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  1. Family Activities

    How to be the cool mom

    You would think that being an adult and a parent would preclude you from silly high school social games and issues, but many mothers...
  2. Mom & Dad

    How to temper your Type-A parenting style

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    If you’ve always been a Type-A neurotic worrier, can you become a different kind of parent? Perhaps the more important question...
  3. School Tips for Moms

    5 Tips for beating back-to-school blues

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    Kids everywhere are feeling the back-to-school blues right about now, but going back to class doesn't have to be a drag. Help your...
  4. Super Mom Tips

    Parenting resources we love

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    The web offers a wealth of parenting advice, humor, mom-tested product reviews, and many other tips and tricks. Here's a list of our...
  5. School Tips for Moms

    Secrets of smooth school mornings

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    Imagine a school morning like this: You're running around, trying to find your child's other...
  6. Super Mom Tips

    5 Secrets of supermoms

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    Supermoms juggle the responsibilities of work, kids and husbands without batting an eye. Somehow, they still have time to host...
  7. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Secrets of encouraging kids to eat healthy

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    Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are not always the most popular items on the plate. It is difficult for items like oatmeal to...
  8. Children's Health

    Kids fitness: The power of positive thinking

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    Kids are naturally active and want to expend energy. You can help foster a lifestyle of fitness and happiness to last their...
  9. School Age Kids

    Tips for adjusting kids routine for school

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    You've got the school supplies, you've been carefully talking up the start of school and acknowledging the mixed emotions that come...
  10. Family Activities

    Family vacations: Dealing with the unexpected

    For all the planning and anticipation, sometimes vacations don't go quite as planned. Maybe it's the weather, the hotel, a stomach...
  11. Mom & Dad

    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Should you let your child quit sports?

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    You have an athletically gifted child who has a passion for a particular sport. You've invested years of time, money, and emotional...
  13. Mom & Dad

    5 Steps to being a more laid-back parent

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    It's no lie: The stress of being a parent can sometimes be overwhelming. This can transmit itself -- whether you want it to or not...
  14. Baby & Toddler

    4 Things to expect while raising two toddlers

    Got toddlers? Then you know that these little people, while only 2 or 3 years old, are thoroughly convinced they rule the roost....
  15. Family Activities

    10 Frugal family fun ideas

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    As parents, we can easily get wrapped up planning big, elaborate and expensive outings with our children to places like the circus...
  16. Parenting Advice & Columns

    5 tips for stress-less parenting

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    Are your kids driving you batty? Feeling mommy guilt about anything and everything to do with your children? Whether you have a...
  17. Special Needs

    10 Blogs for special needs parents

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    Connecting with other parents is a great way to feel less alone and more connected. And if you’re the parent of a child with special...
  18. Gadgets, Electronics & Automotive

    GPS tracking on your child's phone: Intelligent or invasive?

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    It’s getting close to curfew. Do you know where your kids are? Some of the latest innovations in GPS tracking allow you to know...
  19. Mom & Dad

    5-Minute mommy time outs

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    Your typical day is hectic, to say the least. With keeping your children clean, fed and entertained, and shuttling them from school...
  20. Teen Behavior

    Should you chaperone your teen's prom?

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    Senior prom is a high school highlight that most teens anxiously anticipate for most of their teenage years. Like most parents, you...