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Report Cards Stressful Time for Families

02/15/2012

Categories Parenting

The first report card of the school year is almost here. It's an important milestone in the school year, but the waiting and the wondering can be very stressful for families. After all, the report...

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Is It Safe to Train Your Abdominals During Pregnancy

02/01/2012

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Yes! Yes! Yes! Surprised? Read on! Pregnancy is definitely not the time to stop being active. Nor should you ignore the most important muscle group in your body.

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How to Dress Your Child for Winter & a Car Seat

01/30/2012

Categories Parenting

Experts often warn that parents/caregivers use car seats incorrectly, making common car seat mistakes, such as the wrong seat, putting it in the wrong position in the car, using the wrong harness...

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Twits The Season by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

01/02/2012

Categories Parenting

Let's face it, if you're a Mom with a newborn you may as well give in and embrace the world of Twitter, and chat online at 2am instead of watching those info-mercials. If you haven't entered the...

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Teaching Children How to Budget Monetary Gifts at Christmas

12/26/2011

Categories Parenting Family Guides

When relatives want to know what they can get for kids this Christmas, it can be a difficult question for parents to answer.

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Avoiding Unwanted Holiday Visitors

11/29/2011

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Head lice have three peak seasons, the holiday season being one of them. With many people traveling, children going into other care settings or just enjoying time with family and friends, head...

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Parenting: The Ultimate Work Out by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

11/09/2011

Categories Parenting

The holiday season is mere weeks away and our ambitions to fit into that cute sleeveless Little Black Dress gain strength. But who has time or energy to work out? Good news Moms: Turns out you...

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Talking Turkey by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

09/29/2011

Categories Parenting

Thanksgiving in Canada comes a whole month earlier than it does south of the border, and for that I am especially thankful. Mostly because it lands before Halloween, and then allows me to have a...

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Brain Boosting Action Plan for Back to School

09/12/2011

Categories Parenting

If you have a child who has just headed back to school, here are some tips to ensure their brains are ready for action.

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Team Up Against Clutter with Your Kids

09/12/2011

Categories Parenting Organizing

Maintaining a clutter-free home works best if you involve your entire family. But how do you stay motivated to keep your family involved when it can be such a struggle to get others to change their...

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The Real Babysitting 101 Course by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

08/31/2011

Categories Parenting

Like many 12 year olds, my daughter recently completed her 'Babysitting Course', which in theory will enable her to venture forth into the world of watching other people's children with insight,...

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Don't Leave This School Year to Chance!

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

A new school year is almost here--how will your child prepare?

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10 Great Eco-Friendly Back to School Tips by EnviroDad Eric Novak

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

I can remember back when I was a kid at how the entire 'back to school' process involved both dread and anticipation. The dread obviously had to do with the fact that my summer vacation was coming...

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Organizing Financial Records

08/02/2011

Categories Parenting

Most of us save more paperwork than necessary, and we do it because we think we have to or because 'we've always saved everything'. The following guide can be used to help you determine what...

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Yippee! School's Out!

06/27/2011

Categories Parenting

The kids are beyond happy; summer is almost here! As you look around you see backpacks on the floor with the contents of their locker or desk strewn everywhere. Your office/desk/refrigerator is...

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The Meaning of Being a Dad by Enviro Dad, Eric Novak

06/15/2011

Categories Parenting

With Father's Day just around the corner, I wanted to share with you a few thoughts on what I believe to be the true meaning of being a Dad.

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Start Getting Ready For Kindergarten Now

06/02/2011

Categories Parenting

If you are a parent in the same situation as me, you too are in complete disbelief that your little, drooling, helpless burping baby is all grown up and will be attending "Big Kids" school this...

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I Have My Eye On You by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The Japanese have introduced a technological "advance" with the invention of the Lunchbox Communicator, a modified "Bento Box" which includes a video camera and screen, embedded in the box's lid.

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The Facts About Summer Learning

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The brain doesn't have an off switch. Kids are always learning--even while sleeping, which is when the brain processes and stores the information that was learned throughout the day. That's why,...

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Budgeting for Baby

05/19/2011

Categories Parenting

Having a baby doesn't have to be expensive -- but it can be, depending on the choices you make and how closely you listen to baby product marketers.

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