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100 Questions to get to know your teenager

One thing that my wife and I discussed recently, was that we don't talk to our child enough about some of the bigger issues, that we need to while we still can learn more about our teen. So, we decided to brainstorm a list of questions to ask our... more

Care.com Stands with Dreamers

Like so many of you, I am deeply concerned with the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As the daughter of immigrants and the first generation in my family to settle permanently here in the United States, this is personal for me. My family first... more

101 Cheap Date Night Ideas

Here are 101 inexpensive date night ideas that you can do whether you want to go on the town or stay at home. Remember when you and your partner used to go on date nights? It used to be so easy -- and now it all seems like a distant memory... more


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My daughter is a freshman and has started dating a senior. What should I do?

I'm not so comfortable with the age difference between the two of them. I want to be able to chat about this with her, without her totally dismissing what I have to say. Does anyone have any tips on what to say?


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Should I tell my 7-year-old child that Santa isn't real?

My 7 year old was talking about something see saw on TV and how she'd ask Santa for that this year. Her older sister whispered something to me about how she was surprised she still believes in Santa, which I didn't think was that odd, she's 7... more

Treat Yourself: 11 Ways Moms Can Pamper Themselves on a Budget

Whether it’s Mother’s Day or just another Wednesday, here are 11 ways to pamper yourself for $20 or less. As moms, we tend to run ourselves ragged trying to be everything to everyone – so much so that we often forget about ourselves in the process. And not only do... more

Fighting in Front of Your Kids and Why You Need to Stop

5 tips for ending arguments.As I've gotten older the finely etched memories of my childhood have become like frayed pieces of paper -- I  can still recall them -- but they're no longer as crisp and coherent as they once were. And yet the memories I have of my... more


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Do locals choose live-in positions here in Westchester?

We are an Australian family with twin 9 y.o. boys looking for a local live-in sitter who can look after our boys for a few hours a day, with the rest of the time to do as they please. Does anyone have a similar situation and they know there... more