All posts by Laura Lifshitz

  • 4 Healthy Habits to Teach Your Kids

    We teach our kids to say “Please” and “Thank you,” as well as many social habits we hope they’ll have for a lifetime. It’s important to teach our kids social manners, but just as much, it is...

    • Posted May 15, 2016
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  • 3 Reasons to Reduce Your Technology Time For The Kids’ Sake

    Some people find it weird I have never let my five year-old use the computer for learning games or other pursuits. Sure, she can press the “play” button on a YouTube video from my phone, but for...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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  • 4 Signs Your Baby is Developmentally Ready for Solid Foods

    Introducing solid foods to your baby is a very exciting time! Personally,  I started feeding my daughter solid foods when she was around seven months old. For the most part of that year, she relied on breastmilk...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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  • Facts About Autism

    Many of us are aware that Autism exists, but very few of us know hardcore facts about autism. Most of what the population knows is most likely, from celebrities and popular figures and their own personal experience...

    • Posted May 8, 2016
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  • Signs of Kindergarten Readiness: Social Skills and Beyond

    Is your child going to kindergarten next year? Does he or she truly seem ready to rumble in the big world of elementary school? There are many important signs of kindergarten readiness and I am sure your...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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  • 3 Things Teenage Girls Need From Their Parents

    Are you the parent of a teenage girl? Congratulations! You have made it this far. The good news is your teen is learning how to negotiate with others and identify herself at rapid speed. The bad news...

    • Posted May 1, 2016
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  • 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Self-Injury & Teens

    What is self-injury anyway?  Self-injury also known as self-harm is when someone intentionally harms oneself (body tissue) without the goal of suicide (in most cases). Occasionally, someone will use the term “cutter” although it’s not  just cutting...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • 5 Things a Mom REALLY Wants for Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day is around the corner. Have you considered what the fellow mothers and grandmothers in your life would like in order to feel truly celebrated on their big day? It’s not the amount of money you...

    • Posted April 25, 2016
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  • 3 Fears Your LGBT Child or Teen May Have

    Whether you are aware of it or not, your child or teen may identify as LGBT, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. Hopefully though, you knew that already. In today’s day and age, more teens...

    • Posted April 23, 2016
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  • 3 Ways Dads Can Positively Impact Daughters

    Dads may not share the same gender as their daughters, but the fact remains that a dad is a pivotal part of a daughter’s life. How you treat your daughters will set the stage for your daughter’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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