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Enjoying the Pool This Summer, While Staying Chemically Safe

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Anyone who has a backyard pool knows just how stressful this time of the year can be. Sure, you’re excited to get to spend time with your family, friends, and neighbors hanging out, swimming, and relaxing by the pool. But it also means you have to be extra vigilant about keeping your pool properly … [Read more...]

How Parents Can Help Teens Prevent Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is a potentially lethal consequence of our obsession with smartphones and staying connected. In particular, smartphones, teenagers and cars are a dangerous combination: teenagers love social networking and have precious little experience behind the wheel. Texting and cellphone use … [Read more...]

How to Beat Learning Loss During the Summer

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Summer is the time for children to be carefree; they can stop thinking about spelling lists and algebra problems and start thinking of lemonade stands and bicycle races. While summer does have its share of relaxing moments, unfortunately for many kids, all of that relaxation leads to dreaded summer … [Read more...]

A Frozen-Themed Party, When You Don’t Have a Clue

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Each year, parents try to outdo themselves, by planning the right birthday party for their child. It's certainly no small feat, considering that you have to come up with the right theme, cake, party décor and food to match. If you’ve been racking your brains trying to find the right theme that wins … [Read more...]

9 Work-Life Balance Tips for Busy Parents

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Parenting, working, maintaining a relationship... it makes for a busy life. So, in the spirit of busyness, here's a colorful little visual from our friends at Serenata Flowers that will help you do one thing: CREATE BALANCE!   … [Read more...]

6 Useful Tips To Stop Overindulging Your Kids

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Happiness is relative. For a 65 year old man, the ultimate moment of joy might be meeting his children after a year. A middle-aged man may associate happiness with getting a promotion at work. Thanks to media’s growing role in consumerism and commercialism, kids these days find happiness in … [Read more...]

Parent Employment Benefits; A Global View

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While most of us in the states won't be shocked by the US's poor showing on this infographic, it does tend to place some perspective on what countries rank well... and why. Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments below! … [Read more...]

LG is Getting You NCAA Game-Day Ready

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**Post sponsored by Lunchbox as a sponsored blogger but all opinions are our own. What do the University of Georgia, Ohio State University, University of Texas, Arizona State University, University of Michigan, University of Southern California, University of California (Berkeley), Nebraska and … [Read more...]

A Way for a Dad to ScoreBig

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There are a lot of sites out there that promise to make event ticket buying easy and painless. Some of them allow you to purchase tickets for pre-determined values and others allow you to bid on the tickets that you want. For the purpose of this post, we'll be focusing on the … [Read more...]

The True Role of a Father

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Depending on how you were raised and what kind of a dad you had growing up plays a big part in the kind of dad you become. But even if you did not have a great example in your own dad it does not mean that you can not learn and grow when you become a dad. Love is actually the key in being a great … [Read more...]