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Know the Signs and Symptoms of Autism

Posted April 27, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Treating autism early has shown to help kids improve their social and language skills. Learn the signs and symptoms of autism to better help your child.

10 Simple Steps to a Successful Garage Sale

Posted April 26, 2011 by Alyssa Chirco

Garage sales can be intimidating if you've never organized one before, but they can also be a great way to make some extra money and declutter your home. Follow these 10 simple steps and you'll be on your way to having your own successful garage sale.

Great Ways to Use Leftover Easter Accessories and Candy

Posted April 25, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Easter eggs, Easter baskets, chocolate bunnies, and jelly beans: Is your home full of these holiday leftovers? Put them to good use with these tips.

30 Hard Boiled Egg Recipes

Posted April 24, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Looking at a lot of boiled egg leftovers after Easter can be a fun and exciting time to try tasty new recipes. Here are 30 ways to use boiled eggs.

Tips for Taking Children on Weekend Trips

Posted April 24, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Load up the kids, pack a few bags, and get out of Dodge for a fun, short getaway. Use these tips for taking a weekend trip with the family.

10 Steps to Successfully Homeschool Your Special Needs Child

Posted April 23, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Homeschooling your child with special needs is a big decision that takes a large amount of follow through. Wanting to do it and succeeding at it are two different things. There are some key elements you must take into consideration when choosing to homeschool.

5 Reasons to Homeschool Your Special Needs Child

Posted April 21, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Millions of children are learning at home in the US this year. There are plenty of benefits for students, but even children with special needs can benefit.

ProSquad: Birth Mothers and Begging Toddlers

Posted April 21, 2011 by Lela Davidson

This week we hear from adoption expert Judy Miller about birth mothers with cold feet, as well as how to handle toddler tantrums at the checkout stand.

10 Easy Freezer Friendly Meals

Posted April 20, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Running out of time to make dinner? Whether it's a new baby or a full time job, these freezer meals can help you have a home cooked meal and save you money at the store.

7 Reasons to Get Your Children Involved in Sports

Posted April 19, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Spring sports are underway, and summer sports are coming up. Competitive or not, there are all kinds of benefits to encouraging your child's participation.

50 Candy-Free Ideas for Easter Baskets

Posted April 19, 2011 by Alyssa Chirco

Tired of your kids getting too much Easter candy? Then check out this comprehensive list of 50 candy-free Easter basket ideas!

10 Baby Shower Games to Keep the Party Going

Posted April 18, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Baby shower games are essential to every shower. Here are 10 tried-and-true games to keep your guests entertained.

6 Spring Birthday Party Ideas for Children

Posted April 17, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Spring weather is perfect for planning outdoor birthday parties. Take what you like from these ideas and add your own for a fun time your child and her guests will remember.

Top 10 Items You Will Need for Your Newborn

Posted April 16, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

There are a ton of baby items out there to choose from when shopping for a new baby. Don't get distracted by gimmicks and sly advertising. There are only a few key pieces of baby equipment you will need to get through the newborn stage.

Similac Is Not a Breastfeeding Resource, THESE Are Breastfeeding Resources

Posted April 14, 2011 by Alyssa Chirco

Similac and other formula companies offer various forms of "breastfeeding support." But if you want to breastfeed and need help, a formula company is not the best place to turn for information. These are six of the resources you really need.

Homemade Playdough Recipes, and How to Survive the Clean-Up

Posted April 13, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Here are fun and easy playdough recipes, as well as tips to help you clean up afterward.

Bird Crafts for Spring

Posted April 12, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Make fun and recycled bird crafts with your child to welcome the Spring.

April Education Roundup: Is Your High School Graduate Ready to Move On?

Posted April 11, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Whether your soon-to-be high school graduate is headed to college, or just headed out the door, take advantage of these resources for parents and young adults who are about to make a big change.

Raising Lions Book Review, Part 2: Author Feedback

Posted April 10, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

The author of Raising Lions, Joe Newman, answers some questions about his book.

13 Fun Baby Shower Decorating Ideas

Posted April 8, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

You can decorate a baby shower and have fun too with these lovely and easy decoration ideas.

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