Amy Cosentino

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What 1 Expert Says About Play Could Change Your Child's Future

It is becoming increasingly difficult for a child to simply be a child in their preschool years, as now the pressure to perform academically is resulting in kindergarten becoming the new first grade, and preschool becoming the new kindergarten. Erika Christakis, an early childhood educator and mom, …

Online Home Store for Furniture, Decor, Outdoors & More

Shop Wayfair for A Zillion Things Home across all styles and budgets. 5,000 brands of furniture, lighting, cookware, and more. Free Shipping on most …

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

Home

Top 10 Multi-Maskers.

There is a new trend in skin care and I like it because my skin is sort of a mess. You see, I've been super busy this summer and I've neglected my …

Skin Care

Home

Parenting with Love and Leadership | John Rosemond: Coach, Author, Speaker

Want John to Speak at Your School/Church/Organization?<p>John is the busiest speaker in the parenting field and he consistently receives superlative …

Insurance

How To Make Your Own Gel Air Fresheners

I’ve done a few posts on natural ways to eliminate odors, but these DIY gel air fresheners just might be my favorite! They’re easy to make, you can …

16 Solutions For Smelly Problems In The Kitchen & Beyond!

Unpleasant smells can be a real nuisance, especially when you don’t know how to get rid of them! Kitchen smells are a particular pet peeve of many …

Cleaning

How to Treat and Prevent Chlorine Damaged Hair

Chlorine, at least as far as your hair is concerned, is a chemical disinfectant added to the water in many swimming pools. If pool owners didn't use …

Moisturizer Suggestions by Skin Type

Get off to the best start each morning with a good moisturizer. It will seal in the moisture from your shower, give your skin the nutrition it needs …

Skin Care

Banish Back Acne With This Simple Homemade Spray

When temperatures start heating up in the summertime, one unfortunate side effect of all that fun in the sun can quickly become a real bummer – body …

Skin Care

Common Misconceptions About Learning Disabilities

The statistics are troubling—20 percent of the students with learning disabilities in high school will drop out compared to the 8 percent of the …

Autism

8 Ways to Make Household Chores Fun For Kids

When you ask your kids to do their chores they dread them and think they are worse than finishing their homework or studying for a test.<p>But what if …

Kids

6 Signs You're a Good Parenting Team

You might call him your partner, but are you really on the same team? When it comes to your kids, you might not be, and that can lead to confusion, stress, and resentment. But being a good coparent is more than offering a stern, "Listen to your mother." To find out if you've been doing right by …

What to Do When Stepkids Disrespect You

“My Blended Family Won’t Blend!” Part II: What to Do When Your Stepkids Disrespect You<p>This is part 2 of a two-part series by James Lehman, MSW on …

Parenting

When Parents Disagree: 10 Ways to Parent as a Team

Most couples have experienced this situation at one time or another—you think you should discipline your child a certain way, and your spouse wants …

Kids and Accountability - Creating a Culture of Accountability at Home

How to Create a Culture of Accountability in Your Home<p>The father’s voice on the other end of the eCoaching phone check-in sounded exhausted and …

Parenting

Differences in Parenting? How Your Child May Be Using it Against You

What do you do when your spouse doesn’t parent the same way you do? Hands-down, this is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive at …

Parenting

Dealing with Kids Attitudes & Backtalk

86 Comments<p>To parent means to sacrifice. Well before your children are born the sacrifices begin. You suffer through morning sickness, backaches, …

Self-help

Dr. Kate Roberts

Fortnite is the latest gaming rage and in my opinion the timing could not be better. Given the amount of time that kids are home for snow days, even …

Parenting Help: Arguing with Kids

<b>Don’t ignore the pattern in your relationship with your child.</b> We can’t stop doing something until we understand it and are able to “observe” it. …

Parenting

Ways to Manage Blended Families for Stepfamily Success

Stepchildren Making You Crazy? 5 Ways to Manage Conflict in Blended Families<p>Recently, I was sitting at lunch with a friend, swapping stories about …

Parenting

How to Create a List of Consequences

“Which Consequence Should I Give My Child?” How to Create a List of Consequences for Children<p>Many of the questions we receive during our online …

Special Education

How to Stop Kids from Talking Back

Sick of Your Kid’s Backtalk? Here’s How to Stop It<p>As a parent, sometimes it seems like your day is filled with an endless stream of backtalk from …

Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet …

Cannabis

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

Blue Ridge Mountains