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9 New Year’s Resolutions for Special Needs Parents

Posted December 28, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Being a parent to a child with special needs takes a lot of patience and dedication. Make 2015 your family's best year yet.

The Best Way to Safely Store and Serve Holiday Leftovers

Posted December 26, 2014 by Fred Lee

Leftovers are an inevitable part of holiday meals, but how long should they be kept before they are still safe to eat, and what should we do with them?

Merry Christmas

Posted December 24, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

From all of us at Parenting Squad, Merry Christmas! We wish you a happy, safe and healthy holiday!

Join Us Today 12/23 at 2pm EST on Twitter for #pschat

Posted December 23, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us to talk about Santa and other white lies we tell our children and you could win a $10 Amazon gift card!

5 Vegetarian Side Dishes for Your Holiday Table

Posted December 21, 2014 by Fred Lee

Vegetarian side dishes are a great way to get some color, flair, and good wholesome nutrition to your holiday table this season.

How to Promote Good Hand Washing Habits at Home

Posted December 16, 2014 by Fred Lee

The flu shot was not a good match for the flu this year. Hand washing may by seen by our kids as yet another way to nag them, but clean hands are an important way to prevent illness in our families.

Join Us Today 12/16 at 2pm EST on Twitter for #pschat

Posted December 16, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us to chat about holiday traditions and your chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card.

Join Us Today 12/9 at 2pm EST on Twitter for #pschat

Posted December 9, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

We are approaching the two year anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Join us to chat about child safety.

Join Us Today 12/2 at 2pm EST on Twitter for #pschat

Posted December 2, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

We're chatting about the holidays today on Twitter. Join us for your chance to win!

4 Tips to Naturally Increase Immunity

Posted November 30, 2014 by Autumn Jones

Take control of your family's health this winter! Use these simple (and free!) solutions to boost immunity and fight off infections.

Join Us Today 11/25 at 2pm on Twitter for #pschat

Posted November 25, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us and you could win a $10 Amazon gift card.

The Great American Smokeout and 10 Tips on Quitting

Posted November 19, 2014 by Fred Lee

November is time for the Great American Smokeout and a chance for all of us to discourage kids from smoking and get the smokers in our lives to quit.

5 Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Posted November 17, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Are you the Thanksgiving chef this year? Make it easier on yourself with these easy but awesome dishes.

How to Treat a Stomach Virus

Posted November 12, 2014 by Fred Lee

Every child gets sick, though stomach viruses can be particularly nasty, so parents should be prepared for what is an inevitable part of growing up.

How to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted November 11, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Hosting Thanksgiving? Don't spend your last dime. Save some cash with these tips.

Children as Child Predators: Protecting Our Kids

Posted November 4, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Sexual exploration between children is child-child abuse if they are more than 3 years apart in age or when force, trickery or coercion are used. Be careful of what you are exposing your young children too.

5 Easy Non-Sandwich Lunchbox Ideas

Posted November 2, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Sandwiches are a staple in lunchboxes across the country. But in many families, part or all of the sandwich comes home and ends up in the trash. Sub these fun appetizers instead!

Cooking With Pumpkin: A Recipe Roundup

Posted October 29, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Fall is all about pumpkins. Don't just leave them on your doorstep. Check out these recipes from around the web.

8 Ways to Keep Your Children from Becoming Victims

Posted October 27, 2014 by Fred Lee

Domestic violence is an uncomfortable subject to discuss under any circumstances, but it is a reality of modern life, and making kids aware of how to behave and respond is the first step toward addressing this problem.

12 Ways to Help Stop Bullying

Posted October 26, 2014 by Fred Lee

Bullying has reached epidemic proportions in this country, and technology has raised the stakes. October is National Bullying Prevention Month and a reminder that we still have a ways to go in addressing this problem while working toward eliminating it from our lives.

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