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99 texting acronyms and phrases every parent should know

Last updated: 09/23/2018

By now, texting acronyms like LOL and OMG are pretty pervasive in pop culture; my daughter knew them in preschool, you hear them from the least hip anchors on TV morning shows,

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Parents, Now You Can Say Yes To The Drums

Last updated: 09/23/2018

Thanks to Yamaha Drums for sponsoring this post. Last year we were looking into starting music lessons when Jacob announced that he wanted to learn to play the drums. The idea of

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3 Rose Summer Cocktails for naughty parents everywhere

Last updated: 09/23/2018

There aren’t many things as refreshing as a delicious cocktail on a hot summer day. Mix up a refreshing frose cocktail (we provide the recipes) with Whit Zinfandel and treat yo

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10 Things Kids Need to Be Happy | Motherhood | Parenting

Last updated: 09/23/2018

We all want to be happy, and as parents, we all want our kids to be happy, too.  We want to give them all the things we may have missed in our own childhoods, and fill them up w

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Back to School Survival Tips for Parents - The Unprepared Mommy

Last updated: 09/23/2018

Regardless of what grade your children are in, going back to school can be a hectic time. First, you have to find the best back to school deals while going back to school clothes

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Promoting Powerful Interactions Between Parents and Children

Last updated: 09/23/2018

Promoting Powerful Interactions Between Parents and Children You are here Home / Resources / Publications / Teaching Young Children / August/September 2018 / Promoting Powerful Int

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Travel With Kids Made Easy| The Baby Spot Parenting Magazine

Last updated: 09/23/2018

Does the phrase ‘traveling with kids’ cause you to break out in a cold sweat, give you palpitations and/or anxiety? Have the travel misadventures of other parents convinced you

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10 Messages that Matter More Than a Report Card

Last updated: 09/23/2018

For most children and teens, back-to-school means a return to being measured by a report card. It also means heightened expectations from who want their child to succeed in classwo

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Circle Time Songs That Make Preschool Rock! • The Simple Parent

Last updated: 09/23/2018

When I was teaching Special Education preschool, circle time songs were my life. They were the heart of my classroom and the part of our routine that we all looked forward to each

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4 Reasons Your Kids Need to Travel |The Baby Spot

Last updated: 09/22/2018

I remember a particularly painful and poignant night when the simple act of tucking my four-year-old daughter into bed brought me to tears. It had been a standard weekday for our f

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