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Preparing Your Teen for Interviews

Preparing Your Teen for Interviews

Before you know it, your teen is growing like a weed and will be graduating school soon. With this comes the opportunity for many future plans, which may relate to college, internships, or job interviews. How can you best prepare your teen for the interview process?...

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Fun Pool Parties No Matter Your Child’s Age!

Fun Pool Parties No Matter Your Child’s Age!

With the summer heat only just beginning, it’s time to break out the flip flops and sunscreen! Pool parties are going to be essential this summer, especially with most states seeing record high temperatures. How can you make your pool party stand out though? Beach...

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When to Give Chores to Your Child

When to Give Chores to Your Child

One of the biggest debates in child rearing could be devoted to assigning chores, and if and when you should do it. Many parents may have already decided how to handle it, while you may have wanted to wait until your child or children start to grow and then make the...

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Healthy Eating During the Summer

Healthy Eating During the Summer

As the last bell rings and summer vacation officially begins, many families are thinking ahead to their summer plans. Trips and vacations may be the name of the game for some, while stay-cations and more relaxing may be in order for others. But juggling all of these...

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5 Tips to Help Parents Afford Homeschooling

5 Tips to Help Parents Afford Homeschooling

While homeschooling might not be for everyone, many who have opted for this path have found it greatly rewarding. Being able to help shape your child’s education can be beneficial for the both of you, and there are ways to do that without breaking the bank. Here are...

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S.M.A.R.T Goals

S.M.A.R.T Goals

Goals provide a sense of direction. How we choose to outline our goal, guides us on our journey towards the desired destination. A common mistake is creating a goal for oneself, which is vague or unrealistic. The direction in which our goals take us, depends on...

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July 4th Safety & Security

July 4th Safety & Security

Nothing screams summer more than a good old-fashioned barbecue, followed by fireworks! But remembering to stay safe and secure during the holidays is also important for you and your family. Continue reading to get a refresher on safety when it comes to groups of...

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Building Confidence in Your Child

Building Confidence in Your Child

In today’s world, it can be increasingly difficult instilling the more important traits and behaviors you may want for your child. Of course, every kid is different and should be able to express themselves however they want. But you’ll want to show them certain ways...

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4 Fun Evening Activities for You & Your Teen

4 Fun Evening Activities for You & Your Teen

It may seem like yesterday when your child was still playing with G.I. Joe’s and wanted to hold your hand when you cross intersections. But in the blink of an eye, your child has grown up and is entering their teenage years. Besides sitting close to each other and...

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Fun Father’s Day Presents

Fun Father’s Day Presents

With summertime coming in full swing this year, that means Father’s Day is right around the corner. Whether your child or children want to create or buy something for the father figure in their lives, it’s a fun way for them to be as creative as they please. If they...

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Are Children Growing Up Too Fast?

Are Children Growing Up Too Fast?

It’s a question that’s asked of every generation, and every child. Parents worry that their children are becoming too aware of adult themes, exposed to too much violence, sex, drug use and more. It’s always a tricky question to answer, though, as every child is...

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Memory Jar

Memory Jar

With the end of the school year approaching, you may be wondering how you can close this chapter for your students in a memorable way. Whether your child is homeschooled with a few other children or a full class load, this closure activity can leave children feeling...

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Tips For Summertime Homeschooling

Tips For Summertime Homeschooling

Families who decide to homeschool their children have the flexibility to create a learning schedule that works best for them and their lifestyle. A common conflict that parents run into is scheduling schooling for half days all year versus full days and taking a...

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Impact the Pandemic Could Have on Young Children

Impact the Pandemic Could Have on Young Children

We all are still recovering from full-blown quarantine from the Covid-19 outbreak two years ago. And for most, getting the vaccine and protecting themselves and family have proved effective. People are beginning to get a sense of safety back, and are venturing outside...

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A New Normal Returning?

A New Normal Returning?

After years of wearing a mask, there is tangible progress moving forward. Many states are lifting mask mandates, including for schools, and people are beginning to venture out more and more. Normalcy seems to be returning to everyday life, school, and family, but also...

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Why Lecturing Based Learning Is Slowly Leaving

Why Lecturing Based Learning Is Slowly Leaving

Most of us remember the old days of school lectures, attending class after class of teachers mostly talking and lecturing about different topics. At the end, there may be a quiz or an assignment from reading materials plus what was spoken during class. But did we...

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How to Introduce Swimming to Your Baby

How to Introduce Swimming to Your Baby

It can be difficult being a parent and trying to determine when to introduce certain events and activities to your baby or small child. Trying to remember when you did these activities can be hazy, and of course every parent you ask can have a different answer. It’s...

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Teaching Your Children Old School Manners

Teaching Your Children Old School Manners

It wasn’t all that long ago when doors were held open for women, men would tip their caps to strangers, and people would give firm, meaningful handshakes when being introduced. Does it feel like that was a few lifetimes away? No matter your age, having manners are...

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Navigating the Homeschooling World

Navigating the Homeschooling World

If you’re just starting out with homeschooling for your children, don’t worry! It may seem overwhelming with all the information available online and the exact number of online learning companies ready to teach your children. Where do you begin? How do you structure...

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Easter Crafts to Make with Your Teen

Easter Crafts to Make with Your Teen

It may seem difficult some days trying to figure out fun activities for you and your teen at home. When the holidays roll around, it can sometimes become even trickier making sure it’s an activity that can hold your teen’s attention and be enjoyable. But these Easter...

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Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Spring is just around the corner and with that comes Easter! Whether you are a religious family or not, you can still enjoy Easter-related activities with family and friends. With the weather getting warmer, an Easter egg hunt can be a great way to spend some time...

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