Category Archives: parenting kids

Challenges of Parenting – Questions and Answers

With school back on the agenda again, are you facing new challenges in parenting this fall? In the midst of your routine – supervising homework, driving carpool and monitoring after school activities – know that you can find support here at Her Mentor Center for the issues affecting your kids, no matter what their age. Here are some questions about your concerns as well as strategies we’ve put together to help you deal with them. If your youngster is in grade school, are you tempted to follow that familiar yellow … Continue reading

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What Does Labor Day Mean to You?

Labor Day, celebrated in the U.S. for over 125 years on the first Monday in September, began in recognition of workers. Today most people also consider it as the symbolic end to summer and the beginning of the school year. For many women, both work and children going back to school are significant issues that come together this weekend. For most of us, it means an extra day off to spend with family and loved ones. You may work outside the home, like 60% of women today – that figure … Continue reading

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Technology Closes Gap between Parents and Boomerang Kids

  It is estimated that one in five adults in their 20s and 30s are living with their parents for one reason or another. If your kids have decided to move home after college or a few years on their own, it can be tough to find common ground and reconnect with them, but it’s not impossible. Use technology to bridge the gap between you and your kids. Here are a few ways to do so: Use social media. Perhaps the most obvious way to use technology to reconnect with … Continue reading

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Rio Olympics: Final Five

                    Our U.S. women’s gymnastics team gave their national coordinator a fitting send off in the final moments before her retirement. In the Rio Olympics, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman won the team gold. Deciding to call themselves the Final Five was both significant and personal. In tribute to their mentor, they chose this nickname – the final team to train under the watchful eye of Marta Karolyi. Who says that Boomers and Millennials can’t get along? Preparing … Continue reading

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