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So Your Kid Wants to Quit Their Sport Mid-Season?

You may have sensed something was wrong. It’s mid season and your child’s enthusiasm for their sport is just POOF–gone. They want to quit. What’s…

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Should You Get Your Tween A Cell Phone?

My oldest son, Sam, will be starting middle school in the fall (gulp). He has never once asked for a cell phone, but I already…

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How Important are Report Cards–Really?

Let’s be honest. Grades are overrated. But for many of us, they are a central part of our children’s educational journey. Do report cards accurately…

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12 Best Apps for Getting Kids Outside

Your family overdosing on sedentary screen time? Yes, screens are the problem, but they may also be a part of the answer. Try these apps…

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Helping Your Kid Pick “Their” Sport

So you’ve got an athletic kid who loves all things sports. That’s awesome news for fitness, right? But not so much for your family’s already-busy…

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Fun Ways to Get Kids Interested in Math & Science

Math and science. Two subjects that are powerful and practical … and require lots of patience. We all know that a knack for math and…

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13 Ways to Sharpen Kids’ Reading Skills

New year or not, it’s always a good idea to make reading and literacy one of your family’s top priorities. Reading is an incredible way…

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10 Ways to Fail Better As a Parent in 2017

Have you ever met a parent that didn’t fail? Probably not, because that variety of parenthood just doesn’t exist. Seriously, we’ve all failed at this…

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When Can You Stop Keeping the Santa Secret?

How long should you keep the “Santa Story” alive for your children? It all depends on the kid. And for some, revealing the truth takes…

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When You Can’t Give Your Kids Everything on Their List

The holidays. Who doesn’t love this time of year? It really is the most wonderful, full of family, love, beautiful decorations, yummy food and the…

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Mom’s Guide to Using Bitmojis Like a Cool Kid

I’ll admit it: I’m a Bitmoji addict. I remember my first encounter with them vividly. It was a beautiful sunny day, and I was out…

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Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

As a single parent, I know the meaning of the words, “scraping by.” Raising two children on one income is not for the faint of…

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Making Friendships Work When You’re a Mom

“I have to get off the phone, I am just a lost cause today. I’m so sorry!” These are the exact words I said to…

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Sleepover Survival Solutions

“Mom, can Clara spend the night?” “Mom, Max wants to stay over for the weekend, puh-leeeease?” “Mommy, for my next birthday I want a sleepover…

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Your Rules or Theirs? Dealing with Conflicting Parenting Styles

Having play dates with other kids (and their parents!) should be a fun opportunity for your kids to socialize and for you to bond with…

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What to Do When Sibling Rivalry Strikes

Siblings. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. You know your kids love each other and sometimes they show it. Sometimes. But then one…

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Guest-iquette: Teaching Kids How to Be Superstar Guests

It’s hard enough to set and enforce rules in your own home. But to then have your rules compete with another family’s rules? YIKES. We’ve…

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5 Tips to Get Kids Ready Faster in the Morning

You know those mornings when you’re nagging your kids to hurry up and eat, get dressed and brush their teeth? Of course you do ……

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