age 7

  1. Parenting

    CFS (Can't Find Sh*t) Syndrome

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    Like color-blindness, CFS Syndrome is a predominately male affliction. The main symptom is a frustrating form of object blindness...
  2. Tips & Advice

    The right age for kids and yard work

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    Yes, you love your yard. You worked hard for this yard, for this home you’ve created and the outdoor space where the kids play. But...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Getting kids involved in spring cleaning

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    When spring cleaning season -- spring, of course -- rolls around, you may be chomping at the bit to clean up and clean out and start...
  4. Parenting

    What's my name again? What should kids call you

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    If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, would an authority figure who goes by their first name be just as authoritative?...
  5. K-12

    Where are the modest bathing suits for girls?

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    Abercrombie and Fitch has raised major waves by marketing a padded push-up bikini to their younger girl customers. What's really...
  6. K-12

    How to help your angry child

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    You ask your son to unload the dishwasher and he responds with a angry bark. You ask your daughter if she’d like to go to the mall...
  7. Tips & Advice

    How to take the candy out of Easter

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    Easter doesn’t have to mean gigantic baskets overflowing with candy. Many parents are limiting the candy in favor of more useful and...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Is your child a smartphone orphan? Balancing work and family

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    Blackberries and cell phones and laptops, oh my! When it comes to the virtual office, let's face it, sometimes we're too...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Checking a babysitter's driving record

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    Is it feasible to check the driving record for a potential nanny or babysitter? Here's how you can verify that the childcare...
  10. Parenting

    5 Ways to teach your children to save

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    Anytime is the right time to teach kids the value of money. Older kids, especially, are subjected to constant media and peer...
  11. K-12

    Is your child depressed?

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    As parents, we know that kids experience a wide range of emotions on any given day. One minute they can be happy, the next...
  12. Family Fun

    Families hit the road: Extended trips with the kids

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    Have you ever dreamed of traveling full time? The idea might sound impossible, but more and more families are going on extended...
  13. School & Education

    Why is the teacher giving my kid m&m's?

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    Six-year-old Carlos Melendez stood in line waiting as his first-grade teacher bid farewell to her students at the end of the school...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Choosing a teenage babysitter

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    For generations, teenagers have been the first line of babysitters (after siblings, of course). Here are some tips on how you can...
  15. Family Fun

    Family movie night: Recreate the larger-than-life movie experience right at home!

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    The expense of theater movies, concessions and gas to get there has reached beyond most family budgets. So why not enjoy a weekly...
  16. School & Education

    What did you learn in school today? Getting your kids to talk to you about their day

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    Does getting your kids to offer information about school seem more difficult than pulling teeth? Do you ever feel like a lawyer...
  17. K-12

    Home packed lunches banned at Chicago school

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    We all know how important healthy eating is, especially given the obesity epidemic in our country. But is banning home-packed...
  18. Family Fun

    6 Spring party themes for kids

    It has been a long, drawn-out winter for many parents and kids. Cooped-up kids can’t wait to run outside and shake off the cold...