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16Mar No Comments
The secret to a great Spring Break

The secret to a great Spring Break

Spending a week of #RealTime together can be a test for any family. Whether you are heading out on vacation or staying at home, there is a great tool that every family can use to set themselves up for success....

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23Feb No Comments
When, Where and How?

When, Where and How?

#NoPhoneFamilyDay hit home with many families this week. We've heard from kids, parents, grandparents and non-parents about the realizations they had while disconnecting from social media on Family Day. Some people found it pretty easy to do, others found it...

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14Jul No Comments
Summer's greatest luxury....

Summer’s greatest luxury….

What is Summer's Greatest Luxury? Boredom. That's right. While it might feel like the one thing we rally against, planning play dates and activities; boredom is actually a wonderful gift that we get to give to our children and summer...

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10Jul No Comments
4 Steps to Help Siblings Get Along

4 Steps to Help Siblings Get Along

Summer Siblings - Stop the Fights Before They Happen By Julie Freedman Smith and Gail Bell Too much togetherness is rarely a good thing, so set your kids up for success with realistic expectations for the summer. Follow these steps...

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What do I do when my kids get bored?

What do I do when my kids get bored?

Boredom isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Kids need to learn independent-play and boredom may be the first step to creativity. That said, here are some tips to teach kids how to manage boredom and how to stop yourself from whining...

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28May No Comments
When are your kids getting quiet?

When are your kids getting quiet?

There is a lot of noise in today's world. It can be very distracting. We're not just talking about loud sounds, we are talking about the hum of the schedule, the buzz of the to-do list in the brain, the...

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Allow boredom – you don’t have to entertain your kids

Allow boredom – you don’t have to entertain your kids

There’s a good chance you’ve already heard, “I’m Bored, ” this summer. Many parents feel a lot of pressure to entertain kids, especially over the summer months. That is not necessary! Allow your children to be bored this summer; it...

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27Mar No Comments
Mom I'm BORED! - Tips to save your parenting sanity

Mom I’m BORED! – Tips to save your parenting sanity

Spring Break, can wreak havoc in the hearts of parents everywhere. The three, most dreaded words are: MOM, I’M BORED! In our society, many children are used to being entertained throughout the day. Parents often believe that they must fix...

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