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Magnet or Charter? What Are the Benefits?

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Colorful billboards for different schools line the interstate. Parents drive through the city and see school signs boasting the best qualities through branding and marketing. But, what are the real benefits of them?... Read full article

You Want To Do What?!

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Parenting Children When They Make Bad Decisions.... Read full article

Play! Create! Imagine! (and then Clean. It. Up.)

by Ellen Mecholsky on

I walk a very fine line between wanting my children to play and create and imagine...and wanting/NEEDING a tidy house to function at my best. I need order around me to feel relaxed and productive. If I wake up in the morning and I am greeted by a tra... Read full article

How to Get Kids to Listen the First Time

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Why won't my kids listen to me?... Read full article

7 Fun Things To Do After Thanksgiving Dinner

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Since quality time with friends and family can be hard to come by these days, consider using that after-dinner time to create a new family tradition. ... Read full article



When Santa’s Not Fair

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What’s the first thing you ask a child after Christmas? Did you answer, “What did Santa bring you?” or “What did you get for Christmas?” Chances are you did, and you’re not alone. After all, you’re guaranteed a smile. And the ultimate conversation st... Read full article

C'mon, Mom!

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Are You A Good Sports Parent?... Read full article

It’s Our Job to Push

by Kelly Carmena on

We did it! The littles completed their very first triathlon, and I couldn’t be prouder. Of course, the day wasn’t without some bumps and bruises, but my littles made my mommy heart smile BIG!... Read full article

Homeschooling 101

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Is It For Your Family?... Read full article

Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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If you’re looking for something to do with that leftover cooked chicken in your fridge, this is the recipe for you! This chicken enchilada casserole includes flour tortillas with chicken, beans, salsa verde, and cheese. ... Read full article

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