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PEP’s Noted Author Series Comes to DC Area – Tips on Parenting Tweens and Teens

    One of my favorite events each year, PEP’s Noted Author Series, is a great combination of education, entertainment,
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Radio Interview: Getting Your Family Onboard for Food Prep & Clean-Up

  Many thanks to Mompreneur friends Ellen Briggs and Carolina Lima Jantac for hosting me on their radio show.  If
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Ideas for Keeping the Kids Busy When You Have Chores to Get Done

      Guest Author Corinne Jacob shared some great tips on how to keep the kids busy when you
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How to Avoid Overbooking Your Kids

Overbooked?  Guilty here…We absolutely live a frenetic life with 3 boys, sports, activities, and oh yea, school!  It all adds
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Great Note on Kids and Chores

  I saw Hal Runkel (ScreamFree Parenting) at a PEP event and have been reading his Daily “ScreamFree eQuips” ever
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Why Family Meetings are a Hidden Treasure

Meghan Leahy’s recent article in The Washington Post, “The right response when your child doesn’t want to be ‘bossed around’”
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Teaching Gratitude to Kids

                  In a recent Thanksgiving post, I mentioned that I’ve always loved
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“Children See, Children Do” Video Teaches a Powerful Message

Many thanks to Julie D., Mom since 1998 (MS’98) for sharing this chilling video created by NAPCAN, an Australia-based organization
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National Bullying Prevention Month Inspired Lessons for Kids

                  October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and while this anti-bullying book
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Parenting E-Tox…Who’s in?

      Thanks to my childhood friend Liz L., for sending her friend’s article, “The 12 Step E-Tox,” recently
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