Articles in Turn the Page, Cover Kid, Family Life and Holidays

The Witching Hour

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The witching hour is near, and you can almost feel it. Although, if you are so lucky to not know what the “witching hour” is, you can probably guess. Odds are, it’s happening in your house every day. ... Read full article

The Art of Staylistening

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A New Approach to Your Toddler's Tantrums.... Read full article

The Santa Club

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You may wonder when the Santa conversation should occur, but—like many other situations—it depends on each individual child and his maturity level. ... Read full article

When Santa’s Not Fair

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What’s the first thing you ask a child after Christmas? Did you answer, “What did Santa bring you?” or “What did you get for Christmas?” Chances are you did, and you’re not alone. After all, you’re guaranteed a smile. And the ultimate conversation st... Read full article

Your Child, Your Self

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My daughter is the spitting image of me. She has blue eyes, curly brown hair, and fair skin. But that’s where our similarities end.... Read full article



Can Your Myers-Briggs Type Affect How You Parent?

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I am a true believer in finding out what our personality types are so that we can go through life being more self-aware and appreciate why we approach the world in the way we do. After college, I took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personalit... Read full article

August 2017 Books

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Sleepaway for Mama: Leaving My Daughters Overnight for the First Time

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In more than seven and a half years of parenting, I had never left my children overnight until recently. Other than her recent trip to pony camp, the only time I was away from my older daughter was when my younger daughter was born. I stayed in the h... Read full article

Words of Wisdom From a Former Camp Counselor

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Learning to live independently is certainly difficult, but parents can help children grow up by encouraging their freedom in appropriate stages.... Read full article

25 Days of Peace

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The angels proclaimed on the first Christmas, “Peace and goodwill to all.” Yet, the Christmas season seems to be about everything but peace in our hectic, consumeristic society. We can sing all the Christmas tunes we want about peace, but unless we ... Read full article

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