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    Beating the Back-to-School Blues

    Beating the Back-to-School Blues

    Beat the Back to School Blues Where did summer go? Are your kids panicking about going back to school? How do we ease the transition for our kids? Some back-to-school anxiety has to do with losing summer’s freedom, which can be disappointing, but most of it comes from the challenges a new school year brings. [...]
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    Can You Say ‘Career’?

    Can You Say ‘Career’?

    Thinking About a Career “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s an omnipresent question in childhood, but more often than not the answer is pretty cloudy. Here are some great tips on how to lead your little jack-of-all-trades on a path to the career of their dreams. Talk About Their Interests [...]
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    Where Does Food Come From?

    Where Does Food Come From?

    Where Does Your Food Come From? If your kids think all their food originates at the supermarket, there’s a problem. Food education, or learning how food gets from the farm or the wild to the table is essential knowledge for youngsters. It can inspire them to be more thoughtful about their diet and make healthier [...]
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    Handy Fixes!

    Handy Fixes!

    Handy Tips Around the House Fix it or throw it away? It’s a tough question, especially if you’re not particularly handy. But with a few helpful tips and a little ingenuity, anyone can tackle repairs around the house. These tips can help you save important household items – and save a little money, too! Get [...]
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    School’s Out? Not Yet!

    School’s Out? Not Yet!

    End of School Year Tips With sunshine lasting well into the evening, it’s natural for kids to want to play longer and spend less time indoors doing homework. But the end of school often culminates in big projects and tests, so now more than ever it’s critical to keep your child focused on their studies. [...]
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    Getting the Words Right

    Getting the Words Right

    Parenting Phrases to Retire “Because I said so.” “You’ll grow out of it.” “Do as I say, not as I do.” Ever said any of these to your child? Sometimes phrases like these just seem to come out involuntarily. But just because a phrase sounds pretty snappy and seems to teach a lesson doesn’t always [...]
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    The Big Move!

    The Big Move!

    Making Your Family's Big Move Successful Moving can be a monumental task, even if you’re just relocating a few blocks over, and long distance moves can take an emotional toll on kids because no one likes to leave friends behind. But your attitude towards moving and the ways you involve your children in the process [...]
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    Wives’ Tales, Old & New

    Wives’ Tales, Old & New

    Making Sense of Old Wives' Tales Keep making that face and it’ll freeze that way! Watch out for those cracks in the sidewalk! Don’t swallow your gum or it’ll sit in your stomach till you’re in college! Old wives’ tales, urban legends – everyone’s heard a few. As a parent, maybe you’ve told a few, [...]
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    Oh No, Not the Doctor’s Office!

    Oh No, Not the Doctor’s Office!

    Does your child run when you say the word “doctor?” Doctors can be a source of fear, apprehension, and even guilt for youngsters. Here are some reasons why your child may feel iffy about the doctor and some helpful tips for putting your child’s mind at ease the next time they need a checkup. Dealing [...]
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    Plan a May Day Celebration!

    Plan a May Day Celebration!

    With weather warming, the sun shining, and everything coming back to life, you and your kids are probably getting a touch of spring fever. Why not celebrate with May Day festivities? Here are some fun ideas for celebrating this holiday’s traditions in your own backyard. The Origins of May Day May Day has been around [...]
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