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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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What to Do When Your Kid’s Struggling in School

Do you have a child that is struggling in school? My son has ADD/ADHD, and those early days of diagnosis and implementation of treatment were…

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Should I Coach My Kid’s Team?

Coaching my three kids in youth sports was a no-brainer for me. I played sports, love sports and even worked professionally in sports. It was…

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Chore Wars: Getting Kids to Clean Their Rooms

It’s a problem as old as the pyramids. No matter how you threaten them, punish them or nag them, you just can’t get your kids…

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Does Your Child Need a Tutor?

The school year is back in full swing and progress reports are starting to come in. Not every kid can be a genius, and yours…

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Fall Chores Kids Can Totally Handle

Ah, fall. What a great season. Until you remember it comes with fall cleaning … and fall leaf raking … and all the other fall…

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What to Consider When Choosing an After-School Program

If, like many parents, there is no way you can pick your kid up from school in the middle of the afternoon, after-school programs can…

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