Three Questions to Ask Your Child Every Night

After a long day of work, errands and carpool, it’s easy to forget to engage your child in real conversation. You know, questions that are deeper than your typical “how was school today?,” or “did you like your dinner?”

However, it’s very important that you don’t forget to have real talks with your kids because if you do, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to teach your kids how to healthily communicate with others and express their feelings.

Every night before bed, we suggest you ask your kids these three questions:

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What to Do When You Find a Lost Dog

This morning, I decided to go on a quick run with my dog, Scout, before work. While we were jogging down our usual path, a small pit mix ran up to us. My feelings went from confused to surprised to excited to protective of Scout, because you never know if a stranger dog is going to be nice to your pup right away.

The dog seemed harmless, so I checked her collar for a tag – nothing. She looked malnourished, but because she ran right up to me, I knew she had to be someone’s pet. I looked around to see if anyone was calling for her, but I heard nothing.

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Pet Safety Tips for All Year Long

Each new season comes with more obstacles for you to jump over to keep your pets safe. Halloween candy, breakable Christmas ornaments, spring cleaning chemicals!? Animals can be very curious about new smells and items in the house, which could possibly end in a serious injury or sickness. Here are some tips on how you can protect your pets from getting hurt during the seasons.

Now that it’s October, and we’ve officially transitioned into the fall, let’s start there.

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Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Dog

Your dog is your… best friend, roommate, emotional support, snuggle buddy – but most importantly, your companion. To him, you’re his everything and the main person that he interacts with all day. Let him know he’s special by making the effort to spend some extra quality time with him. Here are some great bonding ideas for you and your pup.

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Actions to Take When Your Kids Aren’t Listening

Oh, kids… so full of wonder and innocence. Some would say that they’re our greatest gift to ourselves… until they become possessed by an angry monster that can only do the opposite of what you ask them to. Instead of becoming frustrated and punishing them, have you ever asked yourself why they might be acting out?

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