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Managing Multiple Summer Activities

Well, we say summer, but really this topic is applicable to any time of year with children. Whether you have multiple children participating in one activity each or one child participating in a couple activities, it can feel like trying

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Breaking the Habit: Picky Eaters

We’ve all been there. Waiting an hour for your child to eat three bites. Listening to the never-ending, “I don’t want that, I want chicken fingers.” Hearing, “I’m full” after a few bites of food. Welcome to life with a

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Making Time For Family

It seems to be getting more and more difficult to set aside time for family. Most households today have two working parents, a full calendar of activities and events for kids and work and endless errands to run. Life just

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Growing Up in a Digital World

We’ve gone through a digital evolution in the past two decades. The extent of available electronics is astounding, as is the rate at which they are continuing to be produced. From iPods and cell phones to tablets, e-readers, computers and

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Getting Through the Daylight Savings Hangover

That time is almost upon us again – Daylight Savings is ending (unless you live in Arizona or parts of Indiana, lucky ducks!). It ends on November 6th to be exact and can have you feeling sluggish and out of

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Preparing For Sick Season

Fall means outdoor allergies, colds and the beginning of flu season. It also doesn’t help that kids are back in school spreading their germs in the classroom, on the playground and on the buses. So how do you help prevent

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Back to School. Back to Routine.

It’s that time of year when we all reset our schedules and get back to our routine. Summer is a great time to relax, which often leads to less rules and falling out of good habits. The start of a

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5 Indoor Activities to Burn Energy!

Summer and winter can provide some harsh weather conditions that unfortunately mean keeping the kids inside to avoid heat stroke or frostbite. What Mother Nature doesn’t provide are ways to keep our kids entertained while inside, so it’s up to

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An Attitude For Success

We all want our children to be successful. When we say “successful” we’re not talking about the local talent show successful, but rather the long-term, happy-relationships, feel-good, confident-person, standing tall kind of successful. Society tends to identify successful individuals as

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Health Benefits of a Positive Attitude

As a parent, you’re always concerned about the health of your child. Most times we’re concerned as we sit on the edge of our seats as they scale the tallest ladder at the playground – concerned about their physical health

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