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Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
Ways Single Parents Can Benefit from Going Back to School

Today's job market is pretty competitive and many single parents opt to return to school in order to add degree or other credentials to their resumes to increase employment marketability.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How to Stop Your Ex from Turning the Kids Against You

Adults have a hard enough timing handling the spiteful words that are often flung around carelessly during divorce, but imagine the difficulty the children have when they hear one or both parents bad-mouth the other parent?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Finding the Confidence to Adjust to Being a Single Parent

A lot of responsibility comes with raising a child and, when one is suddenly thrust into single parenthood, it can feel doubly overwhelming. As a single parent, a person must act as both mom and dad and it can be a huge and challenging balancing act.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
What Kids Need to Know About Divorce

To help ease kids' concerns and help them cope, it makes the transition easier if you give them an explanation of what is going on and why. However, before you broach the topic of divorce, it is also important to consider what you plan to say because this discussion should not be done hastily or in a spontaneous way.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Dating: Tips for Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents also often means a relationship has reached a level of trust and commitment and a loved one is ready to include you in his family life. Some people view meeting the parents as an important milestone in the relationship.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Supporting Your Kids Through Visitation Issues

If you are in a situation where visitation has been legally established, this will be an ongoing event on a regular basis where your kids will be spending time with their other parent. It is important kids feel safe.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
Navigating the Special Education Process as Your Child's Parent Advocate

Parent advocates are an important part of every child's education. A child who has special needs is going to need someone to organize and pull together their education plan to ensure they get the best structured education that will meet their individual learning needs.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Single Parents: How to Keep Your Sanity

Single parenting is a tough job. When you have to assume the role of two parents it can get pretty overwhelming at times. Between the kids' schedules, school, your job, and balancing everything else that comes up in between you may sometimes feel as if you're losing your sanity.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Setting Up a Single-Parent Home

If your home life situation changes and you've suddenly found yourself in a position where you are a single parent, this is a huge adjustment for both you and your kids. You may find yourself either wanting or needing to change.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Single Parenting: Learning to Have Fun Again

Single parenting is probably one of the toughest jobs. There are always chores to be done and responsibilities to tend to. After these are complete there isn't always a lot of extra time for much else. How to have fun again.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Teaching Kids About Online Safety in a Connected World

The reality is kids will need to have a full understanding of computing and the Internet. Parents today can no longer effectively shield their kids from being online in today's world. 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How to Be An Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

A parent instinctively knows what is best for his or her child. Parents who are directly involved with their child's education will know they are getting the right structure and best education to fit their son or daughter's individual needs.

Health
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
How to Take Care of Baby's Gums and Teeth

There is nothing cuter than seeing a baby's smile, teeth or no teeth. Did you know a baby's teeth are present from the second trimester in pregnancy? By the time he or she is born, there will already be a full set beneath the gums. Even though parents won't...

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Divorce: Sharing the Kids over the Holidays

Divorce is tough financially and emotionally. In addition to the pain associated with money and emotions, if children are born of the union, two of the most important issues need to be settled during a divorce is custody and visitation.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How Does Daylight Savings Time Affect Babies?

In general, Daylight Savings time tends to be a bit controversial due to the various opinions associated with this practice. Typically, debate spurns over issues such as energy, politics and economics, but for many the concerns are more associated with the immediate and direct personal impact of routine when the clocks are changed.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Single Parents: Taking Care of Yourself Too

It is not uncommon for single parents to find themselves getting a little frazzled with the pressure of the day to day household tasks with no one else to share this responsibility with. As a single parent, taking care of yourself is probably the last thing on your mind.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
What to Look for When Choosing a Preschool

Not all preschools are created equal and you'll likely want to do considerable research before settling on a handful of schools to send in an application.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Should Students Take a Gap Year After High School?

A good number of students do indeed choose to go straight to college right after high school, but what about the percentage who feels they are not ready? Should they take a year off after high school first? 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
5 Ways Schools Sometimes Fail Special Needs Children

For the most part, most schools do succeed in their mission, but unfortunately there are times where a school fails to provide an appropriate education for a special needs child. It may be the school does not provide the right necessities for special needs children to succeed in the school setting.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
How to Know When Your Child is Ready for Preschool

Rather than looking to age to decide when your toddler should start school, it is perhaps more of value to determine if he or she is physically, socially and emotionally ready to go to school. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before sending your little one off to preschool.

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