Category Archives: Parenting

5 Ways to Pack a Healthier Lunch

Ways to Pack a Healthier Lunch Give your child’s lunch an extreme — and deliciously nutritious — makeover.  Add fun flavor and a new approach.    

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Importance of Physical Activity on Learning

Importance of Physical Activity on Learning We all feel the pressure for our children to succeed academically, particularly in STEM fields given the technology oriented society in which we live. But how do we as parents assist our children meet … Continue reading

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Musical Ways of Children

Musical Ways of Children Parents want the best for their children and to give them as many experiences as they can. This is especially true for very young children, who may be too young to tell us what they like … Continue reading

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A Smooth Transition Back To School

A Smooth Transition Back To School For my girls, school starts in a week and I can sense a mixture of excitement, anxiety, and sadness. If your household is anything like mine, there is a palpable change in the air, … Continue reading

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Oh No, We’re Back to School

Oh No, We’re Back to School Initially we might think this statement is coming from our children or from teachers who have had the summer off-No. This thought or statement is a frequent one that’s coming from parents. Suddenly we’re … Continue reading

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10 Teacher Gifts to Buy to Start the School Year

10 Teacher Gifts to Buy to Start the School Year Here are some ideas of Teacher Gifts that you can make or purchase. Since you don’t know your teacher yet and the year hasn’t started, practical gift ideas to get … Continue reading

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Back to School Routine for Parents

Back to School Routine for Parents How do you help your children transition from summer freedom and bliss to regimented school and drudgery? It may be a little more pleasant for everyone if you slowly wean your children from no … Continue reading

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6 Super Easy Tips To Save Money on Back-To-School Essentials

6 Super Easy Tips To Save Money on Back-To-School Essentials No sooner had the school holidays arrived than they’re nearly over, and recent research has suggested parents are paying in excess of $500 per year to send their children back … Continue reading

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Managing the Internet for Kids

Managing the Internet for Kids An Internet-connected computer is perhaps the greatest library-and-teacher combo ever invented. It can open doors to learning that were simply unavailable 20 years ago. It’s also a pain for parents: Kids can slip into the … Continue reading

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How to Feed a Growing Brain

How to Feed a Growing Brain Ever look at a baby and wonder what she’s thinking? Well there’s a lot more going on in there than previously thought. According to the newest brain research, babies’ brains begin crackling with activity … Continue reading

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