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Infographic: 8 Must-Follow Tips to Manage Massachusetts Kids' Screen Time

Whether you only consider providing your Massachusetts children with a mobile device, or they already have it, you must think thoroughly about how you're going to manage kids' screen time. The thing is that modern-day children may literally spend hours on their smartphones and tablets as these devices become the primary mean of entertainment and communication with friends.

What Can I Do If My Ex is "Seriously Crazy" ?

Did you know that 1 out of 5 adults has a mental health issue? That meansMental Health 2.jpgthat every two to three families are dealing with a mental health issue at any given time. Look down the street. That means every other household in your own neighborhood is likely dealing with a mentally ill family member. You are far from alone, even though it may feel that way sometimes, especially when dealing with a case in family court.

Massachusetts Divorce: It's a Business Deal, So Keep Emotions Out of It!

Ending a Massachusetts marriage can be painful and emotionally difficult. In fact,Stress - Unstress.jpg many parties experience depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and stress while going through the divorce process.

Contentious Divorce May Impact Massachusetts Kids' Immune Systems

Years of study, observation, and information have shown that children may be atContentious Divorce.jpg risk for mental and emotional issues if their parents go through a Massachusetts divorce. Now, more recent information is suggesting that the negative effect is more a product of a contentious divorce, and not just a divorce itself. A new study backs this recent revelation; it suggests that bitter divorce could negatively impact a child's immune system, perhaps for the rest of their lives. Thankfully, there are ways that parents can reduce this risk. The following information explains how.

Does a Military Career Increase Your Chances of Divorcing in Massachusetts?

According to a recent analysis, workers in certain fields are seeing higher divorce rates by age 30. The highest divorce rate was for first-line enlisted military supervisors. They had a divorce rate of 30%. The occupation involves leading operations and coordinating the activities of enlisted military personnel.

How to Help Massachusetts Children Cope With Military Deployments

When a Massachusetts parent serves in the military, their whole family is impactedMilitary 26.jpg by their service. Deployments and relocations present unique challenges that are faced each day by military families. For some, these challenges can take an enormous toll on the family dynamic. Moreover, military families who face a divorce may find that their situation becomes even more challenging. One parent's absence due to a military deployment plus the emotional weight of the divorce at home can be hard to navigate, particularly for children.

infographic: What Age Can Kids in Massachusetts Stay Home Alone?

At some point, many Massachusetts parents will begin thinking about whether their child is ready to stay home alone without supervision. Children often crave more independence as they grow older. However, letting a child stay home alone is a huge responsibility that parents need to thoughtfully consider before doing so. Whether it's for an hour after school or an entire afternoon, below are suggested guidelines to consider before leaving your kids home alone

How to Protect Yourself and Your Children During a Massachusetts Divorce

Going through a Massachusetts divorce is never easy and with this in mind, youDivorce 43.jpg should take steps to prepare yourself and your children financially, legally and physically. Taking steps to protect yourself makes sense and could avoid a whole lot of pain at the same time. If your divorce is an amicable one, then these steps may not be so essential, but if you suspect that the divorce is going to be unpleasant or difficult, you need to ensure that you follow these guidelines.

infographic: Parenting Styles You Should Be Aware Of

Each parenting style has different characteristics. Here is a simple guide that helps you know your parenting style and offers suggestions on how to raise them into happy and responsible adults. 
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