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  • Woman at the Beach International Day of Happiness
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    Treat Yourself! 5 Ways to Celebrate International Day of Happiness
    As parents, it's often too easy to put our own needs and desires on the back burners. On the International Day of Happiness, make a point to do something that will make you happy. To get started, do something that is just for you. Not what your ...
    Bev Feldman
  • Woman sitting on couch looking annoyed on computer
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    Do You Know One of These Annoying Facebook Moms?
    Social media can be a wonderful thing, especially when you have kids. Not only does it allow you share pictures and milestones of your kids with your friends, it also can be a great source of support when the going gets tough and you need a place...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Parenting Style
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent?
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent? Think back to when you were a child--did your parents allow you to roam free and play as you pleased? Or did they keep you within eyesight and make sure you were supervised by an adult at all times...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    9 Surprising Ways You Might Be Over-Parenting Your Child
    Is your child a coddled kid and you don't even know it? In today's society, "helicopter parenting," or the tendency for parents to hover and help their child even when they are capable of acting alone, is a growing — and perhaps detrimental —...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Parenting Style
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent?
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent? Think back to when you were a child--did your parents allow you to roam free and play as you pleased? Or did they keep you within eyesight and make sure you were supervised by an adult at all times...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Being a Good Mom
    Top 10 Supermom Essentials
    Between carting kids around to soccer practice and piano lessons, to managing work, PTA meetings, and running the household, moms can seem like superheroes. We've come up with the top 10 essentials that every mom-on-the-go should have on hand to ...
  • Woman sitting on couch looking annoyed on computer
    Facebook
    Do You Know One of These Annoying Facebook Moms?
    Social media can be a wonderful thing, especially when you have kids. Not only does it allow you share pictures and milestones of your kids with your friends, it also can be a great source of support when the going gets tough and you need a place...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Family Life
    Parent/Child Relationships
    Do You Play Favorites?
    It's not abnormal to have a favorite child, but it's not good parenting to play favorites. Get a reality check on your parenting behavior with this quiz. ...
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    Being a Good Mom
    Dealing with Other Mothers
    Dealing with Other Mothers Being a mother can be great fun. But every now and then you run across a mom who makes your head spin. The lady doesn't know when to quit. Often, these women are insecure in their own situations and that's why they gi...
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    Being a Good Mom
    How New Mothers Can Avoid "Baby Rivalry"
    How New Mothers Can Avoid "Baby Rivalry" It is only natural to think that your baby is the cutest, smartest, and best at everything. In fact, you may absolutely know this. That said, it is also normal to look at other babies and wonder if your b...
  • Family Life
    Handling Life Changes
    Coping with Frustrations of Motherhood
    The mother of a three-year-old wonders why she feels overwhelmed and saddened by the demands of motherhood. ...
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    Being a Good Mom
    Motherhood: Retaining Your Sense of Self
    Motherhood: Retaining Your Sense of Self You might have worried that becoming a mother would completely change your identity, and in a way, it did. You can't become a mother without making huge changes in your life. However, the person you used...
  • Kids
    Discipline Strategies
    What's Your Discipline Style?
    Are you too tough or too easy on your child? Take our quiz and find out your discipline style. ...
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    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips Woman to Woman Competition has the potential to be a very constructive experience. Among high-achieving women, one third of those studied mentioned that they could recall positive experiences centered ...
  • Family Life
    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips Woman to Woman Competition has the potential to be a very constructive experience. Among high-achieving women, one third of those studied mentioned that they could recall positive experiences centered ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Family Life
    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    How Mothers Can Be Role Models for Their Daughters
    How Mothers Can Be Role Models for Their Daughters What you must reconcile yourself to is the fact that you cannot be a perfect mom. Do the best that you can and enjoy your daughter. Remember how fortunate you are to have your daughter. Frances...