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5 Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Easier

5 Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Easier

Back to school happens every year. And every year I feel like it sneaks up and catches all of us by surprise. Every year I strive to be better prepared and to help my child be ready for the school year.

Things to Do With Kids Before School Starts

Things to Do With Kids Before School Starts

On one hand, it’s sad that summer break is coming to an end. On the other hand, the kids could use some structure, and this tired mom could use a break. So before the kids head back to school here are a few things to do together before school starts.

How to Prep Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

How to Prep Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

We asked Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, for her best advice on preparing kids for camp—from emotional prep to packing tips.

Adapting to a New Normal

Adapting to a New Normal

As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing marital and family dynamics, anxiety, and more. We spoke to Dori Gatter,  a psychotherapist and relationship expert whose advice has been featured in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Men’s Health, and Cosmopolitan.

Practical Testing Tips from a Teacher

Practical Testing Tips from a Teacher

It’s Florida State Assessment time! This is always a stressful time for students, teachers, and parents. We wanted to help parents with practical advice for their test takers. The best way we could do that is to ask a teacher for advice. We reached out to Janet Cash...

Gardening with Kids, Fun Ideas for All Ages!

Gardening with Kids, Fun Ideas for All Ages!

We found a fantastic new book, Gardening for Kids: Learn, Grown and Get Messy with Fun STEAM Projects, which has a ton of ways to get your kids into the dirt this season

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