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Tips for Taking Your Child To Get a Haircut

Tips for Taking Your Child To Get a Haircut

My daughter has long, beautiful hair. Managing it, however, is a huge challenge. Most days we throw it up into a ponytail before school, or I’m ripping apart three sections of knotted hair to form ...

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Keeping Kids Entertained On Snow Days

Keeping Kids Entertained On Snow Days

If you live in the New England area, I’m sure you’ve been affected in some way by snow this winter. My daughter’s school has been cancelled for four days with two additional days being delayed openings…all within a ...

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9 Tips for Preparing for the Holidays

9 Tips for Preparing for the Holidays

It’s that time of the year again – time for the holidays! Along with the family get-togethers, gift-giving and desserts galore, come the over-crowded shopping malls, over-scheduled weekends and overwhelmed children and adults. By planning ahead ...

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Tips for Helping Kids Adjust to Fall Daylight Saving Time

Tips for Helping Kids Adjust to Fall Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time is ending. Can you believe it’s that time of the year already? It feels like just yesterday I was enjoying a nice sunny day at the beach! This weekend, our clocks will fall ...

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When Grandparents Bend the Rules: How Much is Too Much?

When Grandparents Bend the Rules: How Much is Too Much?

I get a lot of parenting help and support from my parents. I mean, a lot. My mom takes on more responsibilities than a grandmother should. My daughter went to preschool right across the street ...

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Back-to-School: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Back-to-School: Transitioning to Kindergarten

It’s official, my daughter is no longer a preschooler! After shedding a few tears at her preschool graduation, I’ve spent the first half of the summer preparing myself and will spend these last few weeks ...

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Tips for a Successful Vacation with Kids

Tips for a Successful Vacation with Kids

Each year my family is lucky enough to enjoy a summer vacation with my parents and relatives. Packing and traveling with a child, however, can be very overwhelming! After five years and surviving the infant and ...

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13 Things To Do at the Beach with Children

13 Things To Do at the Beach with Children

When you think of a trip to the beach, you think of lying in the warm sun and feeling the beautiful breeze from the ocean while enjoying a good book and frozen margarita making sure ...

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Children’s Photos: Professional Photography vs. Photo Shoot at Home

Children’s Photos: Professional Photography vs. Photo Shoot at Home

I didn’t miss a beat when scheduling mall photo shoots for my daughter’s first three years. Holiday pictures, birthdays, half-birthdays – you name it – I probably have photos for it and everything in between. ...

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Single Parenting: Tips for Explaining Separate Homes to Children

Single Parenting: Tips for Explaining Separate Homes to Children

I knew it would happen sooner or later, questions from my daughter about why she lives in two separate houses. “Why do you have a house and Daddy has another house?” “My friend at school ...

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