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Chasing Away The Boogeyman

It is a scene that every parent is familiar with, at 3:00 AM, you are suddenly awakened by a bleary-eyed child pleading to sleep in your bed. You have been down this road before and you know that no amount of rational argument will solve the ...

Can Playing an Instrument Help Increase Math Scores?

Musical Instruction Benefits Children Of All Ages Music, it’s said to soothe the savage beast. But did you know that musical training can increase math scores, social development and success in life?Researchers found that students who report ...

Bike Trails for Active Families

Mountain Biking is an exciting sport that can be enjoyed anywhere there is a trail. Here our some great spots to visit right in your own backyard.The Sunset Ridge Trail on Mount Mansfield in Burlington, Vermont. Ascend the rocky ridge to ...

Advantages of Organic Baby Clothes

The Advantages of Organic and Natural Baby Clothing for Eco Conscious Parents Committed to Making Baby’s World as Healthy and Safe as Possible Experienced Moms know that baby’s first exploration into the big world will be by putting things into ...

Advantages Between Baby Carriers vs. Strollers

One of my fondest memories with my two girls was that special closeness that I felt with them those first few months of life. When I had my son, 10 years before, the idea of baby slings, baby backpacks, and carriers other than strollers or carriers ...

A Family Thanksgiving Feast: How to Share the Holiday Workload on this Family Tradition

AHHH, the American family Thanksgiving feast. Mom has been slaving in the kitchen all night long, while the rest of the family waits with anticipation for the fruits of her labors. This time honored Thanksgiving tradition reflects the family roles ...

3D Movies: Are They For Your Family?

Information on the effects of 3D movies on your child's brain. And, how 3D movies can cause nausea. As 3D movies hit theaters at a faster clip than ever, the question arises: are 3D movies worth the added expense? Well, maybe; but certainly not ...

10 Positive Discipline Techniques That Work

Being a parent is a tough job. What works today doesn’t always work tomorrow and what works for one child may not for another. So what is a parent to do? Moms from around the country have weighed in on some of their best suggestions.1. Set clear ...

Parenting a Gifted Child? You aren’t alone.

Does your child have some extra smarts? While its fun to brag and easy to be proud of that high IQ, being the parent of a gifted child has its own set of challenges.Laura of New Hampshire knows better than most. All four of her children are ...

10 Tips for Homework Success

Back-to-school time means homework has begun. Below are a few ideas to keep your child, and yourself on track.Show interest in your child’s school work and review homework assignments. Research has shown that parental involvement increases ...

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