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Road Trip

The Wilson Family Roads were made for journeys, not destinations—it’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way. This road trip required a couple of things: a well-balanced diet, caffeine, salt and sugar, and an excellent selection of tunes—oh,

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Simplify Your Halloween and Savor Every Spooky Moment

By Christina Katz Halloween becomes more commercialized every year. But a classic approach to Halloween will keep your budget intact and a grin on your face throughout the spookiest time of year. If you want to restore the playful spirit

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How to Protect Your Kids from Cyberbullying

Tanni Haas, PhD One of parents’ greatest fears is that their kids will become the victims of cyberbullying, and for good reason: research shows that almost half of all middle and high school students are cyberbullied at some point. If

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Rock Climbing Is Great for Kids!

One sunny afternoon, with no footholds left to lunge for, my 7-year-old son is stumped four feet into his rock climb. “I can’t do it, Daddy; it’s too hard,” he says to his dad belaying from below (belaying is securing the

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Here, Kitty-Kitty!

How Cats Can Become Purrfect Family Pets! By Christina Katz Cats often get a bad rap compared to other potential pets. Cats are often described as aloof, destructive and predatory. Historically, cats have had their reputations repeatedly tarnished, except by

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Go Outside and Play

15 Old-Fashioned Activities By Pam Molnar Summer is the best time to be a kid. School is out, the weather is great, and each day promises a new adventure. At least that is how it used to be. Today, summer’s

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