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Kicking Off Kindergarten

For many parents, kindergarten signals an important transition from the all-consuming baby and toddler years. Suddenly, your "baby" is expected to make more choices on her own, stay focused over a longer period of time. more »

Ages 3-5: Preschoolers

Planning for Back to School

Avoid scurrying around the last weeks of August and pulling things together for going back to school. Plan ahead and dodge the rush. more »

Ages 6-11: School-Age

Recipe Box - Yummy Mini Muffins

Hectic mornings, busy schedules and afternoon snack cravings can make it difficult to eat foods that are tasty, healthy and satisfying. Have a healthy alternative available for you and your family that’s delicious and satisfying. more »

Recipe Box

Movie Review - If I Stay

Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma and leaves several family members dead. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and drift “into the light.” more »


Helping Kids Get Ahead

It is a natural instinct for parents to want to help their children succeed and to give them assistance when they are struggling. It is, however, an entirely different story when it comes to deciding how much extra help to give a child academically. more »

Parenting Tips

Preschool for Parents: 5 Tips for Making New Friends

Starting preschool can be a big transition for kids. Thankfully, there are plenty of articles focused on getting children ready for preschool and making the transition a good one. Where, though, is the guidance for preschool parents? more »

Ages 3-5: Preschoolers

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