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Nov07

I wonder if Santa uses emoticons. (Dear Santa Letter Week: children’s stationery & resources)

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This week is Dear Santa Letter Week, which means you should…you know, write a letter to Santa. We have to write letters to Santa because the prospect of seeing Santa at the mall gives my children hives. The last time my daughter saw Santa was six years ago when she was two years old. She […]

Oct26

I always wanted to be in the top reading group. (National Book Month: Best Online Resources for Finding Children’s Books)

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I mentioned before this is National Book Month and I wondered to myself, ‘Are there blogs about children’s books? A place parents can go to weed through all the choices in children’s literature narrowing down the field to a more reasonable and less overwhelming number of books?’ I have very long conversations with myself you […]

Oct17
Brusha-Brusha (Best Children’s Toothbrushes)

Brusha-Brusha (Best Children’s Toothbrushes)

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We have a very ‘forgetful’ tooth fairy who has been known to leave lost teeth under pillows for a couple of days before she finally staples a reminder to her forehead and picks up the teeth. Sometimes it seems like maybe the kids should leave their teeth on my pillow so the ‘Tooth Fairy’ has […]

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Sep29

“Come on everyone and Mousercise!” (Family Health & Fitness Day: Best tips for getting family active)

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Tomorrow, September 30th, is Family Health & Fitness Day. Let’s start out with this plain fact: I hate exercise. This is the part where you tell me how I just haven’t found the thing I like to do yet. And I’ll nod and stare blankly at you as you run through a long list of […]

Sep25
Family Day: Share a Meal. (Best Ideas for Mealtime with Kids)

Family Day: Share a Meal. (Best Ideas for Mealtime with Kids)

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Today is Family Day which means it’s a day to eat dinner with your family. This ‘holiday’ was started in 2001 by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. Researchers at the center have “consistently found that the more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are […]

Sep20
I’ll disown the children if they bring home more germs. (National Clean Hands Week: Best Soaps)

I’ll disown the children if they bring home more germs. (National Clean Hands Week: Best Soaps)

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I admit I’m not much of a germ phobe in general. I think kids get sick and when my kids were little and getting cold after cold I comforted myself with the knowledge that I was exercising their immune systems and one day they wouldn’t catch every single virus they came in contact with. For […]

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