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Applying for high school may seem like a daunting task – especially if your child is just settling into the last year of junior high or elementary school. It can appear even more challenging if you are a first-timer. But,…Homework Horrors: 10 Ways to Make It Easier on Everyone
You can blame Common Core, you can blame ADHD, you can even blame good old-fashioned laziness, but you can’t deny that modern-day homework has become synonymous with slow torture for millions of families in America. Visit any home containing a…Talking Politics With Your Kids
The other day, my stepdad was walking my two children to school when my 5-year old daughter turned to him out of the blue and said “Are you going to vote for Donald Trump?” Then my 7-year old son, who…2016 Halloween TV & Movie Schedules
Cozy up on the couch with some popcorn (or candy corn, if you’re feeling festive) and catch a family friendly flick this October! Here’s the spook-tacular TV lineup for 2016. Be sure to check back for updates and new schedules…Team Family: Working Together When You Live Apart
“Although we don’t like each other, we maintain a friendly demeanor for the sake of our children.” My friend’s comments confirmed what I already knew-her kids benefitted from her efforts toward a cordial relationship with her ex-spouse. Children with a…