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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

BFF: 5 Ways to Help Your Preschooler Make Friends at School

Even if you’re not there with her, your interactions with your child could encourage her to form new friendships   By Shiffy Friedman, MSW At my daughter’s kindergarten orientation this year, she was surprised to discover that,...

How to Be a Good Carpooler

Some people dread carpools. And with good reason. It’s not just the traffic.   It’s a blessing to be in a group with mature, responsible moms with whom you get along. But just in case,...
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Searching for New Reads For Your Children and Teens? We’ve Got a Few.

Nothing keeps kids busy during downtime like a good book. We’ve got book reviews for kids and teens (and little ones too)!   Reviews by Y. Berman The summer may be over, but kids always need a...

 It’s the Million Dollar Question: How Do We Get our Children to Listen to...

Look inside your “mom’s toolbox” and discover the secrets of cooperation. By Sarah Massry, M.S. ED   Unfortunately there is no magic answer to getting kids to listen to us. But take a peek in the toolbox....

The Ultimate Backpack Roundup (for Every Budget!)

From the steals to the latest trends...from “super cute” to “last forever”...we’ve got the backpack for every kid.   If there’s one thing that’s worth a little more investment for quality, it’s a backpack (nothing...

10 Things Organized Moms Do to Get Ready for the School Year

Everyone likes to start off the year on the right foot...but it’s harder to stay on that foot. Here’s how you can.   By Deena Segal Create a Homework Station This space should include a quiet space...
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 Do Your Kids Get Bored at Family Simchas?

 It seemed obvious...so why hadn’t I ever had this idea?   At a recent family simcha, while waiting for the meal to start, my sister-in-law pulled out a huge bag with toys. Here I was, a...

A Great Family Day Doesn’t Have to Cost a Thing. Here’s How to Pull...

When family is together, the simplest outing can be the best. Here’s how we planned the best family picnic with no effort at all.   It’s funny how the same activity can be totally boring...

The Top 4 Baby Sleep Myths…and the Real Truth About Getting Your Baby to...

Learn what’s really going on behind your baby’s sleep cycles...so you both can sleep better   By Shifra Sadoff   I remember when my twins were 2 months old and waking up at random intervals in the middle...

Do You Have a Bored Tween? A 12-year-old Shares 5 Things To Do

Who knows what tweens like to do better than another tween?   By Faigy Spero   Every time I ask my mother “What should I do, I’m bored,’’ she tells me to clean my room or organize...
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