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Keep Kids Reading This Summer

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it … like, literally READ! The Barnes and Noble Summer Reading program has started. The program is for students in grades 1 – 6. Kids are required to read eight books and record the books in the Barnes and Noble summer reading journal. They also write what their favorite part of… Read more »

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Ready for Kindergarten?

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Kindergarten is the first formal setting for academic work and many kids who know the alphabet and the letter sounds have a head start. Is your child ready to go? With kindergarten just around the bend, here’s a handy kindergarten check list for you to access “where your child is at” before her first day…. Read more »

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Tips for Summer Pregnancies

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Some women simply can’t bear the heat — but you can’t just “get out of the kitchen” when you’re pregnant! What to do to make hot days just a bit more bearable. It’s hard enough being pregnant sometimes, but summer pregnancies can be downright stifling! Here are some quick tips to keep you from melting… Read more »

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No More Whining!

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Just about now kids are getting cabin fever from all of summer’s endlessness. But when whining sets in, parents can get testy. Here’s how to keep kids from becoming pests. With summer in full swing, whiney kids can sometimes push moms to the brink. Just don’t let that whining get your little ones what they want… Read more »

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3 Keys to a Happy Child

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Happy, optimistic children are the product of happy, optimistic homes. It seems more than anything else, parents want their children to be happy. But with all of the challenges kids and parents face, happiness is not just a given. Some kids are naturally happy and some are not, right? Not so fast … While temperament… Read more »

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Growth Spurts 101

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Why is Baby suddenly eating more, sleeping less and feeling cranky? Surprise! She’s growing. Comes a time with your baby that she’s suddenly eating more, needing more, growing more! Learn how to recognize what’s going on and when so you can be ready to meet her needs. Babies experience one of up to five growth spurts during… Read more »

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Confidence Boosters for Kids

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Ditch the empty praise and start giving your kids opportunities to help them grow inwardly, experts say. Busy moms and dads who want to try and boost their child’s confidence may often toss out compliments and praise just for the heck of it, only those empty-handed efforts are to no avail. If you REALLY want… Read more »

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