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Should Kids Be Allowed In Nice Restaurants?

Did you hear about the chef who suggested some restaurants not allow kids? Leslie is one of our VPs and had a quick, personal reaction to this controversial topic. Whose side are you on? When my son, Casey, was two weeks old, my husband and I started taking him to... more


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How can I get parents to take the final step and accept my tutoring Services?

How can I get parents to take the final step and accept my tutoring companies services?   We have 100% State Certified teachers and come to the parents...plus we run offer for the first lesson free and the second one half off... they still don't seem to want... more


5 ways breastfeeding moms and their caregivers can work together for baby

If you’re a breastfeeding mom heading back to work or on an extended trip, you likely have one big concern: How will my baby transition from breast to bottle? It’s totally natural for nursing moms and their infant’s caregivers to have jitters going into a caregiving situation where the caregiver... more


Sorry, Grandma, we're not coming home for the holidays

We’ve all heard the old adage: There’s no place like home for the holidays. But let’s face it, it’s not always true. Whether it’s avoiding family drama or simply saving funds, I’ve learned that taking care of myself sometimes means staying put and skipping the yuletide cheer. Sure, mom missed... more


On the Park Bench: Mom of 7-turned child care provider shares her secrets for juggling multiple children

When Julie L. embarked on a job search five years ago, she says she began by asking herself, “What am I good at?” Turns out, she had seven answers staring her in the face: her four sons and three daughters. “I guess I have marketable skills in child care... more


50 of the funniest jokes for kids

Most kids are little clowns by nature, but learning how to tell a good joke is a skill that they will need help mastering. Laughing together is a wholesome way to connect with your kids and cultivating their own sense of humor can help your children in many ways —... more


Permissive Parenting: 7 Signs Your Kid Is a Brat

Excuse me, ma'am, but is that your kid throwing all of the condoms off the shelves in the drugstore, ignoring you when you ask him to stop, kicking and screaming that he must have the blue and the red boxes, and telling you that he hates you when you calmly... more


How to Explain Veterans Day to Your Kids

The day honors America’s veterans and active-duty service members each year on November 11. In between the hubbub of Halloween trick-or-treating and Thanksgiving stomach-stuffing falls Veterans Day. To kids, especially the young ones, Veterans Day might not seem like much more than a day off from school. And, if your... more