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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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Win 2 Tickets to PEP Parent Education Series

PEP, Parent Encouragement Program has been helping us parent with classes, events and educational resources since 1982. PEP also brings renowned authors and experts to our area to speak to parents with their Noted Author Series. This November, PEP presents …

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Fall for Fairfax KidsFest this Weekend – Oct 4-5 – Fairfax Cty Gov’t Center

Enjoy the best that fall has to offer at the 22nd annual Fall for Fairfax KidsFest, Saturday, October 4th, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday October 5th, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government …

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Why It’s Good to Let Boys Cry by Jennifer Kogan

A sad thing happened at my son’s baseball game a few weeks ago. Picture this: A 13-year-old boy strikes out at bat. As he walks off the field you can tell by his drooping posture that he is upset. From …

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How to Keep Your Cool as a Parent by lifehacker.com

From Leo Babauta and our friends at www.lifehacker.com - This post originally appeared on Zen Habits. What parent hasn’t lost their temper when a kid misbehaves? Of course a parent who hasn’t lost their cool from time to time is a …

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