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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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Parenting Hacks From…..Alexa??

There are tens of millions of Alexa devices out there today, and every day people are amazed at how Alexa is becoming a part of their lives, but did you ever think she would even help make parenting just a

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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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10 Museums You May Not Have Tried

When school lets out for a break or weekend or even the end of the day, the learning doesn’t have to let out with it. Visiting a museum with your children affords them opportunity to discover new information and ideas

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Nixing Nighttime Fears

Nighttime fears are highly common—and not just for little kids, either. “Studies show this is a very common issue, affecting up to three-quarters of kids from preschool through adolescence at one time or another,” clinical psychologist Jayne Schachter Walco, Ph.D.

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Recycle Holiday Cards

The holidays have come and gone, and now it is time to pack away the decorations and retire the tree for another season. It’s also time to decide what to do with the dozens of greeting cards that arrived in

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