Category Archives: Parenting

Staycation Back yard parenting

How To Enjoy A StayCation in your Yard!

Your backyard, always a great for your health and well-being, can do even more for families this summer by being a place to hold a staycation. With the pandemic keeping more people closer to home, a backyard vacation can be a fun way to spend time together and build new memories as a family while…

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Blythe’s Athletics wins National Award

by Becky Mateja Lombardini,      What do sports, fairs, ranges, ranches, and Labradors have in common?  Mike Blythe of Valparaiso Indiana!  Mike is the owner of Blythe’s Athletics, Blythe’s Horse Farm, Creekside Stable & Kennels and is an integral supporter of the Porter County Fair.  Back in 1982, a young man from Griffith, Indiana…

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Tried-and-True Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters

Tried-and-True Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters

Parents have a lot on their plates, including monitoring what’s on their kid’s plates. If you have a picky eater in the family, even the simplest meals can become a chore. More importantly, picky eating can make it hard for your child to get the nutrients they need out of their diet. How can you…

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Unique Outdoor Activities for Your Family This Winter

Unique Outdoor Activities for Your Family This Winter

If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get your kids to play outside this winter, check out some unique outdoor activities for your family this winter.

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Reasons To Let Your Teen Join Marching Band

Reasons To Let Your Teen Join Marching Band

The best aspects of letting your teen join marching band include the community and unique experiences. You’ll love being an amazing band parent.

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Tips for Celebrating the Holidays With a Baby

Tips for Celebrating the Holidays With a Baby

Are you and your little one ready to tackle the holiday season? Make this time of year special with these tips for celebrating the holidays with a baby.

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Tips for Making a Better Playroom for Your Kids

Tips for Making a Better Playroom for Your Kids

A playroom is a convenient, fun, and necessary thing when you have young children. Not only does it provide them with a space to play, pretend, experiment, create, and more, but it’s a space where you know they can do all that safely. When building a playroom, it’s always good to keep an eye toward…

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Tips for Handling a Divorce With Children Amicably

Tips for Handling a Divorce With Children Amicably

  Divorce is difficult for everyone. Unfortunately, it can be even more complicated with kids. However, there are some ways you can go about it that will make it easier on your kids’ lives. Here are some tips for handling a divorce with children amicably. Helping Kids Cope With Divorce A divorce will disrupt your…

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How Playgrounds Can Benefit Children

How Playgrounds Can Benefit Children

Besides being a community amenity and a source of entertainment for kids, there is so much more to how playgrounds can benefit children in their development.

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Two Biggest Challenges Teen Drivers Face

Two Biggest Challenges Teen Drivers Face

Teen drivers must take care during their first few years behind the wheel. Stay safe with this guide to the biggest challenges teen drivers face.

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