Five Secrets to a Perfect Weekend

By: Janee Tenzer. Do you remember bike rides on Saturdays and lazy Sunday mornings with the paper? A typical weekend might have included grabbing a bite to eat with friends at a local bistro, taking in a movie or going out for brunch. Or perhaps you would have simply slept. Ah, glorious uninterrupted sleep. Where… [More]

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Summertime Fresh Veggie Grilling

By: Cheryl Tallman. Vegetables taste delicious plus they’re a great source of vitamins and nutrients; and low in fat and salt. The US Department of Agriculture recommends half your plate be filled with vegetables and fruits. Summertime is a terrific opportunity to cook up a nice variety of vegetables. Take advantage of this time of… [More]

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Left Behind: Exposing the Myth Children Handle Divorce Well

By: Harry H Harrison Jr. Fifty-percent of all marriages end in failure. That’s 50% of evangelical marriages, 50% of secular marriages, 50% Jewish marriages, 50% of gay marriages, 50% of all marriages just end in failure. And that’s just the first marriage. Statistics show that in the U.S. that not only do 50% percent of… [More]

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What Is Your Toddler Really Thinking?

By: Paul Holinger, M.D. Kids may say the darndest things—but toddlers seem to have the market cornered on defiant expressions of opinion. Your once sweet—but inarticulate—baby turns into a fountain of “No!” Sometimes, it may sound as if your two-year-old doesn’t like you much anymore: “No.” “Go Away!” “Mine!” “Stop!” But toddlers aren’t looking to […]

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De-Clutter 101

By: Jennifer Fischer. Have you found yourself surrounded in a sea of clothes, artwork, mismatched furniture and more kitchen appliances than you can count? Or are you too embarrassed for friends and family to come over, fearing they will label you as “hoarder?” If you search “tips for reducing clutter in the home,” more than […]

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3 Ways to Teach Your Daughter About Cultural Diversity

By: Danielle. The Dalai Lama recently tweeted that the most important challenge of our day is to teach the value of “compassion and a concern for others.” In a world torn by conflict and strife, there can be no more admirable goal. And who is in a better position to teach these values than parents? […]

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Your Daughter’s Bedroom: Compromising for an Affordable Redesign

By: Danielle. It’s almost inevitable that at some point, your daughter will want to change the look of her bedroom. When she feels like she has outgrown her existing decor, she’ll want to be a part of making it a room that expresses her personality and suits her interests. Redesigning her bedroom doesn’t have to […]

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Five Secrets to a Perfect Weekend

By: Janee Tenzer. Do you remember bike rides on Saturdays and lazy Sunday mornings with the paper? A typical weekend might have included grabbing a bite to eat with friends at a local bistro, taking in a movie or going out for brunch. Or perhaps you would have simply slept. Ah, glorious uninterrupted sleep. Where […]

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Left Behind: Exposing the Myth Children Handle Divorce Well

By: Harry H Harrison Jr. Fifty-percent of all marriages end in failure. That’s 50% of evangelical marriages, 50% of secular marriages, 50% Jewish marriages, 50% of gay marriages, 50% of all marriages just end in failure. And that’s just the first marriage. Statistics show that in the U.S. that not only do 50% percent of […]

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Summertime Fresh Veggie Grilling

By: Cheryl Tallman. Vegetables taste delicious plus they’re a great source of vitamins and nutrients; and low in fat and salt. The US Department of Agriculture recommends half your plate be filled with vegetables and fruits. Summertime is a terrific opportunity to cook up a nice variety of vegetables. Take advantage of this time of […]

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Straight Talk from Al Jacobs: Tips for the Aspiring Homeowner

By: Al Jacobs. Home ownership, a vital element in what constitutes The American Dream, is certainly a blessing. Unfortunately it also contains the seeds of what can be financial misfortune, perhaps never more graphically depicted than in a 1986 Steven Spielberg movie, The Money Pit, in which a young couple experiences every calamity possible in […]

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Embrace Your Choices And Let People Know It!

By: By Jamee Tenzer. You and I are old enough to know what we want and what we do not want. By now we also know who we are and who we are not. We definitely have a handle on what makes us happy and what gives us a knot in the stomach. And, we […]

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Language Building with Books

By: Thomas Weck. I believe a child’s ability to learn at a very early age is typically underestimated–possibly delaying a child’s verbal development. I have found that most children between the ages of 4 and 6 can master many language skills that we tend to “reserve” for when they are a bit older. If, instead, […]

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7 Tips for Changing a Child’s Room To Make Room For Your New Baby

By: Adrienne Durkin. Telling a child that a new baby is joining the family is no small task. Some children are excited and overjoyed, but many are apprehensive and skeptical. This is a particularly big transition for an only child. They have been the sole benefactor of their parent’s love and attention for their entire […]

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Five Ways to Cope Effectively with Toddlers

By: Dr. Paul Holinger. Toddlers can be challenging but understanding why they act and react as they do can make the daily interactions with one far more pleasant and productive. Here are five tips to a happier and healthier toddler. Why Do Toddlers Whine? Toddlers “whine” because they are expressing their feelings of distress and […]

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