Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2′s (and 3′s)

Even if someone warned you about the "terrible two's" or "terrible three's", nothing can prepare you for the non-stop battle of wills quite like spending… [more]

Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2′s (and 3′s) Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2's (and 3's)

Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About?

So it’s bedtime and your 3rd grader starts complaining of leg pain. She’d been happily running, playing, dancing in ballet class and all around the… [more]

Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About? Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About?

Feeling Disconnected? 5 Simple Ways to Connect with Your Spouse Every Day

January 12, 2013
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Now that the New Year celebrations are behind us, we’re all settling back into the day-to-day routines that keep a family functioning. Winter vacations, holiday parties, seasonal feasts and family traditions have once again given way to the normalcy of homework, after-school activities, play dates and household chores. So what does that mean for your [...]

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Snow Sports: Staying Safe on the Slopes

December 20, 2012
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Every year, my family and I head out to enjoy the crisp, refreshing mountain air. Keeping active in the mountains is a great way to bond as a family, and while skiing and snowboarding are popular recreational activities for children and adults, the activities are not without risks. According to a report from the US [...]

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7 Healthy Holiday Snacks for Your Family

December 8, 2012
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Amidst all the fun and festivities of the holiday season, we are all too aware of how easy it is to get off track when it comes to eating. We’re all still recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, and whether your halls are decked out in the red and green of Christmas, or shimmering in the [...]

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Traditions: Our Values in Action

December 4, 2012
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This is the time of year when family traditions really start to kick in. The freedom and flexibility of summer is long gone, and as we settle back into a routine wrapped around school days, our traditions—the rituals of food, frolicking and formality that define our family—become little seasonal milestones. The word “tradition”, from the [...]

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