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19 Things You Should Never Say to Kids

Get parenting tips on how to talk to kids -- and learn what NOT to say.     Unfortunately, kids don't come with a manual -- imagine how great that would be! Parents make mistakes all the time, and that's OK. One of the hardest things to learn as a... 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


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


51 Mexican Baby Names for Boys and Girls -- and What They Mean

Here's a list of 51 popular Mexican baby names and their meanings to help you with this important decision! It seems like everyone has a pretty strong opinion about what you should and shouldn't name your child. In addition, tradition and family connections play a big part in... more


60 Babysitter Interview Questions Every Family Should Ask

Finding the right sitter takes research, preparation, and a dash of intuition. Here’s a list of questions you should consider asking before you decide on “the one.” Turns out your kids aren’t the only ones with homework. When it comes to finding the right babysitter for your family, you’ve got... more


What Are Realistic Babysitter Responsibilities?

Know what's fair to expect from a babysitter -- and what's not. From Mary Poppins to Supernanny, parents have seen a few too many miracle-working child caregivers to be 100 percent sure what to expect from an everyday babysitter. And sitters want to do a great job caring for... more


The 10 Best Date Night Ideas for Couples in the Twin Cities

Check out these date night hot spots! Everyone needs a little time with their significant other, especially if you have kids. Date nights are good for the soul and give you a chance to reconnect with the one you love without everyday distractions. It can be easy to fall into... 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