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Mother’s Day
Posted on Friday, May 9th, 2014 by Laura Fries

Mothers Day. It never adequately conveys what being a parent means. How could it? The job is the reward and, while the flowers and cards are great, we would do it even if there wasn’t an official holiday.

Home Repair
Posted on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 by Laura Fries

It’s that time of the year for ritual house cleaning, rebuilding and repairing–but this year, don’t forget to repair or re-route the emotional cycles set at home. All families fight and all have misunderstandings at one time or another. Conflict is a part of life and is part of the learning process for kids. The most important part of an argument, according to experts, is what happens after a disagreement.

Remote Sleep
Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2014 by Laura Fries

How many times have you turned on a movie or show for the kids to help them unwind after dinner only to find them bouncing off the walls at bedtime? It seems natural to relax in front of the TV at the end of the day.

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Talk Talk
Posted on Friday, April 4th, 2014 by Laura Fries

What if the single best thing you can do for your child was absolutely free– and something that you do every day? Sound to go to be true?

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Time Shift Your TV – Little girls, pink weapons
Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Little girls like pink things, and little boys go for blue, brown and camouflaged. That’s the traditional thinking, and that’s how it often appears in the toy aisles. Girly items there. Boyish items here.