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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

National ASK Day was Yesterday…Commit to ASKING every day. Protect our Kids.


Yesterday, June 21, was National Ask Day (Asking Saves Kids).  It was a day to remind parents the importance of asking parents of playmates of your child if there are guns in their home.  A difficult question to ask, I know, but parenting is not always easy. The facts are that 1 in 3 homes …

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Celebrate Dad…he is very important!


  Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads who make such a difference in their kids’ lives!! Celebrate Dad this weekend…and celebrate BIG!  Dads have such an important role in families, and often we don’t recognize the importance.  Research tells us that both sons and daughters are better adjusted, more successful in school, build better …

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Cars and Planes….Entertaining Your Kids for Happy Travels!


So, you have your vacation booked, you are packed, and now you are thinking about how you will entertain your child in the car or on the plane!  Long trips are even longer when you have children who are fussy and bored!  We traveled to the beach each year by car, and took the occasional …

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Packing tips for traveling with kids…having what you need but keeping it simple.


Vacation season is here! With kids, gone are the days when you can throw a few things in a suitcase and go!  There is a bit more to pack with kids…it seems like you will need everything!  Making a packing list will help.  I often would start a packing list several weeks in advance and …

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