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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Positive Thinking: The Art of (Always) Keeping Your Glass Half Full

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Are you a master at positive thinking? Or are you like Debbie Downer, that cranky character on SNL who has a negative spin on everything?  Sure, work is ultra-stressful, the economy is terrible and your family is causing you premature…
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Olfaction Action: 10 Fascinating Things About Your Sense of Smell

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Our sense of smell is one of the most mysterious of the five senses. For instance, if you’ve ever walked into a room and experienced a pang of emotion as you thought you smelled your deceased mother in the room, because someone else was wearing…
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REM in ZEN: How to Sleep Better with 5 Easy Tips

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It seems like we're always on a quest for that magic formula that will tell us how to sleep better. In this increasingly non-stop world, everyone — children and adults — is having a harder and harder time getting a good night's sleep on…
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8 Reasons to Teach Your Kids About the Power of Eye Contact

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Eye contact is one of the most powerful forms of nonverbal communication we humans have but sometimes it doesn't come as naturally to our children as we'd like. Beyond the expected amount of eye contact between you and your infant or toddler,…
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Goal Setting and How to Figure Out What You Want Out of Life

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In a perfect world you would wake up one day during your early years and know exactly what you want to do with your life. But it never really works out that way. It can be hard to know what you really want from your life, and even if you think…
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The New Rules: 10 Ways to be Politically Correct

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UPDATED: August 1st, 2016  Merriam Webster defines political correctness as “agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” Though times change,…
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The Nap Rap: How to Get a Toddler to Nap Properly

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Figuring out how to get a toddler to nap may be one of the greatest challenges parents face. There's a reason Go the F**k to Sleep became an overnight sensation. If they only knew how they will treasure the luxury of a daily afternoon nap…
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Friend or Foe: 8 Ways to Know if Your Kids' Peer Influence is Good or Bad

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Peer influence is a concern for moms as soon as kids are participating in social activities on their own. Sorry moms, that starts well before adolescence. Of course, when your kids are very young, you are there for most social events like…
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Set it Straight: 10 Ways to View the Importance of Goal Setting

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In the game of life, success comes from a combination of skill and motivation, the latter of which starts with goal setting. You can't have one without the other, meaning that even if you are incredibly gifted, without proper direction and drive…