How to Navigate the Challenges of Step Parenting (Step Family Day is 9/16)

Step families come in all different shapes and sizes but the general definition is when two parents from previous relationships with children from at least one of those relationships come together to live as one family. Step Families also called “blended families” share in the same challenges as traditional families but because of the nature […]

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How to Balance College, Work and Family

How to Balance College, Work and Family  More parents than ever are going back to school to get college degrees. With the economy requiring both parents to work and with the job market being as competitive as ever more people have to have at least a bachelors degree and even a Master’s to stay competitive. I went […]

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How To Help Your Child Cope With School Anxiety When You are Anxious Too

*This is not a sponsored post. Opinions and content belong to jenny at dapperhouse. Whether it is going back to school or surviving the uncharted territory of a new school, it is common for kids to have a certain amount of anxiety and worry about the unknown. It is common for parents to feel some […]

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3 Important Ways to Pass Your Values On To Your Child #LiveBrighter

*This is a sponsored post. Opinions and content belong to jenny at dapperhouse. Being a parent is a complex work in progress from pregnancy to watching your children grow into adults. My core values have run through every decision, every rule, every experience that I have encountered or created for my children over their lives. Many […]

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