Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Ways to Make Bath Time More Fun

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Ways to Make Bath Time More Fun
Splish splash: Turn your kid into a water baby

Article Excerpt:

Does the idea of bath time send your child running in the opposite direction? With some creative planning and a few exciting accessories, that daily stint in the tub can actually become one of the most enjoyable times of the day for your little one. Add some pep to the “splish” and the “splash” of bath time by boosting the fun. Continue reading

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Developing Self-Esteem in Teens

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Developing Self-Esteem in Teens
Being a teenager is hard work. Parents can help make it a little bit easier

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Teenagers are bursting with energy and often feel invincible, but unique stresses and daily pressures eat away at that confidence. While dealing with school work, extracurricular activities, peer pressure and part-time jobs, it is likely your teenager’s self-esteem takes a hit from time to time. As a parent, you can safeguard your teen’s self-image and help develop healthy self-esteem with love and support. Continue reading

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Understanding Kid’s Perspective on Divorce

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Understanding Kid’s Perspective on Divorce
How to see the situation from your child’s point of view

Article Excerpt:

When a family is faced with divorce, it is common for children to have deep and significant feelings about the separation. Understanding your child’s perspective can help the entire family cope with the inevitable changes. “In general, children have different reactions to their parents’ divorce,” said Los Angeles-based psychotherapist Judy Rosenberg. “The main thing to consider is the well being of your child.” Continue reading

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