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Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Give Back This Summer

It’s easy to forget that giving back is not just for holiday seasons. Summers are all about fun and sun, but I’ve learned with my family that there are several…

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Dear Overwhelmed Mom: You’re Doing A Good Job

Dear Overwhelmed Mom: You’re Doing A Great Job I get it. I do. Bedtime last night was awful. The high pitched screaming because we turned the TV off mid-show, my…

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Why We all Need a Technology Time-Out

Smartphones, laptops, iPads, tablets…technology is around us 24/7. We all know our kids are not immune to it. In fact, many of them are immersed so deeply they walk around…

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Socks Education

“I wish you would put on your socks,” I said to my son one morning as he sat dressed, but barefoot, on the couch. Matter-of-factly he replied, “Your wish is…

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Stomach Bug, Begone!

I stumbled on wild oil of oregano when a nasty stomach bug ripped through our family like a tornado. First was my older son, then me. I gave us both…

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Make ear aches disappear

Growing up as a swimmer, I always had ear infections. Had tubes put in twice and still got ear infections! So my mom had to do something else besides amoxicillin.…

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I’m packin’…

My vacation survival trick with the kids is to pack a “Fun Bag”. Inside I have several small, portable games that will keep them occupied in the car, on the…