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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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Teaching Love & Compassion

We already know our children are sponges. Even before they are born, they react to stimulus and sounds. When you think about it, from the time they are born, everything is new to them. They have no preconceived notions of

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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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Parenting a Strong-Willed Child

Parenting at every stage of life is a little bit of a roller coaster. When children learn independence and want to take charge (a.k.a. strong-willed children), parenting can feel like a constant battleground. Some children are more strong-willed than others.

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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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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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How to (Try) to Stop Sibling Rivalry

If you have more than one child (or you have siblings), you know all too well the struggle of sibling warfare. While it is normal and may seem harmless at first, it can easily get out of control and can

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