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I, for one, LOVE this break from youth sports. I do not miss carpooling, washing uniforms, or trying to find matching socks. I DO miss watching them play. I miss cheering them on with the other parents. I don’t...
It's no secret, even to the littlest of kiddos. Something is going on. You and I might be able to chat about the endless barrage of information coming at us from all directions that elicit a sense of impending doom (or...
During this time of the coronavirus and quarantines, we need to think outside the box about how to keep our kids connected to the important people in their lives. Many kids are missing visits with their non-primary parent and/or...
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Now that governors across the US have issued shelter-in-place orders, everyone is spending A LOT more time at home. This translates to no escaping copious amounts of time around your immediate family. And tensions are HIGH! It's no surprise that...
My husband was driving home from work one day and made a quick stop at the store to pick up a few items. He was hungry so he bought a good-sized bag of Boom Chicka Pop, knowing a couple...
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If you think your child is anxious, she probably is. You might recognize some of the signs: lots of questions about how things will go down, obsessing over a test or a friend conflict, meltdowns over almost being late...

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