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March/April 2017

Let’s face it, most of us could use a little jump-start now and then when it comes to relationships. That’s why we’ve included this section. Simple acts of kindness are a great way to say “I care about you.” Date

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Banana Split Stackers

Print Recipe Banana Split Stackers Course Snacks Servings stackers Ingredients 4 oz instant vanilla pudding1 1/2 cups cold milk8 oz whipped topping4 bananas24 graham cracker squares16 strawberrieschocolate syrupRainbow sprinkles Course Snacks Servings stackers Ingredients 4 oz instant vanilla pudding1 1/2

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Moving Away to College

It is getting closer and closer to graduation time, and the freedom summer offers weighs expectantly on most teens’ minds. However, many seniors are also anxiously looking forward to walking across the stage in their gowns and throwing their caps

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Apologizing: Teaching Kids to Say Sorry

At first blush, teaching kids to apologize seems simple. You instruct them to say sorry to whomever they wronged and you move on. But did your child only say sorry to appease you? Does she really understand what she did

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Summer Camp 101 – Making the Most of Summer

Summer camp offers all kinds of fun and character-building experiences for kids of any age. Whether you’re looking for a few hours of entertainment or weeks of intentional skill-building for your child, you can find it at camp. Ages 0

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Summer Camp Inspired & Informed: Choosing the Perfect Camp for Each Child in the Family

A mistake parents can make when choosing a camp is confusing their child’s needs with their own needs. If you want your child to be happy at camp, focus on who he or she is rather than on who you

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Enjoy the Spring Thaw Together! 18 Ways to Welcome Spring with Your Man

Spring is a time for new, fresh beginnings. You vow, yearly it seems, to make more time for your spouse, and the warmer weather of spring is beckon- ing you to keep your promise. Not sure what to do beyond

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Cookie Pizza

Print Recipe Cookie Pizza Did someone say pizza? Here’s sweet alternative to your standard cheese and pepperoni pizza—great for parties. Course Snacks Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup butter3/4 cup brown sugar1/4 cup sugar2 tsp vanilla2 cups white flour2 tsp cornstarch1 tsp

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One Day at a Time: The Busy Parent’s Guide to a Clean, Organized Home

Every year when spring rolls around, I dream of a house where every closet, cabinet and corner is clean and free of clutter. Yet every year, finding the time to deep clean the house is impossible. This year, I decided

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Spring Break Staycation (With Tweens and Teens)

How to plan a fun and relaxing week at home with a different theme for each day. My 12-year-old daughter came home from school and announced that she was the only one staying home for spring break this year. She

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