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Family Wheel

Welcome to The Family Wheel, where the adventure of parenting unfolds. In this book, I, Joanne Parks, invite you to embark on a transformative journey that will empower you to show up for your children and become the best version of yourself. With self-exploration, actionable insights, and purposeful actions, you’ll navigate the complexities of parenting and embrace the joy it brings.

Is Your Child Getting Enough Whole Foods? Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

By Family, Family Wheel

Life is hectic, kids are picky, and fast food can seem like the only solution sometimes. But relying too heavily on processed foods can shortchange your child’s health. This is when they start forming food habits that can last a lifetime. What if instead of just chips and cookies, they also learned to enjoy apples, carrots, or a handful of grapes? It’s important to know if your child is getting enough whole foods.

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Do You Know the Dietary Needs for Your Child? Are They Meeting Them?

By Family, Family Wheel

Children are notorious for being picky eaters. It’s easiest when they are infants and their choices are limited between milk and formula. As children get older, sneaking veggies in between bites of fruit or other snacks is still pretty easy. It gets trickier as they get older, but at every age, it’s important to know their dietary needs to ensure they’re being met.

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Actions to Take to Improve Your Knowledge and Skills as a Parent

By Family, Family Wheel

A lot of parenting is figuring things out day by day, however, there is an old saying “You don’t know what you don’t know”. There is so much information out there, but rather than getting overwhelmed, the goal for parents should be to continuously learn and grow with their children. It’s true parents can’t know everything, but they can be proactive and improve knowledge and skills to ensure they are able to help their children grow up to be strong, healthy, happy, members of society. Read on to learn actions to take to improve your knowledge and skills as a parent or guardian. Read More

Ideas for Becoming a Comfortable and Confident Parent

By Family, Family Wheel, Parental Resources
Do you feel like a comfortable and confident parent? Parenting is an ever-evolving journey, and it’s natural to feel a bit uncertain amidst the multitude of advice and resources available. However, cultivating confidence is essential for your child’s growth and your peace of mind. Let’s explore why confidence matters and discover some simple ways to boost your parenting confidence.
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Fun Holiday Games for Families

By Family, Family Wheel, Fun, Kids

The holiday season is a magical time for families to come together, create lasting memories, and enjoy delightful moments. It’s time for fun holiday games! For parents with young children, incorporating festive games into your celebrations can add an extra layer of joy and excitement. Whether you’re celebrating Kwanzaa, Christmas, or ringing in the New Year, here are some entertaining holiday games perfect for the whole family!

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