How to Stop a Temper Tantrum

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When you have toddlers and preschoolers, people everywhere look longingly at your kids and beg you to enjoy every single second of it.  It goes so … [Continue reading...]

Can’t Science Have a Little Sparkle?

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I took a new writing gig over at mom.me, which makes my heart happy.  I've been a fan of the site since it launched, but I can't say enough about the … [Continue reading...]

On Empowering Our Girls…

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Friendships can be hard...even when you're an adult.  When you think about the things kids go through - shifting alliances, balancing acts, secrets … [Continue reading...]

On Mean Girls and Raising Kindness

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  By now you know that I'm big on things like happiness, kindness, and empathy.  You know that I believe in following your dreams and raising … [Continue reading...]

When Introverts Go To School

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  School is a busy place.  From morning meeting until dismissal, kids learn, interact, work hard, and move from task to task.  They have a few … [Continue reading...]

On the Importance of Recess

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At the beginning of every school year, I hear the same complaint from frustrated parents. Forget about the fact that a brand new school year can be … [Continue reading...]

How to Help a Suicide Survivor

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In case you missed it, please stop by the Huffington Post and read "There's Nothing Selfish About Suicide" It didn't take long for the negative … [Continue reading...]

Get Your Style On with Back-to-School Clothes at Target! ($300 Giveaway)

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  My daughter loves clothes.  LOVES clothes.  She changes her outfits several times a day and she spends time creating each look.  There are … [Continue reading...]

Shop at Target for Back to School and Help Students in Need

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Like many of you, I'm feeling sad because my baby is heading off to school this year.  It's kindergarten, and it's a short day, but still...my baby is … [Continue reading...]

Don’t Leave Your Kids in the Car…No Matter the Weather

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  Another child died yesterday after being left unattended in a parked car on a sweltering summer day.  This time in an affluent town in … [Continue reading...]