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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…

Walking the Line Between Cool Mom & Dad and Good Parents

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  From the very moment you find out you are pregnant, you and your partner swear that you’ll be cool parents. You’ll listen to your kids; you’ll laugh and you won’t yell. You’ll let them stay up late and eat…

On the Road Again: Best Car Games for Kids on Road Trips

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UPDATED June 1st, 2018 Heading out on a family road trip is what summer's all about. Without some good car games for kids though, it can be a VERY long ride. Yes, if your car isn't tricked out with a video system, you can hand out tablets…

How to Educate Your Kids About Gay Pride & LGBT Sex Education

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UPDATED May 30th, 2018  It's hard enough educating your kids about the "traditional" birds and bees so LGBT sex education can be pretty daunting for many parents. One thing to keep in mind is that your kids probably much more likely to accept…

Taken: 10 Kidnapping Stories We Always Need to Remember

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UPDATED May 3rd, 2018 Stranger than fiction, real life has brought some particularly twisted kidnapping tales to prominence. It seems unfathomable, for example, that more than 300 school girls were kidnapped in Nigeria; or that a man as sick…
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Business as Usual: 10 Summer Jobs for Your Kid

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Updated April 30, 2018 As we approach the end of another school year, it's time to start thinking about summer jobs for the kids. They're an awesome way for teens to contribute to bigger expenses like college or a car and young children can…

Summer’s-a-Comin’! Tips on Finding the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Kid

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Updated April 28, 2018 In a perfect world there would be a guidebook telling you exactly how to raise a happy and healthy kid. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world, and if you find such a guidebook, please send it our way. In the real…

12 Reasons Why Your Middle Child is a Total Badass

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UPDATED April 26, 2018 From Jan Brady to Malcolm in the Middle, the peanut butter of the child sandwich has always been portrayed as having unique crises and special problems. Middle children get a bad rap—they’re often stereotyped as…
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Family Flora: Tips on Teaching Kids Gardening

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UPDATED March 26th, 2018 Kids' gardening can open up a whole new world for you and the little ones. While you might look at your garden and think about whether everything looks healthy and when flowers and veggies will be at their peak, it's…

Paws to Think: 14 Reasons Why It’s Time for Your Family to Get a Dog

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UPDATED February 27th, 2018 Say your little Jimmy has been begging for a dog for months. Maybe Sally gets all worked up every time she passes that pet store in town. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and if you’re toying with the idea…