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Need Help? Hire A Family Assistant!

Sometimes you just need an extra pair of hands, or half a dozen at a time and that is why a family assistant is gaining popularity. Unlike a baby sitter or housekeeper which generally have one task, a family assistant is someone who has experience with child care as well as an administrative...
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When It Comes To Kids, Cash IS Still King

One of the best lessons you can teach your children is the value of money and many offer advice of giving your child a credit card to learn that responsibility. However the best route is to use cash. In an ever increasing cashless society, paper and coin money finite, unlike plastic. But paying...
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Advocates Say To Stop Hashtagging Your Kid's Photos For Their Safety

Pictures social media to bring us all closer and while we love to post pictures of our friends and family, we need to remember that those photos can be seen by the world. While it may be sweet to share photos of your children, there are bad elements that are searching for those pictures. And with...
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Kids Bath Tub Toys Are Filthier Than A Toilet

Get ready to be grossed out! It turns out the cute, harmless-looking rubber ducky floating around in your bathtub may actually be a Trojan horse for ravenous legions of “potentially pathogenic bacteria,” say scientists in a new report. In the study, scientist took a look at bath toys and found...
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Kids Eat Dinner at 3pm

It's a parental dilemma that spans generations. After a day of learning at school, your kid’s stomachs are empty and they're begging for food in mid-afternoon. So they have a snack to hold them over until dinner but now they don't want to eat when it's time to sit down for the main meal! One mother...
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Should Valentine's Day Be Celebrated In Elementary Schools?

It's Valentine's Day and throughout many elementary school classmates are exchanging Valentine's greetings. But some schools have decided to eliminate Valentine’s Day celebrations. The reasons vary, but many schools cite self-esteem issues of receiving less Valentine's than others to limited class...
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Breakfast Personalities & How To Work With Them

Do you know your breakfast personality? We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day but not everyone eats breakfast the same way. And for families with kids in particular, there are often distinct "breakfast personalities" to work around. Like Miss "I'm Just Not Hungry," you want to...
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The Simple Act Of Volunteering Could Be A Financial Win For Your Kids

As parents we always look to ways that give our children the best tools for success in life, including a much larger paycheck then even ours! So if you want your children to earn more money than you in their lifetime, get them to volunteer. A new study of nearly 9,500 teens found that those who...
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Teach Your Child To Ride A Bicycle Without Training Wheels

We all have memories of learning to ride a bicycle. We couldn't wait to get those training wheels off and although it took some skinned knees and hands, we were off and riding down the street on two wheels! As many parents re-teach this art form to their kids, a suggestion that you're better to...
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Readers Of Harry Potter Appear To Be More Tolerant

J.K. Rowling never could've imagined how her stories of Harry Potter would change the world. According to a study conducted by researchers kids who read Harry Potter hold more accepting views toward marginalized groups. The team looked at three groups of kids, the first were 5th graders, the second...
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