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Top 3 “Big Kid Skills” to learn before Kindergarten

Pumpkin starts Kindergarten in September. <gulp> The hardest part about the kindergarten experience might not be what you would expect. For many children, it is the independence. Learning how to do all those little things moms, dads, grandmas and child … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders: It starts earlier than you think. Learn 10 simple tips to promote a healthy body image.

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. To help raise awareness I want to start talking about eating disorders. Did you know that most kids who develop an eating disorder do so between the ages of 11-14? Although it can … Continue reading

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Sleep away camp – Are you and your kids ready?

An image of summer camp like this one  gets me all the time. The kids are smiling and hugging, and you just sense they are loving every second of their time away from home. Perhaps these types of images and memories are … Continue reading

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Sibling rivalry! Oh what to do?

Anyone that has more than one child knows there is always some level of fighting that goes on between siblings. Is it too much to ask for no fighting? Ever? In my rose-coloured world it’s not… but then reality sets … Continue reading

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