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6 Ways to Stop Bullying and Spread Kindness

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Have you ever witnessed cyber-bullying? As a parent, have you had anti-bullying conversations with your children? Identifying ways to stop bullying on the spot isn't easy. That's why teaching children to choose kindness is critical. Through our partnership with Google, we have learned awesome parenting tips to prevent cyber bullying.

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Thanksgiving: 6 Ways to Express Gratitude

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Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." This quote from William Arthur Ward is one of my favorite quotes about gratitude. We should be expressing gratitude as we feel it for the benefits of those we thank and ourselves. Here…

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How to Slow Down and Let Children Enjoy Childhood

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We are all so busy. As a result, our kids are just as busy. School, extracurricular activities, play dates to help develop their social skills, birthday parties, and on and on and on, keep everyone going at all times. Sometimes it feels like our only down time in this house…

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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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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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