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5 Mom Hacks that Will Change Your Life

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You’ve heard the saying “Moms know everything.” And the truth is, you probably do know a lot. Between cooking, cleaning, working, and taking care of the kids, you’ve picked up a trick or two that makes getting the job done easier and faster. Learning something new never hurt anyone though, and you probably haven’t heard about these under-the-radar life hacks. From beauty tips to health tricks, these five pieces of advice are ones you’re going to want to write down, save on your computer, and share with your fellow moms. Read More »

Top 5 Brain Booster and Brain Buster Apps

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It’s no secret that today’s generation of students are more familiar with touchscreens and social media than they are with spiral notebooks and the #2 pencil. Districts across the country are investing heavily in technology for their students to make learning, and teaching, easier. Read More »

What You Need to Know About STEM Education

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By Greer Barnes If you have a child between the ages of five and eighteen, then you’ve probably heard the acronym STEM tossed around at parent-teacher conferences or PTA meetings. You probably don’t know, however, just how important STEM education is and will be for years to come. For years the U.S. government has funded various programs in the hope ... Read More »

A Family Who Plays Together, Stays Together

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By Lauren Putnam of McCarthy Music (www.mccarthypiano.com) It’s no secret that music enriches lives. In fact, according to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), 85% of people who do not play a musical instrument say they wish they had learned to play one. And, when it comes to kids, learning a musical instrument has numerous benefits. Music not only ... Read More »

Back-to-School Essentials You Didn’t Know Your Kids Needed

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Whether the kids just started school or are anxiously (or not so anxiously) awaiting the first day back, you’ve probably made a list of back-to-school necessities. What that list probably doesn’t include is a way for your kids to update their schedules on their own, the perfect storage container to carry pencils and lipgloss, and a few ways to help the environment and give to those less fortunate. Our back-to-school essentials will not only give you a little more peace of mind as a parent but also encourage the kids to make their community and the world a little bit better. Read More »

Crazy Risks with Car Seats

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We’re never so reckless at home: never allowing more people than seatbelts, always fastened, luggage stored correctly, respecting the laws of the road. Why do humans so easily excuse ourselves, ignore common sense, justify our actions and take ridiculous risks? Read More »

Helpful Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

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Cavities are the most common chronic childhood illness in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While tooth decay is largely preventable, many parents agree that getting a young child to practice good oral hygiene can be a big chore. The good news is that establishing healthy dental habits early is possible — and even fun — with a little extra time and effort. Read More »