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Stay in school, kids

As my son and I waited way too long to get a prescription filled the other day, an older gentleman started chatting with us. He remarked that my son was being very patient, and he asked my son how old he was. My son replied politely. (Proud Mommy moment.) My son then volunteered the information that he was allowed to talk to strangers but not leave…

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Added by Lauren Markman on December 16, 2014 at 6:23am — No Comments

Happy 5th Birthday Liliana

Happy 5th birthday to my amazing and beautiful daughter, Liliana. The picture above was taken on Easter of 2010. I absolutely adore my daughter. She is the sassiest and most sweetest little girl on the planet.

10 fun facts about…

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Added by Celeste Avina-Wilson on December 9, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Married Young

Married at 18/19 sounds crazy, and trust me, we have been judged, still get judged, but we are surviving and thriving. I met my husband in the 6th grade. He lived 3 blocks away from me and together with our older siblings, we would walk home from school. After I had moved away, 25 minutes away, we lost touch.…

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Added by Celeste Avina-Wilson on December 4, 2014 at 1:18pm — No Comments

No Potty Training?

Potty training is on my top 3 most difficult tasks as a parent right now. My daughter learned to use the potty by 2 years old without any issues. Now my son, he is 2 1/2 years which is 31 months old, he is a totally different experience and situation. We started when he turned 2.

My son also has an OCD…

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Added by Celeste Avina-Wilson on November 30, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Staying in sync with the kids

When I was in junior high school, my Mom worked a varied schedule. Sometimes she was there to pick me up right at 3:30; other days I would go into after school care until 5 pm. Sometimes a friend's parents took me home. (That particular Catholic school didn't have a bus.)…



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Added by Lauren Markman on November 7, 2014 at 6:33am — 2 Comments

Taking care of Mom and Dad

My son likes to remind me that he is my only child. He'll snuggle in my arms and say, "you are just my mommy - no one else has you for a mommy but me." It's possessive and sweet and it comes with a lot of responsibility that he doesn't understand yet.



Being a single child, he will fee lots of pressures in…

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Added by Lauren Markman on August 26, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

"Kids—You Can't Beat 'em."

“Kids-You can’t beat ‘em”, was one of the first logos in 1983, when President Reagan proclaimed April to be the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I love the dual meaning of this statement. We can’t be physically aggressive with kids. But equally as important, is the message that there is special value in children. Thirty years later, we continue to promote the value of our children and their families, as well as the fact that every member of the community has a responsibility to…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 24, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

"Kids—You Can't Beat 'em."

“Kids-You can’t beat ‘em”, was one of the first logos in 1983, when President Reagan proclaimed April to be the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I love the dual meaning of this statement. We can’t be physically aggressive with kids. But equally as important, is the message that there is special value in children. Thirty years later, we continue to promote the value of our children and their families, as well as the fact that every member of the community has a responsibility to…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 24, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

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Added by Lisa Cash Hanson on March 11, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Three Things to Consider Before Buying Your Kid a Smartphone

Do you think your kid is ready to own a smartphone? With technology playing a more important role in our lives, the issue is likely to come up at some point. This…

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Added by Violette Monahan on March 3, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Don’t look Away! Movie Star Morris Chestnut, Olympic Gold Medalist Jordyn Wieber DON’T WALK AWAY! They HELP! - See more at: http://www.cheriecorso.com/?p=1045#sthash.i4t1vxuv.dpuf

Don’t look Away! Movie Star Morris Chestnut, Olympic Gold Medalist Jordyn Wieber DON’T WALK AWAY! They HELP!

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Added by Cherie Corso on February 17, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments

Appreciating the Aha

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I've always believed that everything happens for a reason.  And though we often don't ever know the reason, sometimes, we get lucky enough to find out just why things happen the way that they do.  I LOVE those little "aha" moments.  They help to restore my faith and to reassure me that something greater IS actually in…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 15, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

A Bad Case of WTD

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Added by Cindi Walton on December 12, 2013 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Let's learn something: How to talk to our parents about their future

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Added by Lauren Markman on December 6, 2013 at 11:47am — No Comments

Five Words: I am proud of you

Dear Mom,

Thank you for telling me that you are proud of me. Those five little words - said only because I earned them - make all the difference. And those are the words we need to use more often. What happens when Mom says she is proud of you? Read more.

Added by Lauren Markman on October 14, 2013 at 8:23am — No Comments

A Conversation with Suzanne Collins and James Proimos

SEPTEMBER 10th: YEAR OF THE JUNGLE, a new picture book for young readers from the Hunger Games bestselling author Suzanne Collins, illustrated by James Proimos. Learn more about this book and author http://bit.ly/YearoftheJungle Children’s

Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Being a Mean Mom isn’t Easy

 

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If any of you happened to see my Facebook status on Monday you know that I faced a motherhood dilemma.

Scenario; I had asked our kindergartener ½ a dozen times if he placed his lunch in his backpack and to which he replied, yes, each time. So, I drop the kiddos off at school. I get home and go to the fridge to get our 3-year-old a snack and guess what I see in the fridge? His lunch!! Mind you, I asked him like ½…

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Added by Kat Tom on September 19, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments

GEMS for Working Moms

 

Is your life an endless cycle, revolving around work and taking care of the kids? If so, you’re not alone. In a recent study by the Families and Work Institute, ½ of American women say they don’t have enough time to spend on themselves and to choose the activities they enjoy. We all know that saying ‘yes’ to more responsibility can make us feel safer with the boss and help us avoid conflict in the family. But too often ‘yes’ is our default mode with just about…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on August 29, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Should Parents Consume Alcohol Around Children?

Many parents often wonder if they should drink alcohol in front of their children.  If you do drink alcohol in your home, do you wait until your children are in bed or do you consume it in front of them?  I personally feel that if you are going to drink in front of your children that you should consume it…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 22, 2013 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Finding a Compromise

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Starting when Hana was a toddler, I’ve raised her to be very polite and respectful. Hana always uses please and thank you, excuses herself from the table, and asks before taking. Her teachers constantly rave about how obedient and helpful she is in school. I beam when people tell me how well behaved she is and how amazing her manners are. There had been no…

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Added by Eva Cornejo on June 5, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments

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