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How To Stay Healthy With Your Sick Child

When your child comes home with a cold, the pressure is on to contain the germs.  Here are several ways to keep illness at bay when it makes its way into your home: 1.                Wash your hands – I realize … Continue reading

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A New Year With Success

“Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.” – Marianne Williamson Every new year brings hopes for things to be different, even better than the year … Continue reading

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Give The Gift Of You

What do you think your child wants most?  You guessed it – you!  Before you start feeling overwhelmed, consider that a study published in Family Circle magazine notes that while mothers in 1959 reported playing with their child about 275 … Continue reading

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How To Choose A Toy For Your Child

With all the toys on the market, it can be challenging to choose a toy for your child.  Parents often buy the biggest and best only to find their child bored, frustrated, or not engaged with their gift.  While a … Continue reading

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Celebrity Mom Katie Holmes Has Moments, Too

httpv://youtu.be/Tow1CxDGEaE It’s challenging enough to be a mom, but being followed by photographers who document your whole life can be too much.  Katie Holmes is wonderfully sincere as she describes her daughter’s accidental encounter with adult-themed candy, photographed by papa … Continue reading

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Mom Stress Alert: "Don't Make Me"

The other day I was dropping my son off at school when I heard two moms arguing, loudly.  One mom was in her car in front of mine, and the other was walking toward the school gate.  Thankfully, my son … Continue reading

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Have A Great Fall

With fall underway, many families are finding themselves out of sync as they shift back into school mode.  Younger kids miss their friends or older siblings who have returned to the classroom.  Even morning traffic is heavier as the weather … Continue reading

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First Day of School Encouragement

The first day of school is a great example of how parents can ease their children out of the nest to fly on their own.  Despite preparation and practice runs, once my son was inside the school gate, he was … Continue reading

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Marvin Marshall Teaches Parenting Without Stress

This week I had the opportunity to spend time with Dr. Marvin Marshall. He is a tremendous resource to parents and educators. I invite you to check out his amazing non-coercive but not permissive approach to raising responsible kids. Who … Continue reading

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