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Home Management: How to Create a Peaceful Home

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Home Management—As the days grow shorter and colder, we tend to spend a lot more time indoors. Make your home a peaceful environment where your family feels comfortable. Your home should be an inviting place where you want to go to relax and have fun as a family.…

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School: Getting Into a Back To School Routine

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Now that our family is busy preparing for our back to school practice, I have found myself craving the relaxing routine of summer. I tend to be a little more relaxed when it comes to our to-do lists and jobs during the summer; we all like to sleep in,…

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How to Help Your Kids Earn Better Grades

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One of the most important goals kids can set is to earn better grades.   It’s easier than you think. You and your child are well aware where he/she is excelling and where he/she may need some help.  Every child is different, but in more than a decade of…

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Managing Stress: Tips for a Stress Free September

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Back to School is not for the faint of heart. Between PTA meetings, orientations, class breakfasts, and curriculum nights (of course multiplied by the number of children you have), how is a parent supposed to get anything else done? And that doesn’t take into account the scheduling and preparing that…

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Parenting: How to Avoid Over-Parenting When Kids Go Back to School

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This just in: Parenting is hard. We all just want to be involved in our kids’ lives and make sure our kids are responsible and  successful. Is that such a crime? Apparently, intense involvement in our children’s lives may actually be hindering their growth. It’s important to know when to…

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Back to School Preparation When Your Child Has Special Needs

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When your child has special needs, back to school preparation can be stressful for both of you. It may take a little more work, but adding a few extra steps to your back to school routine can pay off greatly in the long run. Try these techniques to get the…

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