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  1. K-12

    Increase your child's ACT scores with our top study tips

    Good ACT scores are important to many college-bound high school juniors and seniors. Preparation for the exam can stress our your...
  2. Parenting

    A quick guide to good manners

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    If your child's behavior makes you want to throw a tantrum, or you're sure you'd be a millionaire by now if you had a dollar for...
  3. K-12

    Parents’ guide to praising your child

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    When it comes to kids, positive reinforcement goes a long way. But is there such a thing as too much praise? Before you risk not...
  4. Children's Health

    Lunches that give your kids energy at school

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    Kids need energy and brain power to perform well in school. However, despite your efforts of picking out fresh fruits and veggies...
  5. Parenting

    Parenting the 8-year-old

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    The fact that time flies is evidenced by any 8-year-old's young life. In just a handful of years, your precious, tiny baby has...
  6. Organizing

    Teaching kids to do laundry

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    Your children are never too young to learn laundry basics. Not only will they learn responsibility, but it’ll also prepare them for...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Teaching kids money management

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    A recent survey revealed that kids are banking at earlier ages than their parents. Here's how to teach your kids important money...
  8. Parenting

    Your 7-year-old: Development, behavior and parenting tips

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    Parents of 7-year-olds know firsthand that time does fly. It seems one minute our kids are tugging on our legs for a sippy cup, then...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Sibling rivalry: Letting kids work it out

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    Sibling rivalry is frustrating for everyone -- parents and kids alike. Kids get angry with each other and lash out, and parents...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Is sibling rivalry a developmental phase?

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    Is sibling rivalry a developmental phase that all siblings go through? In every conflict, there are at least three sides: one side,...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Organizing a crazy family schedule

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    Feeling overwhelmed by your crazy family schedule? No matter the season, we lead busy lives. Some times are busier than others, and...
  12. Parenting

    Cell phone options for kids

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    What type of cell phone options are there for kids? Once you have decided your child is ready for a cell phone, it's time to pick...
  13. Parenting

    Six-year-olds: Development, behavior and parenting tips

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    Understanding your 6-year-old requires a basic understanding of what is happening developmentally. This is the age when your child's...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Mom, are you and Dad divorcing?

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    Divorce affects people in many ways -- even if you aren't divorcing. You and your kids may feel empathy for those you know who are...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Helping kids understand divorce

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    You may think that if you have a strong marriage you don't need to talk to your kids about divorce and what it means. That's not...
  16. Parenting

    The kids’ home alone debate: What’s the right age?

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    What is the right age for kids to be home alone? We spoke with experts and moms to get the scoop on how they determine when kids can...
  17. Children's Health

    Get kids to eat more vegetables

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 73 percent of Americans are not meeting the recommended number of...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Keeping kids and parents happy on family vacation

    When planning a family vacation, it's about the family - not just the kids or just parents. Everyone has to get some of what they...
  19. Parenting

    No fuss tips for getting your family out the door

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    Does the morning hustle and bustle leave you feeling exhausted before you even set foot out the door? From organization tips to...
  20. Family Fun

    4 Ways to be a fun mom today

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    Forget schedules, discipline and goals for a second! These things are important, but so is having fun which is why you shoulds take...