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Don’t Be So Quick to Hand Over that Phone, Momma!

children and screen time

By Dr. Amanda Magrini Let me put it out there that my oldest has most definitely spent more than an hour on my phone, tablet, or cartoons in a day on some occasions — so this is by no means a parent-shaming article. I’m just setting general ground rules and …

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Why Water Wings Are The Devil

child swimming

It’s that time of year again, when we all start hitting the pools, and the lifeguard in me starts fuming when I see kids bobbing around in the pool in water wings, life vests and suits with flotation inserts. Why? As a former swim coach, instructor, pool manager, and lifeguard, …

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Keeping Older Kids Busy During The Summer

This is my daughter on stage at a Kidscape camp

Summer is fast approaching. As a mom who works from home full time, I’m a bit nervous about the kids being home while I’m trying to work a full-time job. OK, a lot nervous. Up until now, every summer I had the kids booked in camps for most of the summer, …

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Money Lessons from Mom

saving money

Guest Post by Dr. Kimberly Greenman Growing up, I remember eating on a picnic bench inside our home for several years. Why did we have a rough pine outdoor picnic table (splinters and all) in our dining room? We had a picnic table because we were a family of eight …

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