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Tips for Choosing Summer Camps for Kids

Tips for Choosing Summer Camps for Kids

Summer may seem far away, especially if you’re experiencing that chilly winter weather, but the end of the school year will be here before we know it. And with all of the different types of ...

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The Question Every Working Parent Dreads

The Question Every Working Parent Dreads

A couple of weeks into summer, I was feeling pretty good. My children’s summer camp schedules were set. Our family vacation was booked. We had fun activities planned for “free” weekends – think carefree days ...

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Grandparents Visiting Day: The New Summer Camp Normal?

Grandparents Visiting Day: The New Summer Camp Normal?

My 8-year-old niece was recently at an overnight camp for the first time. There is a parents visiting day midway through the summer. Makes sense. But the weekends before and after parents visiting day are ...

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Making My Daughter Proud

Making My Daughter Proud

I had a moment I was not so proud of recently. I lost my cool in front of my daughter, and I felt bad that I wasn’t setting a good example.  The guilt stuck with ...

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Pros and Cons of Being a Working Parent in Summer

Pros and Cons of Being a Working Parent in Summer

As summer approaches, I am beginning to get a twinge of the summertime working parent blues (or “green” envy, if you will). I love my work and, most days, I wouldn’t trade it for the ...

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Why Summer Camp Makes Me Happy

Why Summer Camp Makes Me Happy

We’re into week two of summer camp and I can’t believe the amount of happiness it brings me to drop my kids off and pick them up each day. It’s not because they drive me ...

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Children’s Summer Camp Must-Haves for Working Parents

Children’s Summer Camp Must-Haves for Working Parents

It is 30 degrees outside. We went ice skating and sledding this weekend. I walked my daughter through snowbanks to school today. But the one thing that is occupying that part of my brain that ...

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Choosing a Summer Camp Program for Children with Special Needs

Choosing a Summer Camp Program for Children with Special Needs

I was chatting with a co-worker of mine last week about her plans for her soon to be first grader this summer. She was talking about the variety of summer camp options there are, but ...

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