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Updated: May 15, 2019

Talking About Homesickness

Talking About Homesickness

FOR AGES: Six and up


THE SCENE

Ten-year-old Emma has something on her mind. Instead of eating, she pushes her food around listlessly. Finally it comes out. "Do I have to go to camp?" she says. "What if I get homesick?"

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Childsick Parents

Childsick Parents

The Quiet-House Blues

You've packed your children off to camp for a couple of weeks, maybe the entire summer. Now you can enjoy a lifestyle that doesn't revolve solely around your kids. No more carpooling. No fighting commuter traffic to get to her afterschool program before it closes. No checking to see if homework's been done. It's time to make leisurely lunch and dinner dates with friends. Get reacquainted with your spouse. Catch up on your pleasure reading.

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by: Katy Abel

The End-of-Summer Childcare Gap

The End-of-Summer Childcare Gap

Home AloneA Working Parent's Nightmare
In the last few weeks of summer, the phone rings off the hook at Parents in a Pinch, a Massachusetts-based childcare agency that specializes in helping parents in Boston and Baltimore find back up childcare. The agency's busiest time of year is between the end of summer camp and the beginning of the next school year.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Ultimate List of Gifts for 10 Year Old Girls

Two girls blowing with bubbles gifts

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The 10 Best Kwanzaa Books for Kids

Mom reading kwanzaa book to her daughter

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Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Self-Care Gift Ideas for Busy Moms

Busy mom enjoying self-care gifts

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Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Magical Harry Potter Gifts Perfect For Any True Potterhead

10 best harry potter gifts for true fans

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Tips for the End of School

Tips for the End of School

Make a strong finish!

Here are the tips and resources you need to help you and your kids survive the end of school and enjoy summer.

1. How to decide which classes your child will take next year.

Gifted programs
Do you think your child has special talents? Don't miss out! Now's the time to submit parent and teacher referrals for gifted and talented programs. An evaluation period may be underway in your school to determine eligibility for programs in the fall.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Best Gifts for Mother-in-Laws

15 great gifts for mother in law

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Parenting as Partners: Family Vacations

Parenting as Partners: Family Vacations

Think Twice

Don't assume that what is fun for the two of you will be fun for your children. If you consider your children's needs when you make your vacation plans, then the whole family will have a good time.

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by: Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D.

Q&A: ADHD and Assessment, Placement, Services, and Programs

Q&A: ADHD and Assessment, Placement, Services, and Programs

Read other parents' questions about assessments, services, placements, and programs for kids with ADHD.

1. How do we figure out if my eight-year-old has ADD, ADHD, or OCD? How do we get her help with math that she will understand?
Read the answer...

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by: Rebecca Desfosse

7 Best Children's Books About Food

7 Best Children's Books About Food

Do you have a picky eater on your hands? Reading books about food together can help inspire a love of foods and eating in your child, and even get them on the right track of healthy eating. Luckily, you can find dozens of amazing books from some of your favorite authors (and new ones, too!) to share your love of healthy eating with your child. Here are seven of the best children's books about food (especially for picky eaters, ages two through eight):

More:8 Fun Food Activities for Kids

Updated: March 2, 2021

The Best Baby Shower Gifts for Moms-to-Be

15 of the best baby shower gifts for moms-to-be

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Updated: April 9, 2022

25+ Babysitter and Nanny Gift Ideas

Baby girl holding babysitter's face in her hands

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Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Millennial Moms

millennial mom on mother's day

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Mother’s Day is around the corner, and your favorite millennial mom deserves the best! She is always on the go and wearing many hats with little ones in tow. Make her day special with these Mother’s Day gift ideas for millennial moms.

Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Working Moms

working moms in cafe with baby

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Updated: March 2, 2021

10 of the Best Presidents' Day Books for Kids

10 best presidents' day books for kids

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Presidents’ Day is a day off from school, but do your kids know what this holiday is about? Reading a few books to your children is a fun and easy way to teach them a little bit about Presidents’ Day.