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6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

In need of some fun indoor activities to keep your little one entertained that don’t involve more TV or tablet time? Grab any of these items from around the house, and let your child’s imagination ...

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Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Resilience in Children: Building Self-Esteem & Confidence for Navigating the World One day during my daughter’s second grade year, I dropped Fiona off at school and then spent the next 45 minutes crying. She was ...

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Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Happy 2017! We hope that you had a fun New Year’s Eve and your 2017 is off to a great start! The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to begin anew and to prioritize ...

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The Family Room 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

The Family Room 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

As we finish up the last few days of 2016 and get ready to ring in 2017, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being part of our online community.  Here our bloggers, including Aili, ...

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New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

Though New Year’s Eve can seem like a holiday that’s more geared toward adults, there are lots of ways to get kids involved in the fun. Here we share our ideas for how to make ...

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Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Five years ago when my husband and I got married we had the most amazing interfaith celebration – we “broke the glass” at the end of our ceremony, listened to the seven Jewish blessings, and even ...

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9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

With a very active, excitable, and overall fun toddler in the house, I am definitely getting into the holiday spirit a bit more than I usually do. I’ve got lists for Kayla’s “big” gift options ...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

As we celebrate the holiday season it’s wonderful to show gratitude to the people in our lives, including our child’s teacher or caregiver. A small, thoughtful gift can be a great way to show appreciation for ...

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Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Keeping the family busy and occupied indoors during the cold, long months of winter can be tough for any parent – a challenge that strikes even the newest of parents. Despite enjoying precious time with a ...

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Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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