Posted May 16, 2013 - 12:50 by Maggie WellsWhile many people are praising NBA player Jason Collins' coming out this week, still many parents are upset at the sports role model's admission. Here's why it's a good thing.
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Posted May 13, 2013 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsThe states and fed are tightening the financial aid belt for today's community college financial aid recipient, but not all college students or parents are aware of what problems they might be in for.
Posted April 27, 2013 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsWhile Justin Beiber embarrassed himself at the Anne Frank House, he gave parents everywhere a teachable moment.
Posted January 23, 2013 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsIt's too cold to play outside. Can you face another afternoon with them glued in front of the Xbox? Want to give them some fun constructive things to do? See our suggestions.
Posted January 16, 2013 - 20:51 by Maggie WellsPromised Land strikes an inspirational chord; it reminds me of my beginnings in activism. You can be a Changemaker in your community too.
Posted January 4, 2013 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsIt's a different kind of divorce but just as common. What do you do when your old friends divorce your family?
Posted December 28, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsTeaching Kids to be Good People challenges parents to be open and honest with their children in the hopes that children will learn from them and, in turn, become better people.
Posted December 16, 2012 - 16:00 by Maggie WellsAre we mothers to succumb to yet one more Christmas tradition that's not a tradition at all but a marketing gimmick? Just say No to Elf on the Shelf.
Posted November 10, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsOn the ballot this November, California will decide whether or not to label GMOs in food. What are GMOs, and are they affecting our children's overall health?
Posted October 3, 2012 - 11:20 by Maggie WellsIt's almost October. Aren't your kids tired of PB&J sandwiches yet? Give them something a little more ethnic to try.
Posted September 28, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsFollow these 7 steps while your children are in K-12 and they won't wind up in remedial college courses.
Posted August 23, 2012 - 11:00 by Maggie WellsA lot has changed since today's moms and dads first stepped onto a college campus, but some necessities are still the same. Check out these perfect dorm gifts for your college freshman.
Posted August 8, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsParents judge each other on whether or not we let our children see PG-13 and R movies. But do we know what we are even talking about?
Posted August 2, 2012 - 10:57 by Maggie WellsWant to get together with your mom friends and have it be a guilt-free afternoon of fun? Plan a Fix-It Day Party! You're being productive AND having fun (kids optional).
Posted July 30, 2012 - 12:18 by Maggie WellsThere's no getting around it: someone in your household is going to want to be a gymnast by the time the Olympic closing ceremony airs. What does gymnastics offer the average kid?
Posted July 28, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsRaise your hand if your daughter has asked for a bow and arrow lately!
Posted July 2, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsLooking for an amazing healthy summer treat that's not the same old popcycle or frozen grape? Try making perennial Mexican favorite — Paletas!
Posted June 29, 2012 - 11:00 by Maggie WellsThere's more to summer water safety than just swim lessons and floaties!
Posted June 25, 2012 - 01:00 by Maggie WellsIf you came from an abusive environment, if you've ever flown into a rage, you know that feeling that builds up in you on stressful days. How do you keep yourself from falling into the pattern and routine of child abuse?