How to Keep Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
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5 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

(Thanks to PediaCare for sponsoring this post. All opinions are mine, as I’m sure you know. The information that follows in not intended to be medical advice; it is intended to be the advice of a parent and former preschool teacher. Please contact a trusted medical professional for questions regarding your health or the health of your child.) Ugh. Winter. I’m…

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Managing Your Child’s Expectations During the Holidays

This time of year can be overwhelming, what with presents to wrap and meals to prepare and guests to attend to and all. It’s a lot for a grown up to keep up with. Now imagine you are an 8 year-old who literally can’t wait until Christmas morning — what does that feel like? As parents we are often so…

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Why I Make My Kids Use iThings

As a GenX mom with a fondness for all things Montessori, technology for my children’s use has never been a priority in my life. In fact, I’ve been limiting their screen time since birth. We even pared our cable down to only the basics so I wouldn’t be tempted to turn on Disney Junior to entertain the girls in my moments of weakness.…

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