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What Kids Really Want at Their Birthday Parties

It turns out bigger isn’t always better when it comes to your child’s birthday. Planning a birthday party for your child can seem to get more and more stressful and time consuming year after year, but those big birthday bashes

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Easy Home Organization Hacks for Families

Clutter is a fact of life for most parents. One mom offers tips for taming the mess and getting your home in order. Let’s be honest: When you have kids, you accumulate an abundance of stuff. From products to soothe

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12 Weeks of Summer – Week 5!

Is it just us, or is this summer pretty awesome so far? Every week has been a total blast! And Week 5 should be no exception. From Shark Week to carousels to movies for a buck, it’s definitely gonna be

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12 Weeks of Summer! Week 2!

School is out and summer is full swing! How will you be spending your first official week of summer fun with your family? Here are our ideas, day by day. And don’t forget to check out the S.I. Parent Family

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Talk to Your Kids About Abuse

The Conversation You Need to Have Recently, the media has been filled with buzzwords and hashtags– from #TimesUp to #MeToo to #NeverAgain– it is very likely that your children (especially if they are school-aged) have heard some pretty upsetting things.

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Day Camp: Preparing for Adventures Close to Home

Summer day camp is a place where children can stretch their minds, exercise their bodies, develop new interests and forge lasting friendships. For young children, it is a good introduction to the camp experience. For older ones, it is a

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Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Have you ever received a piece of seemingly junk mail addressed to your underage child that you simply discarded? Next time, dig a little deeper into the content. Why? Because a credit card or loan offer can be a warning

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How Art Benefits Young Brains

Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effect on young people and the development of their brains. The American Association of School Administrators

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Hey, Cupid! Did the Kids Steal Your Holiday?

Dear Cupid, Forgive me for butting in on your business, this being a hectic time of year for you and all. But I had to write you about something that has been bothering me in the years since I became

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Time to Tango with the Tooth Fairy? 

It seems like just days ago when I waited patiently for my son’s first little biters to erupt in his infant mouth. Those days somehow melted magically into years and before I knew it, I could hear the Tooth Fairy

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