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Updated: February 12, 2022

10 St. Patrick's Day Crafts Your Preschooler Will Love

St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Regardless of your nationality, everyone is Irish on St. Paddy's Day! These St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids are simple, fun activities that are sure to put a smile on your child's face. Gather the kids and make a few of these creative craft projects to pass out to family and friends on St. Patrick's Day.

Updated: November 19, 2020

Developing Emotional Literacy in Kids and How to Foster It Over Time

mom talking to crying daughter about emotional literacy

What is the biggest challenge your family faces? Financial challenges? Getting time together? The distraction of social media? Quarreling?

However, you answer that question, there is one root and one path to creating something different. Surprisingly, for many people, the root is our lack of emotional learning, our emotional ignorance. And the solution is developing our understanding of emotions or emotional literacy.

More: How to Determine Your Child's Love Language

Updated: May 28, 2021

The Weirdest Baby Names That Have Trended Throughout History

Weird Names for Babies

Baby-names like Peter and Sarah have been around in one form or another for centuries. Some name trends fade in and out of style, but the staples are always there. You'd never bat an eyelash or do a double-take if you met a Joe or an Elizabeth, but what about a Nixie? This adorable moniker is a German-inspired name that means water nymph or mermaid.

More: 50 Rare Baby Names You Probably Haven’t Thought of Yet

Updated: April 23, 2022

Migraines During Pregnancy Could Lead to Serious Complications

woman experiencing migraine during pregnancy

Being pregnant is challenging enough but when you add additional complications on top of that it makes it such a struggle. Nine months can quickly stretch into an eternity. Women are far more likely to suffer migraines and that continues to increase during a woman’s childbearing years. The good news is that for many women pregnancy helps with this issue or at least resolves itself after the first trimester. But for some, migraines can increase. For the women who experience migraines during pregnancy, it can be horrendous. Can you relate? 

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Your Dog's Health Screening Documentation

Your Dog's Health Screening Documentation

Not so long ago, the only way for a breeder to know what genes—good and bad—her dogs carried was to breed the dogs and watch the offspring. Now science has expanded the tools available to the responsible dog breeder. As more knowledge is gained, breeders will have better and better tools at their disposal to eliminate or control many serious inherited disorders from their dogs.

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Finding Our History: African-American Names

Finding Our History: African-American Names

What's in a Name

Boys and girls born in Africa are traditionally given names that reflect the circumstances surrounding their birth, names that describe the state of their home or their parents' relationship at the time of birth, or names that indicate what the parents hope the child will become.

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Numerology and Names

Numerology and Names

Alphabet Soup

An onomonist is someone who believes that names can foretell future events or individual destinies.

What's in a Name

The use of numerological systems to unlock hidden meanings dates back to the beginning of recorded history. The Hebrews, Sumerians, Chaldeans, Greeks, Hindus, and Egyptians all used numerical systems to decipher hidden messages contained in sacred writings.

What Your Divorce Lawyer Should Be Doing and When

What Your Divorce Lawyer Should Be Doing and When

The practice of law is not a science, but it's not exactly an art either. There are certain things your attorney can and should be doing. For some guidelines, refer to the following list:

  1. Your lawyer should have an overall plan for your case. This might simply mean that she plans to meet with your spouse's lawyer within the next month and settle the case, have documents drawn up within two weeks after that meeting, have them signed within two weeks after that, and then submit them to court.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

How to Help Your Teen Choose a College

mom helping teen choose a college

Applying to college is stressful enough—all those essays, SAT and ACT scores, and non-stop chatter in school about who’s going where...it can be overwhelming for teens and parents alike. Thankfully, (and take it from my parents who put four kids through four different colleges and tackled various loans and grant paperwork en route!) you can safely make it through the daunting application and decision process. It just takes organization, patience, and logic.

Updated: September 8, 2020

How to Create a Homeschool Schedule That Works For Your Family

Creating a homeschool schedule for new homeschoolers

Congratulations on your decision to homeschool! We are living through a very unique and challenging time in our lives as we make our way through a global pandemic, and following your gut to make the right decision for your children and your family as a whole is important. Beginning a homeschool journey as a family can feel both exciting and nerve wracking until it starts to feel like part of your routine.

Updated: February 12, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Ask a Woman If She's Pregnant

5 reasons you should never ask a woman if she's pregnant

Somehow, society has made it a norm to comment on, give advice for, and even touch a pregnant person’s body. In 2019, humans are more complex than ever before and that means that our science and reproductive technology has followed suit making no shortage in pregnant humans. Women now have the choice to be a SMC (Single Mother by Choice) and it’s becoming more and more acceptable to form your family in alternative ways. Everywhere you turn, you’re bound to notice an expecting mother. 

Updated: April 20, 2020

Homeschooling Parents: This is What a Teacher Needs You to Know

A teacher's advice for parents about homeschooling

One day you find yourself making breakfast, getting dressed for work, packing lunches, and sending your child off to school. The next moment you find yourself working from home (if at all) and becoming your child’s teacher for an indefinite amount of time. Talk about a shock to the system! As a teacher, please know that you can do this! While this abrupt transition has rocked everyone’s world, here are some things that teachers want parents to know about online learning.

How to Gain (or Lose) 30 IQ Points — Instantly!

How to Gain (or Lose) 30 IQ Points — Instantly!

Hint: Your Pencil Is Smarter Than You Are

Now that you know the tricks your brain can play on you on the SAT, you can better appreciate the importance of being hyper-cautious in every aspect of your work on the test. Remember: any mistake on the SAT costs you valuable points; the computer grading your test does not forgive "just silly" mistakes the way your teachers in school often do.

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Homeschooling Two or More Children

Homeschooling Two or More Children

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If you're new to homeschooling, or if you have a second child on the way, you may find the prospect of teaching more than one child daunting. You may wonder, "How will I keep both kids on task? How will I keep my toddler busy when I'm working with my older child? And how will I stop them from spending every waking moment fighting with each other?"

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