The human brain develops from back to front, so the prefrontal cortex develops lastly.  This part of the brain manages processes such as:   reasoning logic problem-solving planning  memory focus and attention developing and carrying out goals stopping your impulses developing your personality  ….
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Connecting with your child has to be a priority.  Your children, like adults, don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.  The sooner you accept that and act on it, the better off your household will be.  How do….
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Leaving our sons at the church nursery or Mother’s Day Out program when they were being held by the caregiver – crying, hollering, “Mama or Dada”, arms straight out towards us, has got to be one of the hardest things we have done as….
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My Roots in Spanking Spanking has always been something that I accepted as a way to raise a kid because that’s what the people I grew up around did.  It’s just the way it was. My aunts and uncles spanked our cousins. The public school….
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What does it mean to be advocating for your child at school? You do not have to be in defense mode to be considered advocating.  Remember being your child’s advocate means being their supporter, true believer, cheerleader, encourager, and fellow traveler.  There does not….
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When was the last time you and your family did something fun? How many times a day do ya’ll laugh? How about a throw your head back, deep belly laugh? Laughter is super duper important! Why Is Laughter Important Just to name a few….
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I can remember as a child crying in the night because my legs would hurt so bad.  My parents told me that I had growing pains, and my dad rubbed my legs until I quieted down and went to sleep. There was a mint….
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I rarely watch TV except for football. No news- nothing.  I really wouldn’t care if we didn’t have a TV.  Every once in a few years, an emergency situation occurs.  I am glued to the TV for around 3 days. For example, the fall of the….
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We recently had to evacuate from our home for 7 days due to Hurricane Harvey that hit the Gulf Coast.  Fortunately, the levee that surrounds our subdivision held against the 4 foot of water it had around it, and the river crested lower than….
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“Safety First” has always been Chris and my motto! At the beginning of 2015, not long after Jock turned 1, my sister-in-law sent me a Facebook story from a mom who puts out her son’s devastating story every year on the anniversary of her….
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