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Fun Ideas to Get Kids Off the Couch and Moving

Fun Ideas to Get Kids Off the Couch and Moving

It was a beautiful day. It was sunny, warm, and we didn’t have anywhere to rush off to. I love days like this. Until I look over at the couch […]

Turn Your Junk Food Junkies Into Healthy Eating Kids Tips Every Parent Should Know

Turn Your Junk Food Junkies Into Healthy Eating Kids: 8 Tips Every Parent Should Know

Finding healthy snacks for the kids can sometimes feel like a job within itself, especially if you have a picky eater. Some parents think that buying healthy snacks means spending […]

Must Do's for the New Year

Must Do’s for the New Year

Last year my husband and I set a goal to set up our will and estate plan. This forced us to look at who would become guardians of our children, […]

Admissions Checklist When Applying to NEw School

Admissions Checklist: When Applying to New School

This checklist will help you organize the private school admissions process and help you manage your time efficiently. Selecting schools which fit your needs and requirements takes a lot of […]

Holiday Traditions For You & Yours to Treasure

Holiday Traditions For You & Yours to Treasure

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid al-Fitr, Bodhi Day, or the winter solstice, holiday traditions are a fun way for families to bond and create fond memories. The traditions […]

Gifts Kids Can Give on a Small Budget

Gifts Kids Can Give on a Small Budget

Nothing is more heartwarming than a gift made by a child. Handmade gifts are affordable, fun to make, and can be given to parents, grandparents, teachers, and siblings. Here are […]

Taking the Lead in Sportsmanship

Taking the Lead in Sportsmanship

We’ve all seen it—the parent standing on the sidelinescriticizing the decisions made by coaches and officials, yelling at his own child for making a mistake, hurling rude remarks at the […]

The Hidden Power of Laughter

The Hidden Power of Laughter

We’ve all heard the adage that laughter is the best medicine. But does laughing actually have health benefits? It does! Some studies show that laughing has real health benefits. These […]

Growing a Thankful Family in a Want More World

Growing a Thankful Family in a “Want-More” World

One of my favorite childhood stories is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s account of the Christmas when Mr. Edwards braved a snowstorm to bring gifts to the family. He had sweet potatoes […]

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Cultivating a Positive Body Image for Healthy, Confident Kids

As parents who want to raise healthy kids, we often put a lot of thought into providing adequate nutrition for growing minds and bodies. We research and prepare healthy meals […]

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