• PEP News and How Brain Development Plays Into Parenting and Discipline

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          Editor’s Note:  I am happy to share that I recently accepted a volunteer Board of Directors position with PEP, the Parent Encouragement Program, and am chairing their marketing committee to help their incredible team find new ways
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  • The Social Life of the App Addicted Teen

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                This infographic really caught my eye.   Thanks to Tara Heath, journalist, and Teen Safe for sharing this amazing infographic, illustrating how and where our kids are connected, and how we can use this information
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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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The Gift of Giving – Survey

Great survey report from Goodshop, an online retailer that donates a percentage of purchases to the buyer’s favorite charity (more than $11 million to date).  Full information below, but looks like a combined 88% of survey respondents will give the
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Believe Campaign Grants Wishes to Local Kids

                  For the 7th year in a row, Macy’s annual Believe campaign invites customers to write “Letters to Santa at the North Pole” in stores and now online.  For each letter collected,
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Teaching Gratitude to Kids

                  In a recent Thanksgiving post, I mentioned that I’ve always loved the breakdown of the word, “thanks” and “giving.”  So this was the perfect time to stumble upon this book, and
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Sponsored Post: Busch Gardens Holiday Celebration Continues

When you think of Colonial Williamsburg and the area around it, you may be thinking historic battlefields and war re-enactments.  But there’s something much “lighter” going on this holiday season, and we wanted to share some of the information around
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