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10 Things Kids Should Know Before College

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Your family has survived the testing, the essays, the applications, and the waiting game. Now, it’s time to teach your college-bound child some important skills before she heads out of the house and explores the world on her own. Here are some basic ... Read full article

When Should You Tell Children About the Easter Bunny?

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We all love these sweet moments, but the innocent naiveté can’t last forever. When is it the right time to share that the careful creator of those baskets is not an oversized, bow-tied bunny, but instead mom or dad? ... Read full article

Connecting With Grandparents

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Five ways to encourage your children to connect with their grandparents.... Read full article

Tri’ing to Mom

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Whoever said the infant/toddler stage was the hardest stage LIED! Rewind four years, 2015, picture it. I was…well, four years younger (we’ll leave it at that), and a mother to a not yet one-year-old daughter and three-year-old son.... Read full article

Toy Safety for Kids During the Holidays

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Pretty soon, the floors of your home will be cluttered with new toys that were brought by Santa. And while the holidays are a time for giving, for many children, what they receive can be harmful. ... Read full article



Make Your List!

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So, I made my own list: my list of things I want to change about my life. Getting more sleep was at the top.  There is something about writing it down, defining it clearly, that works. I am trying to live by this now. ... Read full article

Kids and YouTube: How to Safely Navigate the Virtual World

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How many times have you tried to get your child’s attention while he was staring at a screen in rapt attention? I’m sure you’ve had to use the phrase, “Put down the screen,” far more times than you’d like to, and most often when you did, you found th... Read full article

Overscheduled: Otherwise What’s a SAHM For?!

by Mari Walker on

When Miss Seven started Kindergarten, her dad and I decided to limit after school activities to two: one sport or otherwise something physical and one more arts focused activity. My, how times have changed. Right now, we have four extracurricular act... Read full article

Choosing Who to Be: Baby Halloween Costumes Will Always Be My Favorite

by Mari Walker on

My girls love to dress up any day, so Halloween season is a favorite because it adds even more options to their already overfilled dress up corner. Oh, and the candy, my girls LOVE candy. (So does their mama!)... Read full article

Menu Makeover

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Supporting The Vegetarian In Your Family... Read full article

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