Parenting Our Children

Trio of happy girls, arms raised in triumph.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / March 13, 2019

Claressa Shields Born Flint, Michigan, 1995

Happy little boy on a rainbow-striped floatie in a swimming pool.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / March 13, 2019

According to the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami (www.injuryfree.org), unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death for children ages 1-12 in Miami-Dade County, many of which can occur in the home. The good news?

Bright red, orange and green sign reading Black History Month.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / February 08, 2019

Inspire your children – and yourself – with these amazing stories of greatness.

Little boy holding his hand over his mouth.

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Malia Jacobson / February 08, 2019

Keeping kids’ smiles healthy takes more than brushing twice daily and regular dental checkups (which should begin around 18 months).

Smiling young boy.

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Malia Jacobson / February 08, 2019

If your child is sporting a cavity or two, they’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease, far surpassing other ailments.

Young girl holding up a paper valentine heart.

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Denise Yearian / February 08, 2019

The age of romantic awareness varies tremendously from one child to another. For some, feelings of attraction start in late elementary school; for others, it’s not until high school.

Little boy singing and playing a guitar.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / November 09, 2018

Regularly sitting children down to write thank you notes may no longer be the order of the day, but teaching kids to acknowledge the kindness of others is always in style – and not simply because it’s the right thing to do.

Teacher showing a parent her child’s schoolwork.

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Denise Yearian / November 09, 2018

At the start of every school year, parents enter into an alliance that greatly affects their children’s academic success. Though the parent-teacher partnership begins the day your kids walk through their school’s doors, the true cooperative effort occurs during parent-teacher conference time.