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11 Ways for Parents to Celebrate the First Day of School

Posted August 10, 2015 by David James

It's the first day of school! Time for parents everywhere to celebrate. Here's how.

The Importance of Taking Family Vacations, and 10 Ways to Get It Done

Posted August 9, 2015 by Fred Lee

Family vacations are an important part of our physical, social, and emotional health, so it is essential to make the time to spend with them relaxing, having fun, and reconnecting.

The “Not a Sandwich” Sandwich and 5 Other Healthy Lunches Kids Will Eat

Posted August 6, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Packing school lunches can be quite the chore. Make it easier on the family with these ideas.

5 Tips to Make Your Child Behave

Posted August 5, 2015 by David James

It's time to teach your child proper social skills. Start with these tips.

How to Raise Successful Adults (in Kindergarten)

Posted July 30, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Do your kids have the habits that will help them succeed?

How to Avoid These 8 Beach Mistakes

Posted July 21, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Heading to the beach? Read this to make the trip way less stressful.

10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer

Posted July 20, 2015 by David James

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy this summer? Try these tips.

Our Kids are Becoming "Web Junkies"

Posted July 19, 2015 by David James

Are you raising a "Web Junkie?" What parents can learn from a powerful documentary on PBS.

4 Battles That Are and Aren't Worth Fighting With Your Preschooler

Posted July 16, 2015 by David James

Preschoolers love to assert their independence. Here are some battles you should and shouldn't fight with your little one.

Can Your Children Handle Sharing a Room?

Posted July 15, 2015 by David James

Thinking of putting your kids in the same room? Consider these things before buying those bunk beds.

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Posted July 14, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

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The Easiest Way to Keep Kids’ Brains Active this Summer

Posted July 12, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Summer is here! Keep your child's mind active.

How to Give Your Children an Old-Fashioned Summer to Remember

Posted July 10, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Teach your kids what summer is really about and help them ditch the TV and tablets.

5 Ways to Have 4th of July Fun at Home

Posted June 29, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

If you're not a fireworks and parades-type family, try these fun at-home 4th of July ideas!

10 Ways to Earn Money When You're a Stay-At-Home Parent

Posted June 28, 2015 by David James

Just because you're a stay-at-home parent doesn't mean you can't earn a little spending money. Here are 10 ways to find part-time work.

How to Teach Your Child Good Tech Manners

Posted June 25, 2015 by David James

Technology is everywhere. Make sure you're teaching your children how to use their devices with the best possible manners.

5 Times Cystic Fibrosis Has Altered My Parenting Perspective

Posted June 22, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

We all have our ideas of what's the right way to parent a child. But when you're raising a child who has cystic fibrosis, your ideas can swiftly change.

7 Ways to Survive Summer Vacation With Your Family or Close Friends

Posted June 21, 2015 by David James

Headed out on a family vacation? Pack your patience & these tips.

7 Frugal Ways to Cool Off Right Now

Posted June 20, 2015 by Nancy Flanders

Things are heating up. Keep your electric bill low while still staying cool.

My Son Goes to Child Care While I Stay Home and Do Nothing

Posted June 18, 2015 by Jessica Velasco

I spent 10 years condemning lazy parents who sent their kids to child care instead of bonding with them at home. Now the tables are turned and I happily allow someone else to care for my kid. What changed?!

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