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What's The Right Age To...? Top Ten Questions

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We’ve heard the adage that babies and children don’t come with instruction manuals. But sometimes, we need real advice to help us out when it comes to certain topics that we just can’t muddle through or get any answers.... Read full article

Raising the Next Gene Kelly

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Expectations and gender roles are defined for young children long before birth.... Read full article

Letting Recess Slide: A Decline in Free Time

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How the decline in recess may be affecting your child.... Read full article

Water and Sun Safety

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Summer is here! With kids out of school, parents want to make sure that their children are engaged and having fun during their time off. As we head outside for some fresh air and fun in the sun, there are certain sun and water safety recommendations ... Read full article

Child’s Play: Don’t Hate the Playa OR the Game

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“Mama, will you play with me?” The question can sometimes sink me like a stone, especially if I’m in the midst of a work project or otherwise doing something I want or need to do.... Read full article



Why Can't I Have a Cupcake?

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It’s the weekend, and if you’re a parent of young children, you know what that means—birthday parties. Every parent knows the hurried hustle involved when preparing to attend a child’s birthday party. But while most parents only have to prepare one “... Read full article

Shh! Baby's Asleep...And He's Listening

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The old saying, “Little pitchers have big ears,” has long referred to our awareness that infants and children are listening far more to their surroundings than we often give them credit for. ... Read full article

Motivating Children with Exceptional Needs

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For exceptional children with physical or cognitive struggles, achieving goals is paramount. The road to these achievements can be long and bumpy, though. Children who experience daily obstacles often face discouragement.  They tire of the pain, the ... Read full article

The Case for Camp

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Why Children Need It Now More Than Ever... Read full article

This Older Mom Will Always Be Young at Heart

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Growing up, I remember a song about older women being beautiful lovers. I hope the same applies to older women being beautiful mothers. I am 44 and have a nine year old and a five year old. Granted, recent news of a woman in India giving birth to twi... Read full article

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