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5 Reasons to Consider Taking the Family Dog on Vacation

When planning a vacation, you look forward to enjoying seeing your destination’s sights and doing fun activities with your partner or your children. No matter how much you wish to enjoy a carefully planned trip full of excitement and adventure, you might not have as much fun if your dog isn’t with you.

Just as you and your family would miss your dog, your pet would most likely miss you all, too. Avoid the emotional stress of breaking up the family, and bring man and woman’s best friend along to enjoy the break together.


Horticultural Therapy: 3 Mental Health Benefits of Gardening for Teens

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 4.4 million children between the ages of 3-17 in the U.S. have diagnosable anxiety and 1.9 million have diagnosable depression.

Not only are anxiety disorders and depression common in teens, but there could be other mood disorders and mental health issues present in adolescents. For example, mental health issues such as bipolar disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder, autism spectrum disorder, or even gender dysphoria can all be mental health disorders that teens may develop.

You and your teen(s) have options

Luckily, the Polaris Teen Center has many options to get your teen the help they need. At the Polaris Teen treatment center you will find family therapists, trained therapists, and psychiatrists with backgrounds in pediatrics and training to handle all the issues mentioned above with solutions that work for you and your child.

Try a Computer Programming App for Kids

When it comes to apps, our kids know a lot about many of them; more so our oldest two who are 11 and 12. This app known as Rogo Coder is really neat and is made for kids; it is a interactive and fun coding game that will teach kids the basics of computer programming through several interactive levels. 

Creating the Nursery You Want and Love with Storkcraft

*Disclaimer - I received the product in this post from Storkcraft, in order to facilitate this review. 

Are you looking for some furniture to put in your baby's nursery?