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Holiday Travel Tips

  You can’t seem to avoid holiday traveling if you have a large extended family. There are always get-togethers at Grandma’s or holiday dinners at Uncle Ed’s. Getting to these holiday functions requires smart traveling planning and knowing some good traveling tips can come in handy. Car: Did you know that car travel is the […]

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4 Holiday Season Tips for Spending Time with Teens and Tweens Blog

4 Holiday Season Tips for Spending Time with Older Kids

  As parents, it’s often hard enough to figure out how to spend quality time with your tween or teen in general, much less during the holiday season. The holidays present a distinct challenge for families, and with blended families becoming more common, the challenges are different than ever before. Also, kids this age may […]

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6 Easy Christmas Cards for Kids to Craft Blog

6 Easy Christmas Cards for Kids to Craft

  Card-making is a wonderful activity for children during the Christmas season. It keeps them occupied indoors during bad weather, allows them to explore their creativity and helps them engage with the festive spirit of giving. Aunts, uncles, grandparents and family friends will be pleased to receive handcrafted cards made especially for them. Pre-folded blank […]

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6 Tips for Reading to Your Children Blog

6 Tips for Reading to Your Children

A recent research study conducted by the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong in South Wales, UK, found that reading to children is important. It also found that when fathers read to their children they may have a different style and approach than mothers. While moms tend to focus on details in […]

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A New Way to Earn with Chores Blog

A New Way to Earn with Chores

In a world full of smart phones, tablets, and computers, the almighty dollar seems less and less important to our growing generation of tech-savvy kids and teens. However, learning responsibility and how to complete chores is still a very important part of their young lives. Knowing how to clean the house, cook a meal, wash […]

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Encouraging Your Childs Socio Dramatic Play Blog

Encouraging Your Child’s Socio-Dramatic Play

It’s great watching children play; they seem to have limitless imaginations when it comes to amusing themselves. Research has identified several types of play that children engage in, each of which gives them different benefits. In socio-dramatic play, a child recreates events or situations he has seen or experienced. This is distinct from dramatic play, […]

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