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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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Posted in Health & Wellness

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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Surviving the Schedule Overload

Now that school is back in session and the holidays are around the corner, you’re probably feeling the pressure of supporting every school booster, fundraiser and volunteer opportunity for your child. As a parent, it’s overwhelming. Especially since we’re usually

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Posted in Perseverance, Uncategorized

Three Ways to Succeed in an Instant Gratification World

We’ve all heard and read about our instant gratification society. As parents, we see it every day in our children. The Llama Llama children’s books are a series that talks (in a humorous way) about a llama who wants thing

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Posted in Indomitable Spirit, Perseverance

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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Learning Right From Wrong

Before bed, do you brush your teeth or just go to the sink and turn on the water while pretending to brush them? When eating dinner, do you eat your vegetables or feed them to the dog when no one

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Posted in Integrity

R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

Aretha Franklin knows what it’s all about! As parents, all we want is a little respect. But wanting respect and getting it are usually on opposite ends of the spectrum. Like all good habits and values, respect is a learned

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Posted in Courtesy, Integrity