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Ex In-Laws?



By Katherine Moore

Even in the beginning, I never saw eye to eye with my ex-husband's family. They are from the north; I am from the south. They are Catholic; I am Protestant. They can trace their history back to Ellis Island, and even further back into Italy. My family has been here so long that, not only am I a mix of a mix of a mix, but my family doesn't even know how we got here in the first place.  I am sure you get the picture - we have nothing in common whatsoever.  Except for the children.


10 Sure Fire Steps to Settle Your Child into Preschool 



By Lynn Drinkall

While many parents count down the days until school resumes, others have had an anxious wait. They are either excited to get their children out of the house and learning new experiences or they are traumatized and dreading the first day 'blues'. The wailing and foot stomping and "little body wrapped around leg look". This doesn't have to be your child. You are about to be armed with a secret weapon. Read on, we have the key parents have searched for.





By Jeff Stimpson

Jill was talking to someone about Alex the other day and never mentioned the hospital. "First time I've done that," she said.







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Prime Time Parenting

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Main Causes of Divorce








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Journals for Keepsakes

Binders: Both Organizing & Memories

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A Girl's Best Friend

By Victoria L. Pietz

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By Bernie Knox

Humor in Child Care

Go Ahead - Make my Name

By Darlene Zagata


Grandparents Are The Best Storytellers 





By Sharon Wren

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Toddlers on the Run

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Kids Are Amazing

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Women in History

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10 Best Paints for Kids

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Pets for Children

Caring For Your Cat


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