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Author Archives: Cynthia Lechan-Goodman

How to Get Even the Most Stubborn Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Just the way adult’s think of “vegging” out as stretched prone, doing and accomplishing nothing— that attitude is often already in the kid’s household vibe about vegetables. Kid think that those things just lie there on a plate doing nothing fun, delicious, or treat-like. Kids often wish those vegetables would take a siesta for good. But keeping a lighthearted view ...

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Can Sharing a Smile Be the Secret to Happiness?

Every mom (and Dad!) remembers the head to toe feeling of utter joy when we see our baby’s first smile. Smiles make us laugh and smiles make us feel connected to one another – and smiles are infectious! We all know how easy it is to catch a cold. One sneeze in the right – place “Ah-choo” and you’re next. ...

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The Difference Between Bipolar Disorder and ADHD – What Every Mom Should Know!

Though somewhat related, Bipolar Disorder and ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are two very distinct conditions. In fact because children with Bipolar Disorder often suffer with ADHD as well, until recently children with Bipolar Disorder were often misdiagnosed with ADHD and did not receive the proper treatment. Attention Deficit Disorder is a group of conditions, a learning disability that ...

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Donate Your Car to Charity

Hey mom, have the kids gone off to school and is it time to trade in “mom’s taxi” for something a lot more fun? Or, does your hubby have some old piece of junk just gathering rust on the driveway that you would love for him to finally get rid of? Why don’t you think of doing something good with ...

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Should You Feed You Family Beef?

As moms concerned with good health, we have been indoctrinated — probably by our own moms — to browbeat our kids into eating their veggies. Of course, that is a good thing to do. However, that does not mean you are a “bad mom,” if you are like this ol’ gal and enjoy eating and serving your family a steak ...

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Getting Physical With Your Family for Fun and Good Health!

With all the rushing and hustle-bustle of trying to keep up with our fast-paced world, it may seem like we are all dancing to that great song from the movie Madagascar – “Move it- Move it!” But more often than not, only the hands of the clock are  “moving”  for both kids and adults, along with only eyeballs and fingers ...

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What Discipline Works for Kids with Behavioral Problems?

There was a time when discipline, particularly in schools, was swift and heavy-handed. But, those were also simpler times with much clearer standards. Standards today are no longer clear. Kids today pick up on “I don’t care” attitudes at school where their environments are often full of bullying, aggression, defiant attitudes, not to mention anxiety and stress. The Consciousness Discipline ...

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Teaching Your Kids Values And Morals

I know this website is entitled “Conservative Moms.” But, the truth is, left or right, conservative or liberal, there are certain positive values and attitudes we ALL want to instill in all of our kids, so that they grow up to be good human beings and positive, productive members of society. Remember, children are like little sponges — they pick ...

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How To Be The Parent You Always Wanted To Be

I have heard many a mom describe her vision of the parent she wanted to be as “rosy, perfect, the kitchen overflowing with bowls of ripe organic fruits, poop never accidentally decorating my shirt, time to shower every day…” However, reality eventually sets in and the only time you seem to be able to find those amazing, beautiful, and transformative ...

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How To Feed A Picky Eater

Having a child who is a picky eater can make life difficult. Many times those pleasant family meals together at home or at your favorite restaurants turn into daily battles. For those of you who know the struggle, here are five tips that can help you deal with your picky eaters! Forget the Food Fights – When your kid refuses ...

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