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How to Let Go of Your Teenager by Jennifer Kogan

When my children were little, I always imagined their teen years would be fraught and challenging. Why was this? Probably because that’s all I heard from acquaintances and neighbors. Everyone had a story to tell. The reality is more nuanced. My …

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Fall Football Learning Activities by CWIST

FROM BOBBY HOPKINS AND OUR FRIENDS AT CWIST.COM – KIDS CHALLENGES WITH A TWIST! Fall is here. This time of year marks cooler weather, beautiful colors in the trees, and the smell of pumpkin pie. This time of year is …

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IS YOUR CHILD PRESSURED TO PLAY ONE YOUTH SPORT YEAR-ROUND?

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT THE WHOLE CHILD SPORTS AND SCOTT LANCASTER: Many sports programs and coaches at the youth elite level (soccer, lacrosse, ice hockey, baseball, basketball) strongly recommend that children specialize and play one sport year-round. Don’t succumb to the …

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Tech Toys v Traditional Toys – Holidays Are Coming!

The holiday season is just around the corner, and whether you are ready for it or not, your kids are already thinking about which toys they are hoping to receive. While your kids might have visions of iPads and video …

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How to Instill Great Character Traits in Your Kids

Raising children of good character is easier said than done. Sure, one can say, do this, and teach them that, but putting them into practice may require a bit more effort (and patience). Today’s parents have much to compete with …

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The 4 Key Steps to Finding the Right Sitter

Your children are your most valuable asset so take the time and effort to find the best sitter possible for your children. Here are four tips to ensure you have the best. 1 – Conduct an in-person interview with the …

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