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On the Eve of Kindergarten Graduation

It’s hard to believe kindergarten graduation is already upon us.  While it won’t be your first graduation (that was for pre-K!), or last, when a grade level turns from names to numbers, it’s a big step.  This evening, I’m doing that “emotional mom” thing.  Frankly, I am considering giving the box of tissues next to […]

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Summer Vacation is Expensive: Your Guide to a Discount-Friendly Summer!

Summertime – warm weather, longer days, and the familiar cries of “Mom, Dad!  We’re bored!!” With that battle cry, parents everywhere shake their heads in disbelief that their kids can’t find anything to do with their 832 million toys.  But, let’s face it — the kids can only run through the sprinkler so many times before […]

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Your Only Child Will Be Okay

Dear mom of the only child, Whether you have one child or a dozen children, family size is a very personal decision.  Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of the following when people explain why they do not want an only child: “I want to have another child because my son/daughter … ….should have a playmate. […]

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How to Help Out New Parents 101

  New babies are magical.  They yawn tiny adorable yawns, have the cutest feet, and smell amazing.  The hypnotic effects of new babydom coupled with the excitement of their arrival means visitors are imminent. One little spoken of caveat of new baby visitation is to remember you are not just visiting a new baby. You are also visiting the new parents […]

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