• A Mindful Start to the School Year

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    Many thanks to A.S. Braverman, an Academic Liaison at Thinking Caps Group, for this mindful article.  She shares some great tips about kicking off the school year with some perspective and planning. Fall brings lots of things we love—pumpkin pie,
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  • In Memory of My Mom, Marlene Kossoff

              It’s been a while since I’ve posted…the longest break since I started this venture…three months.  I lost my mom at the end of April, and it has made me reflect so much on the magnitude
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  • Five Things I Learned About Spending Money to Raise Great Kids

    Five Things I Learned About Spending Money to Raise Great Kids

                  There’s only one thing I love more than reading books by parents, about parenting, and that’s MEETING the parent behind the venture.  Thanks to my dear friend, Lorraine A., I recently attended a
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  • When Mom Travels for Work

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    Amy Kossoff Smith, the founder of a parenting Web site, has a ritual when she travels. She leaves a printed itinerary of all the carpools, sports practices and games, baby-sitter hours and anything else her husband might need. Read more
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A Mindful Start to the School Year

Many thanks to A.S. Braverman, an Academic Liaison at Thinking Caps Group, for this mindful article.  She shares some great tips about kicking off the school year with some perspective and planning. Fall brings lots of things we love—pumpkin pie,
read more…

Tips for Avoiding the Summer Slump

          Thanks to Rose Howell, Academic Director from Thinking Caps Group, for these tips on keeping kids’ minds sharp during the summer months while balancing the tech overload/electronic babysitter urge. This summer, your child’s attention will
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MomTastic Recipe – Stained Glass Windows

        I love recipes that are quick, easy, and generate conversation.  This one is a home run everytime, is impossible to mess up, and best of all, can be made weeks in advance and sliced quickly when
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MOM-TASTIC FINDS

MomTastic Find: Label Daddy

        This month’s MomTastic find is a school supply you might not have thought of.  I’ve been a huge fan of Label Daddy‘s stick-on labels for a while now.  With 3 boys, sorting laundry when everyone is
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