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6 Easy Meals the Entire Family Will Love

Posted May 1, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Your family is hungry and the last thing you want to spend the energy you have left on is coming up with a meal plan. Here are 6 recipes that are not only easy, but they guarantee success in my house!

Cavities Part 2 - Tips For Teeth

Posted May 1, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Dental caries are a fact of life for many children. While they make life difficult on many levels, there are several steps you can take to help minimize them and maybe even avoid them, altogether.

Cavities Part 1: Are Fluoride Supplements The Answer?

Posted April 28, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Cavities are on the rise. Every parent I know is worried about them, but is taking supplemental fluoride the answer, or just another potential problem?

Why Stay-At-Home-Dads Are Good For Families

Posted April 27, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Stay-at-home-dads might not get the respect they deserve, but being at home with the children goes a long way to promoting a balanced, healthy, and happy environment for the entire family.

Parenting Bucket List

Posted April 25, 2008 by Sherry Pardy

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In thinking about all the things I want to do before I die, I realized there were just as many, if not more, to do with/for my kids before I kicked the bucket.

A Child's Vegetable Garden: Cultivating Fun, Learning, and Responsibility

Posted April 25, 2008 by Fred Marmorstein

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Working and playing together provides parents and children a fantastic opportunity to forge the foundations of a healthy, meaningful relationship. Creating a simple vegetable garden is one way that you and your child can build and maintain that wonderful bond.

A Suburban Mom: Notes from the Asylum--Today's Moms Can Relate!

Posted April 25, 2008 by Karen Putz

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Meredith O'Brien says that the real story of motherhood is honest, flawed, oftentimes idiotic, sleep-deprived and messy. Her book will make you laugh and nod your head in agreement.

Sun, Fun and Allergies - Remedy Ideas and Preventative Actions

Posted April 25, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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The sun is out, so why does your family feel so yucky? Allergies! Here are preventative measures and remedy ideas to limit the impact allergies take on you and your little ones!

The Icky Gooey List of Disgusting Things Only Parents Would Do…

Posted April 24, 2008 by Maggie Wells

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Parents do some pretty disgusting, microbiology defying things...here are some of the top icky gooey things most parents find themselves doing that they wouldn't have dreamed of doing before they had kids. Hey, you can't keep them in a bubble––and it's a mess out there.

Avoiding arguments part 1 - Gift Cloning.

Posted April 22, 2008 by Paul Michael

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As a regular writer for our sister blog Wisebread, this article goes against every frugal bone in my body. It pains me to even think about it but the result is worth it, even if it hurts my wallet and my idea of getting more bang for your buck. When it comes time for gifts, you can stop a lot of arguments by buying the same thing for every kid.

Sweep the Blues Away

Posted April 22, 2008 by Sherry Pardy

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Got a nasty case of Baby Blues or something a bit more serious? Try doing some spring cleaning to chase the clouds, and dust bunnies away!

Rock Concert For Kids

Posted April 22, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Get ready to dance and have fun as Dan Zanes and Friends brings the live concert experience to families everywhere.

Celebrating Earth Day

Posted April 20, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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With Earth Day approaching on April 22nd, take the opportunity to celebrate with your kids, while educating them on the importance of this green holiday!

The Importance Of Following Through

Posted April 19, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Kids are smarter than we give them credit for, and when we stop following through on our word, it opens up an entire world of opportunity for them to manipulate us.

Errands Without the Stress!

Posted April 15, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Do you know that taking care of errands can actually be relaxing? Check out these top online shopping "hot spot" sites, cozy up to your computer, and get those errands done!

Budget Is Not a Four Letter Word: Surviving a Layoff

Posted April 12, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Did the unthinkable happen...a layoff? We survived it by following a few life adjustments, so can you!

Don’t, Won’t, Can’t, Nope, Noooooo: A 4-Step Action Plan For Communicating Better With Your Child

Posted April 11, 2008 by Rosemerry Wahto...

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You tell your daughter not to walk in the puddle. She walks in the puddle. You tell your son, “Please do not throw the fork.” He throws the fork. Not getting the behavior you’re asking for? Here’s one reason why, and four ways to improve your communication with your child.

How My Children Make Me A Better Person

Posted April 10, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Thanks to my children, I'm finally becoming a responsible adult. Sort of.

Kid Friendly Without the Cost

Posted April 9, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Do you need a kid friendly house, but can't be bothered with the cost? Check out these low-cost and free ideas, to transform your home into a place kids love to be!

"Greenupmanship"

Posted April 7, 2008 by Caitlin Giles

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I know that isn't a word. But it should be. What else do you call the annoying trend where people try to top each other with their "green" lifestyles?

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