Category Archives: Parenting

How To Raise An Emotionally Intelligent Child

Like it? Share it!Pinterest1Facebook0Yummly0TwitterStumble1More2It’s 7 o’clock on a Saturday morning as I write this. Somehow, I find myself sandwiched onto a yellow school bus with a high school marching band en route to a competition. As a chaperone, hidden somewhere … Continue reading

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Technology vs. Nature: Why Outdoor Activities Are Essential for Kids

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook0Yummly0TwitterStumble0More0 It’s hardly possible not to notice how different the childhood of modern kids is compared to the one of those who were growing up without the Internet, iPads, and social networks. Back in the past, kids … Continue reading

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The 7 Best Ways To Empower Young Minds

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook1Yummly0TwitterStumble0More1 Preparing your children for college begins the moment they become curious about the world around them. For students to be most productive at the college level, they should be curious about the world around them and … Continue reading

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4 Unexpected Ways To Save For College By Investing

Like it? Share it!Pinterest1Facebook2Yummly0TwitterStumble0More3Starting a college fund for our kids can be challenging, especially considering inflation and the rising costs of practically everything, but this investment is important for the future of our children. Sure we’ve all heard about tradition … Continue reading

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Fun Ways to Make Learning Math Easy for Your Kid

Like it? Share it!Pinterest2Facebook5Yummly0TwitterStumble0More7Most kids today think of math as hard work. No matter how much they dislike it they will have to use it in school and everyday life. The studies have shown that kids who start learning math … Continue reading

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Seeing Endless Possibilities In Every Day

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook11Yummly0TwitterStumble0More11 Life is so different when you’re a kid.  We were sitting on wooden bleachers at a race track a few months ago, watching the cars make passes and chatting, and my little guy got a bit … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Posts of 2015

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook3Yummly0TwitterStumble0More3With another year in the books, it’s time for my annual wrap up of the most popular posts from 2015.  You guys clearly enjoy recipes, especially cocktails, and can appreciate a good stand on parenting.  While I … Continue reading

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Keeping Holiday Traditions, Even As Circumstances Change

Like it? Share it!Pinterest8Facebook13Yummly0TwitterStumble0More21 Before you read… this post includes a giveaway for $10 in Paypal Cash!  Leave a comment below and I’ll choose one person at random to win $10 in Paypal cash to help you get everything you … Continue reading

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The Secret Society

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook5Yummly0TwitterStumble0More5Welcome to the club. Congratulations. You survived! I remember the moment like it was yesterday. Those two thin pink lines that were so long awaited for had actually appeared, and I couldn’t have been happier (after doing … Continue reading

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8 Tricks For Surviving A Picky Eater

Like it? Share it!Pinterest0Facebook3Yummly0TwitterStumble0More3My firstborn hated to eat from birth – he never nursed well, and refused anything besides cereal and yogurt until he was over a year old. As he got older, meal times were painful ordeals. We argued … Continue reading

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