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Why Family Dinners Matter: The Science Of Eating Together

Most families find it difficult to get everyone together at the dinner table on a regular basis.

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Volusia Parent
January 2020

Tips For Helping Kids Fall & Stay — Asleep

Oddly, most of our understanding of sleep comes not from knowing what happens when we sleep but from noticing what happens when we don’t.

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
January 2020

Do's & Don'ts Of Giving Your Kids An Allowance

You can teach your kids important money management skills by giving them a regular allowance.

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
January 2020

Legally Speaking: Wills

From the Florida Bar Pamphlet: Do You Have a Will?

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
January 2020

Calling for a Little Peace and Quiet

How time spent alone can foster creativity and independence among children.

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
December 2019

5 Things You Can Start Doing Today To Raise A Motivated Learner

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

5 mins read
Volusia Parent
December 2019

Happy Family, Happy Life

Learn eight simple secrets of happy families

5 mins read
Volusia Parent
December 2019

A Dream Is A Wish Their Hearts Make: 25 Adventures In Giving This Holiday Season

Here come the holidays and with them, the spirit of giving. But who says you have to give the same way every year? If you have a holiday giving tradition and you love it and want to stick with it, that’s great. But maybe, like my family, you enjoy shaking things up each year as you explore new ways to enrich other people’s lives.

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
December 2019

No More Have-To Holidays!

How To Keep Your Family Happy This Holiday Season

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
December 2019

Ask the Doctor

Introducing our new monthly feature, Ask the Doctor. Our healthcare partners will be answering your questions.

3 mins read
Volusia Parent
November 2019

7 Simple Ways Kids can Thank a Veteran on Veterans Day

Are you wanting to thank a veteran but don’t know where to start?

4 mins read
Volusia Parent
November 2019

Daily Expressions Of Gratitude Can Boost Mental Health

It’s not uncommon to express gratitude on a day like Thanksgiving, but what should happen if we practice expressions of gratitude everyday such as keeping a daily gratitude journal?

3 mins read
Volusia Parent
November 2019

Growing a Thankful Family in a “Want-More” World – The True Art of Having Enough

One of my favorite childhood stories is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s account of the Christmas when Mr. Edwards braved a snowstorm to bring gifts to the family. He had sweet potatoes for Ma in one pocket and gifts for Laura and Mary in another—a tin cup for each of them, plus a penny and a peppermint stick. The girls were thrilled. Would our children be content with such simple gifts today? Not likely. It’s a challenge to raise thankful children in our consumer-driven culture, but it’s a challenge we can meet. We can train our children in the fine art of having enough.

3 mins read
Volusia Parent
November 2019