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The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

You wake up one morning and your child is sick. You may discuss with your partner how to tackle the curve ball, e.g. “Who will stay home from work? Who will take the child to ...

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Teaching Children About Safety and “Stranger Danger”

Teaching Children About Safety and “Stranger Danger”

My daughter’s preschool teacher recently mentioned they were learning about “stranger danger.” The children were out on the playground when someone walking a dog caught their attention. They stayed in the playground, but gathered at ...

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Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. Any suggestions?”  While summer is a time for a bit ...

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Unexpected Words of Kindness

Unexpected Words of Kindness

Nothing attracts a complete stranger to you more than having a child with you. It doesn’t matter if it is an older woman peeking over your stroller canopy at your nine week old, or a ...

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Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

“Do you help out a lot?”  I asked this question to many, many different dads I know in the pre-production research stage of our newest podcast: Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads, and generally got the ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the ...

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Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Family Room blogger Kate shared some great tips on how to keep your car clean when your co-pilot is a toddler. But keeping the mess under control isn’t the only challenge a parent faces when ...

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100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house and try new things with the family. What is on your family’s summer activity list? This round-up, 100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids ...

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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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Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

I keep EVERYTHING my child brings home from school – from scribbles on little scraps of paper, to assembled masterpieces. I can’t bear throwing anything away. The stuff isn’t organized, it’s in various places, drawers, ...

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