Archive for February, 2012

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Parents.com

suggests the “A Little Book About Feelings” App

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The Guardian

The Mother Company featured in The Guardian’s Apps Blog

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Talking about Death with Your Kids

Explaining death to a young child can be extraordinarily difficult. Two experts from The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families share some gentle and simple ways to tackle one of the toughest topics in life.

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Parenting Through Grief

What is like to help your children grieve the death of a parent while struggling to process your own feelings of sadness and loss? Mom-of-three Kim Hamer describes the powerful lessons she learned following the death of her husband from cancer in 2009.

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Keeping Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

If there’s one thing parents can learn from the horrific cases of child molestation that have been in the news lately, it’s that teaching our children about body safety is more important than ever. But just how do we get the message across that “no one touches your privates” in a way that’s empowering — and not scary — to young children? Safety expert Pattie Fitzgerald tackles this very tough topic.

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Cool Mom Picks

Cool Mom Picks finds A Little Book About Feelings “eye-catching in a major way” and My …

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Introducing “A Little Book About Feelings” APP!

We are proud to present a sweet, lightly animated storybook app based on our highly lauded children’s book, “A Little Book About Feelings!” NOW AVAILABLE for iPad and iPhone at the iTunes store. Click “more” to watch the preview trailer. We can’t wait to hear what you think!

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Can you say “I Love You” Too Often?

Should you ever deny yourself the urge to say “I love you” to your kids? Dr. Christine Carter, sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center says, as a matter of fact, yes.

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Bossy Kids

Have a “take-charge” kind of kid? One that controls playground situations, art projects, and, well… Everything? Concerned about who s/he might become? Tammy Gold, parenting coach, sends some solutions to help manage our bossy babes.