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Waking Kids Up on Weekdays: This is How We Do It

While my kids often wake up early on weekends to take advantage of their rare opportunity to watch television or play video games, allowing my husband and me to “sleep in” until 8 a.m., waking kids on weekdays presents a unique set of challenges for all of us. Without the allure of limited screen time […]

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My Child, the Problem Child

My sweet son comes off the bus. I watch him walk down the steps smiling proudly at me and all I can think is, God he’s perfect. How was I chosen to have this perfect child, this ideal example of behavior and kindness, this… just then the teacher that rides the bus with the preschoolers pokes […]

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Finding the Help You Need at The Stern Center

{Disclaimer: We have partnered together with Stern Center to bring you this sponsored post on their services.} A new school year is an exciting time for both students and parents! We often wonder how our children will do, what their teacher will be like, what subjects they will connect with this year, and what kind of […]

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The Edge Kids & Fitness School Programs

{Disclaimer: We have partnered together with The Edge to bring you this sponsored post on their Kids & Fitness school programs.} Are you still looking for childcare or a preschool option for your little one? Look no further than The Edge Kids and Fitness! Their mission is to provide a warm and nurturing environment that allows […]

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I like the Quiet

I Like the Quiet.

My youngest child went to kindergarten. The only creatures in my house, aside from some unnamed and unwelcome fruit flies, are me and my cat, Doyle. I sit here at my desk and listen. Quiet. I like the quiet. I can hear the whir of the computer fan. There are some birds outside, doing exciting […]

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