What to do after Hurricane Sandy

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There are many things to do after a Hurricane. Here are some tips to help you stay safe: When you go inside your home, there are certain things you should and should not do. Enter the home carefully and check for damage. Be aware of loose boards and slippery floors. The following items are other things to check inside your … Read More

The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood – Release date 10/31 at 2pm EST

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It is finally done and ready for you! Information for both parents and teens to help navigate the issues our teens face today. Pick up your copy on Amazon.com on Wednesday 10/31 starting at 2pm. Make sure to stop by and let me know what you think!

Teens and Discipline

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We are all thankful when our child ages out of the toddler tantrums, but the tantrums aren’t over yet. You now have the teen terror and teen mean. The teen years aren’t unlike toddlerhood; your teen will test his boundaries. Adolescents thrive on the balance of caring and positive discipline. Teens have difficulty respecting a parent’s authority. Suggestions on discipline: … Read More

Children and “Teachable Moments”

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With so many things to talk to our kids about today, where do you start? It’s not easy to bring up subjects such as teen pregnancy, drugs, sex, and other life affecting events, but it is something that must be done. So, how do you bring up these types of subjects? These are not quick ten-minute discussions. These are discussions … Read More

Keeping the Kids Well

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School is back in session and the fall/winter weather is on it’s way. We need to pay special attention to the children to make sure that they are protected. Wellness: · Checkups as deemed by Pediatrician. · Dentist: every six months for cleaning (or at least once a year). · Eye exam: as directed by Pediatrician. · Listen to your … Read More

Changing Seasons–Work to be Done!

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As we move into fall and winter, there are some things that may need to be done around the home to keep you safe. Depending on what part of the country you live in, these items may be more important to you and less to others. 1. Keep gutters free of leaves and other debris. If gutters are blocked, excessive … Read More

The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood–New Book Coming Soon!

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I’m so excited about the upcoming Fall release of my new book The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood. It is a book to help both parents and teens to navigate the obstacles presented during the teen years. Here is an excerpt: Turn on the news or pick up the newspaper and most likely the stories you read will include bullying, sexting, … Read More

Olympics may be over – but I just received Gold!

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The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting received Gold in the 2012 Living Now Book Awards – Family/Parenting Category! http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1577 Thank you to everyone who supports my 4-1-1 books.

Marriage, Divorce, Step-Parents, and Blended Families 08/25 by AuthorZeke | Blog Talk Radio

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Our interview is a blog talk radio feature today! Marriage, Divorce, Step-Parents, and Blended Families 08/25 by AuthorZeke | Blog Talk Radio.