Handling Sibling Rivalry

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Parents since the beginning of time have been dealing with sibling rivalry. We dream of our children becoming the best of friends, but disagreements happen. While you can’t stop it entirely, you can reduce the frequency. Here are some tips to help keep the peace in your house: 1. Keep in mind it is natural Having […]

Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture

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Nurturing Selflessness in a Selfie Culture How to develop character in young children In a typical day, it’s possible for children to spend more time engaging with technology than interacting with their peers face-to-face. As a result, the “selfie culture” is on the minds of today’s parents, who worry about how they can make sure […]

How to Talk to Your Teenager

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Guest blog by Katie Humphries, ACES Extension Daily Talking to your teenager can often become a very difficult and stressful task. However, there are steps you can take to develop and encourage a healthy relationship. Sallie Hooker, a Certified Family Life Educator with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, believes healthy parent-teenager relationships begin early in childhood. Building […]

How to protect your children from sex trafficking

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Recently, Muscogee Moms had the opportunity to attend a community roundtable on child sex trafficking. People from across the state of Georgia attended this event to learn more about this issue and how to handle it. Domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST) — colloquially known as “child prostitution” — occurs when American children (under the age 18) are sold or exploited […]

Is Your Child In The Right Car Seat?

Did you know that every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States? That probably isn’t the first thing you think about when you are hauling your kids to school, the grocery store, or anywhere else around town. And really, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether […]