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Take the hassle out of Homework

It’s been just about a month since area children kicked off their flip flops and hopped on the bus to start a

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First-Aid Basics: How Young Children Can Learn

As a parent, I’m almost embarrassed to admit this, but I hate the sight of blood. I’m thankful that I’m not as nervous about the other bodily fluids—of which there are many—that accompany this job.

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Summer Activities Present Everyday Dangers to Children

Most area children have been out of school for just about a month now. It’s mid-July, right in the heart of summer with families, like ours, enjoying backyard barbeques, trips to local community pools and many other outside activities.

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Children on Autism Spectrum May Thrive in Martial Arts

Parents of children who learn differently may wonder what options exist for their children to participate in team sports or other athletic activities.

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Book Review: 'Expecting Perfect: My Bumpy Journey to Mommyhood'

When I decided to review

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When Should Kids Get a Cell Phone or Connect on Social Media?

A few weeks ago I had one of those first-time conversations with my eight-year-old daughter, who’s looking forward to her upcoming birthday in July.

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Be Careful About Giving Children Too Much

I came to the conclusion recently that my children simply have too much. A Saturday afternoon where I helped them clean their rooms and clear some clutter gave me a lot of perspective. In the process, I recognized something becoming increasingly apparent.

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Three Words that Could Lead to a Child’s Death

Easter Sunday is without a doubt the most holy of days for Christians worldwide. I’m not a religious writer, nor is this an attempt to convince you to be a believer of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, despite my firm belief.

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Banning Bossy: A Worthwhile Crusade

You may have seen reports in the news media recently, highlighting the efforts of celebrity moms like Jennifer Garner and Beyoncé, who are rallying together to ban the word “bossy.”

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Coming to Terms with Fashion-Forward Kids

It’s finally spring, so I guess it’s a good time to make a confession. I’m a bit of a fashionista.

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