15 Tips for a Better Bedtime Routine

  • Posted by NWright
  • On November 6, 2018
  • baby, bed, bedtime, Parenting, routine, sleep, toddler
You’ve read as many “How to Parent” guides as you could get your hands on while waiting for your arrival of your new baby.  You felt well-read and well-prepared as you braved the first year or so of parenthood. Now that it’s time to figure out how to get your child out of your bed, […]
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5 Steps to Helping Your Unhappy Child

  • Posted by NWright
  • On October 12, 2018
  • child, children, depression, happiness, happy, mental health, Parenting, sad, suicide
  As parents,  we innately want to make our children happy.  We constantly walk a fine line between enabling and empowering, discipling and disregarding, etc. However, any parent will tell you that all of this easier said than done.  Thoughtful and intentional parenting is work, really hard work.  It takes another level of connectedness that […]
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Back to High School

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On August 27, 2018
September is just two weeks away! Honestly, where did this summer go? The rain just washed it away! Any who – we always hear about “back to school” tips. Usually in the first week of July when the kiddos just got out of those locker-lined halls. Instead of planning barbecues and laying out by the […]
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I Promise School Promises New Future for Akron

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On August 16, 2018
  • education, elementary, language arts, learning, math, school, student, teach, teacher, teaching
Remember July? It seems so long ago. Well, something really big happened last month just in time for some great back-to-school news! On July 30th, LeBron James’ I Promise School opened in his hometown of Akron, Ohio to 240 students for the first time ever. For a long time, the school started out as an […]
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Public Nursing Now Legal in All 50 States – YAHOO!!!!!

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On August 7, 2018
  • Idaho, legalization, legislature, local politics, Minnesota, mother's rights, nursing, public nursing, representatives, United States of America, Utah, women's rights
Last week, breastfeeding in public became legal in all 50 states. Hooray! We did it, ladies! While this is an amazing accomplishment and a step in the right direction for mother’s and women’s rights, surprisingly enough, it was still illegal for the longest time. Now, moms (finally) have laws and rights that specifically protect them […]
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Summer Reading Tips

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On August 2, 2018
  • activities, books, ideas, new jersey, summer, summer reading
I have always loved to read. Even as a kid I was never pushed to read. Give me a good book any day and I’ll get sucked right into it. Reading has many benefits that can especially help with brain development. The United States Department of Education found that children who choose to read on […]
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Avocado Day Recipes!

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On July 31, 2018
  • avocado day, avocados, easy recipes, fresh, fun, fun recipes, gucamole, healthy, mango salsa, mangos, pleasing, recipes, refreshing
Happy Avocado Day!   In honor of Avocado Day, we made our own guacamole! Here’s a quick recipe so you make some for your family. As a special treat have the kids help with tasks that don’t require the use of sharp objects.  We found this guac to be surprisingly quick and easy to make, and we […]
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Sun Safety Tips

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On July 18, 2018
  • health, kids, outside, Parenting, safety, skin care, sun, sun health
Summer is all about spending as much time soaking up as many rays as you can before the cold winter arrives. The best way to do that safely is by slathering yourself in the best sunscreen you can find. But there are so many options, it’s hard to know which kind is the best for […]
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Easy Camp Lunches for Picky Eaters

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On June 18, 2018
  • camp, children, easy, Parenting, picky eaters
Parents, you know the drill: “That looks gross!” “That smells gross!” “I’m not eating that!” Being a picky eater is a natural part of childhood; most people outgrow it, but at this moment in your kid’s life, it’s the most important thing in the world. You’ve learned to control it – at home, at school, […]
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Mental Health Mindfulness

  • Posted by KCCStaffers
  • On May 31, 2018
  • anxiety, awareness, bipolar, break the stigma, depression, may, mend, mend minds, mental health, mental health awareness, mental health awareness month, mindful, mindfulness, minds, stigma
Mental Health Awareness As May comes to an end, so does Mental Health Awareness Month. It makes me sad to think that people might stop talking about this just because Mental Health Awareness Month is over, which is why I chose today to write this post. I would like to keep this conversation going even […]
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