• 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 Social Life of the App Addicted Teen

            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
read more…

Keeping The Kids Safe at the Pool This Summer

Thanks to An Apple Per Day‘s Kaitlin Gardner for this guest post on pool safety.  So timely given the summer heat and pool season… Have the pool inspected. Have a professional check out the pool equipment, to make sure it’s
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Summer Ideas for Campers & Staycationers

          Whether your kids are in day camp, sleep-away camp, or your family is enjoying some fun at home, here are some ideas and MomTastic summer headlines you may find useful… About.com’s Laureen Miles Brunelli published
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Win Free Tickets to PEP’s Annual Author Talk

For my DC/MD/VA friends looking for some parenting inspiration, here’s a chance to earn a pair of FREE tickets ($56 value) to Thursday November 13th’s PEP’s Annual Noted Author Talk.  Simply comment to this post or to our Facebook post
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