful Parenting

It is common for parents to experience a shift in their relationship with their kids as they approach the teenage years. The new found freedom teens begin to experience often creates tension as parents attempt to control the uncontrollable, while teens seek to exercise their freedom. In her new book, “The Art of Blissful Parenting,”(…)