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Bridging the Gap

Six Tips for Planning a Family Reunion By Pam Molnar As the world gets smaller, extended families stretch across the country. A recent survey shows that only 37% of us live in the hometown where we grew up. The result

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Flying and Your Child’s Ears

How Does Flying Affect Ears? Many of us have felt that weird ear-popping sensation when we fly. For kids (especially babies and young children), it can feel especially odd and even be scary at first. But it’s a common, normal

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Ten Tips for Clearing Out Clutter: Start small, think outside the box, and get it done!

by Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D.   Fall and winter encourage us to collect more stuff. We stock up on canned goods and firewood. We give and get mountains of holiday goodies and gifts. By the time spring arrives, we’re eager

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Seven Tips to Prod Your Child Out of Procrastinating

By Gayla Grace   When I overheard a conversation with a parent discussing her child’s routine and the late hour the child completed her homework the night before, I thought about how easily we allow our kids to slip into

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Tips for Efficient Packing

Family vacations are a great way to enjoy time away from the daily routine and to create lasting memories. But if you are anything like me, packing for a family trip can be overwhelming, especially if you have multiple kids

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15 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Once you have a couple of Halloweens under your belt, you start to know the deal, such as, which of your neighbors give out oversized chocolate bars and which ones greet you with toothbrushes. But you also start to realize

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Taking Care Of Your Teeth

When you get your picture taken, everyone says, “Say cheese! Smile!” So you do—you open your mouth and show your teeth. When you see the picture, you see a happy person looking back at you. The healthier those teeth are,

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Mommy/Daughter Time: 11 Outings that Won’t Break the Bank

My daughter remembers experiences more than things. She is quicker to recall a playful adventure with a parent or a party with her pals than she is to remember time she spent alone engaged in imaginative play. She has always

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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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