#BossMom: Meet Karen Miner

Meet Karen Miner, Mom to Anabel (9), Madex (7) & Finn (4) Where do you work and what do you do? Tell us a bit about it. What are some of your goals?  I own the Gainesville franchise of Just… read more

Setting Up an Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

Summer is finally upon us. If you are like most parents, you are faced with the ever-difficult task of keeping your kiddos entertained during their summer break. And we are not just talking about them fending for themselves playing video games on their tablets or… read more

Toddler Tantrums: From Destructive to Constructive

We all have our moments. Moments when emotions get the best of us, anger consumes us and scream-crying seems to be the only appropriate response. As adults, we can (hopefully) control these emotions and constructively deal with them. However, our kiddos can have a… read more

Tweens and Social Media: Yay or Nay?

Tweens today face a whole new set of obstacles in the social landscape that did not exist when their parents were at that stage. With evolving technology, there are numerous benefits but also some causes for concern. How do parents help guide children through this?… read more

Future Olympian: Chris Zeppieri (Soccer)

CHRIS ZEPPIERI AGE 14 How long have you been involved in soccer? I have been playing since I was three. I started at I-9 and other community leagues I played recreational soccer, then moved to competitive soccer at Gainesville Soccer Alliance (GSA).… read more

Is it Wrong to Cry in Front of Kids?

Many parents feel that shielding their children from tough life scenarios is a cardinal responsibility of parenting. They keep their children from learning about difficult situations or hide their own emotions as a way to provide a sense of peace and security.… read more

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