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Encourage Your Child to Volunteer. It’s Important.

Encourage Your Child to Volunteer. It’s Important.
As young people get older, they need to stretch their abilities, including their moral sensibilities. During school hours, kids are focused on everything from academics to athletics, but many parents are challenged to find positive ways for their kids to spend time when they’re not on campus. Engagement...
October 14th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parent Teacher Conference Tips

Parent Teacher Conference Tips
Parent Teacher Conferences are firing up. Here’s how to make the most out of your site down with your child’s teacher. 1.  Listen more, talk less. So many parents feel like they’re on trial and they have to justify and explain themselves.  No one is accusing you, calm down. Being...
October 2nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

SocialMedia-itis – Do you have it?

SocialMedia-itis – Do you have it?
Do you put the “Social” in social media? Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Plurk (Remember that one?)  Linkedin or just in case it ever makes a come back, Myspace, the world of Social Media users is on the rise and we decided we should take a second and do a little Public...
September 29th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Keep your body fit during pregnancy for better results post pregnancy

Keep your body fit during pregnancy for better results post pregnancy
By: Erin Holtz There are so many women who lose control of their eating and exercising during pregnancy which makes it so much harder to lose the weight post pregnancy. The number one excuse I hear women say during pregnancy is that they will let themselves go for now and just try and lose the weight...
September 17th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: When Kids and Teachers Don’t Get Along

Parenting with a PhD: When Kids and Teachers Don’t Get Along
By Kristen Berthiaume: We parents want for our kids an educational career populated entirely by teachers who are equal parts kind and firm. And, there’s no doubt that this balance is exactly what most teachers strive to achieve. Even those who fall short of the ideal want to be there with your child...
September 15th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Talking to Kids about 9-11

Talking to Kids about 9-11
By Kristen Berthiaume: Many of our young kids are blissfully unaware of the significance of today and will probably remain that way for a while. After all, it’s been 13 years since the September 11th attacks. That means that current high school seniors were barely in kindergarten on 9-11-01 and probably...
September 11th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Mistake-Free Discipline?

Mistake-Free Discipline?
We’re the parents, we’re supposed to know everything, right? I don’t know about you but raising and disciplining 3 children daily is a tough road to navigate without making mistakes. Which is probably why I make so many. It seems like every day, at some point I cringe at the way I handle...
September 4th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Helping Your Child Succeed In School

Helping Your Child Succeed In School
The school year has only just begun, but the homework is pouring in and the after school activities are firing up. It may seem overwhelming and hard to manage it all and you may be wondering how to work it all out while still managing to help your child succeed in his or her classroom. Here are some...
August 27th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

5 Things I have learned about being fit and healthy during pregnancy….

5 Things I have learned about being fit and healthy during pregnancy….
By: Erin Holtz 1. Listen to your body! I learned early on during my pregnancy that you have no idea how growing a baby inside of you is going to affect your body, and how differently you are going to feel each and every day. You have to wake up each morning and decide what works for you that day. If...
August 18th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Multiplicity: Separation Anxiety

Multiplicity: Separation Anxiety
School is underway for most families and for a parent of twins or multiples starting Kindergarten, this can cause some serious anxiety. For the tiny humans and the parents. Something that families of multiples have to deal with that other families don’t, is the decision to separate their multiples...
August 12th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More