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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

College Planning: Are You Ready For It?

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You can see college on the horizon, and your child is approaching it more quickly than you would like. Whether your teen is in ninth, tenth, or eleventh grade, you need to be thinking about planning for college. This next step is not a one day event ... Read full article

School Bus Basics

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Tips for success on the big yellow bus.... Read full article

5 Reasons to Give Your Child the Gift of Summer Camp

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I treasure the stories my children tell after arriving home from summer camp. The week-long adventures include experiences sure to build character and bond relationships. Every camp has a unique way of teaching kids their value while giving them oppo... Read full article

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

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Gone are the days when your young son would dress up as a pretend firefighter. Now, a teenager, he is making career decisions in high school.... Read full article



Is This the Place for That?

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When you hear the term “eating disorder,” what comes to mind? Do you picture the typical image of someone with anorexia or bulimia? Maybe even a binge eater? While these may be the usual images we have come to know, what may not immediately come to y... Read full article

Teach Them

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Have you sat with your children, mainly the ones getting older, and talked about what is right and wrong and what you believe? Or, are you letting someone else do it? In an age where everything is “ok” and “it’s a free country,” I think we need ... Read full article

Make it a Snow Day or a Geaux Day, Your Choice

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I am certain that everyone enjoyed the snow day last month. I know my family sure did, but if you take a minute and think about it, what did you enjoy? ... Read full article

Family Bonding this Season

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It’s the greatest time of the year, and spending this special time with your loved ones is important.... Read full article

Small Group of Friends or Big Popularity?

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Parents may wake one day to find the top three priorities of their children are friends, food, and fun, with family trailing far behind. The same children who once enjoyed being home with family now prefer to spend free time with friends. The need fo... Read full article

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