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After you have a child, everyone has an opinion (and they like to share it) about how you should raise your child.

Raise Confident and Content Daughters

Nobody said it would be easy! Let’s face it; raising daughters is a challenge for even the best of us. However, that does not...

A New Mom’s Guide to Body After Baby

Mom's Guide We've all seen it – a celebrity mom gives birth, and she's back in her bikini in a month, and flaunting it on...

Farewell to the Family Bed

We upgraded to our king-size bed over 13 years ago when our son Noah was 1 week old, when we discovered that he would...

How to Get Ready for School

  It’s the time of year that parents love and kids hate. It’s back to school time. Time to trade in those bathing suits for...

The Secret Of Lyme’s Disease Detection And Prevention

Summer is finally upon us! And unfortunately with that comes the looming threat of the dreaded tick season. With a recent rise in Lyme...

The Best & Worst Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookie When it comes to Girl Scout Cookies, what immediately pops into your head? Thin Mints? Samoas? Those are definitely some of the...

Introducing Shakespeare to Your Child

Shakespeare’s plays provide a unique opportunity for artistic exploration and expression for young people. No other material offers the wealth of powerful, beautiful, playful,...

Sun Safety Tips from the Environmental Working Group

Summer is my favorite season – like many other Americans – and there’s nothing I love more than enjoying the warm sunshine and a...

In Praise of Naughty Books

At my son’s school book fair this year, I witnessed more than one boy lingering at the Diary of a Wimpy Kid table –...

The ABC’s of Preschool prep: How to Get Your Child Ready

Believe it or not, getting kids ready for school starts with preschool. Preschool prep isn’t like sending your kids away to college, but there...