Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Spooky & Sweet Halloween Books for Every Age & Stage

Photo: Stratford School The books we have selected for October reading speak to the ‘scary’ season prevalent in many cultures, with tales of ghosts, graveyards and zombies, and references to folklore and superstitions embedded in both Halloween and Día...

5 Ways the Expanding Role of Dad are Helping Moms

Fatherhood is an evolving role. The traditional role of the dad going off to work while mom stays home taking care of the kids has become less the standard today. Far more typical, is having both parents going off...

10 Cancer-Fighting Foods to Incorporate into Family Meals

With the everyday hustle and balancing act of managing work, kids’ school lunches, homework, chores, and meal planning, people tend to leave little time to really think about long-term health and wellness. Let’s face it—society is surrounded by cancer-causing...

The Power of a True Friendship

Photo: Kristin Van de Water A year plus of pandemic turbulence has put friendships through the wringer. But the relationships that survive are pure gold. My daughter cheerfully returned to full-time, in-person school this fall only to discover that...

5 Tips for Teaching Kids Resilience

It’s been a time, hasn’t it? So much change, confusion, fear, isolation, loss, grief. Adults are exhausted—and while people take it on faith that “Children are resilient,” it’s actually not that simple. According to the CDC and the American...

8 Secret Ways to Get Your Kid to Open Up

Photo: Devin Tomiak It’s not rocket science. The people we open up to are the people we like. We share most freely with our spouse or our dearest friends or a trusted relative. Maybe we share with the Uber...

10+ Kids Books about Sensory Differences for Sensory Awareness Month

Photo: Lindsey Rowe Parker Have you ever felt the need for a wiggle, stomp, or squeeze? Wanted to zoom around the room, or have you seen a friend that loves to spin and twirl? These actions are your body...

6 Ways to Help Girls Feel Truly Beautiful

Growing girls will see more than 3,000 images each day on their social media platforms. Every day, they will view perfect, polished, filtered pictures showing them what beauty should look like and they will conclude this: their body needs...

How This Sleep Expert Gets Her Kids Ready for Bed

photo: iStock As more and more parents head back to work outside of the house, and kids spend more time back in school and daycare, I have seen a significant increase in families who are desperate to get their children’s sleep on track. Families are finding this new transition to be...

Want to Send a Hot Lunch to School? Here’s How You Do It

Some schools used to let their students reheat their lunch with microwaves in the lunchroom. But the COVID-19 crisis has changed the game. A lot of parents are now looking for alternatives and best practices to make sure their kids can...

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