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Make Family Travel Days Less Stressful and More Educational

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Spending long periods in a car or on a plane with young children is asking for trouble. I am often left wondering why some airlines don’t have a separate line ...

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How a Teenager Turned Doodles into a Million-Dollar Business

At age 16, Juliette Brindak started a popular tween website. Then she learned the hard way that there are ups and downs not just to growing up but also to ...

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9 Reasons to Feel Great (Not Guilty!) About Being a Working Mom

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     You’re a working mom. That very likely means you’ve left the house nearly every dayfeeling guilty about your decision to be a working mom. “Am I selfish for ...

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Teenage Pregnancy: Advice on how to tell your baby’s daddy you’re pregnant

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How you tell the baby’s dad depends on a load of factors: how do you feel about the baby’s father, are you certain who dad is, and how much support ...

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6 New Year’s Resolutions For Families with Tweens & Teens

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With tweens and teens spending more time on media than ever, these new year’s resolutions can help to keep their experiences safe, productive, and fun all year long.   If ...

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Children Learn by Doing: Everyday Lessons in Everyday Tasks

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Some time ago, I stumbled across this quote from educational reformer John Holt: “Children learn from anything and everything they see. They learn wherever they are, not just in special ...

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What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction

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A typical teen’s day includes up to nine hours of texting, gaming, watching videos, and posting on multiple social networks — even while doing homework. It’s enough to make you ...

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Raise Your Child Emotionally and Mentally Strong

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Raise your child emotionally and mentally strong Every parent aspires to raise a child who will be able to deal with the ups and downs of life gracefully. This is ...

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