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8 Ways Parents Can Plan For Their Child’s Future

“From preparing financially to getting involved in their education and teaching them life skills, you can truly set your kids up for success from the day they’re born.”

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Don’t Call Her “Bossy.” She’s a Leader—& She Might Be a Budding Entrepreneur

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Ask a little girl what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get a variety of answers, many of them similar—fireman, dancer, doctor, singer, pilot, maybe a mommy or a police officer. You’d…

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“Broadway From Home” to Offer More Classes This Fall

The digital theater program gives kids and teens the opportunity to learn from Broadway actors.

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Laura Benanti Helps Theater Kids After Musicals Were Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Now these theater kids are getting their chance to shine.

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Raddish Kids Offers 25,000 More Free Kits During School Closures

Keep the kids busy if they are home from school.

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Gymnastics Is Way More Beneficial for Kids Than You Think

Gymnastics provides an opportunity for children to acquire not just physical skills, but social and emotional skills that will be a compass for their future. It’s a sport that truly benefits the whole child.

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This New Ride Share App Helps Parents Carpool with Other Families

Getting your kids around town just got much easier.

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How to Emotionally Prepare Your Kids for a New School Year

By making sure kids have the emotional and social tools and skills they need, they will be more likely to enjoy the school year, get better grades, and overall, be happier.

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How a Summertime Routine Will Benefit Your Kids

While the end of the school year isn’t all that bad, there’s a chance a lenient summer break schedule can mess with your family’s all-around mental health and well-being. Keep your family’s summer streamlined, and fun (and preserve your sanity along the way) with these summer break survival tips!

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This Expert Wants Later School Start Times. Here’s Why

School start time can have a major impact on kids’ health and success.

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When It Comes To My Kids’ Academic Success, It’s a Balancing Act

I found a delicate balance between encouraging my teens and pushing too hard.

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My Teen Is Actually Excited to Get Back to School. Here’s How We Did It

“My daughter usually looks for any excuse to go shopping and what’s better than doing some back-to-school shopping?”

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How Much Does It Cost to Raise Kids in the US? Here’s How Expensive It Really Is

We all know kids are expensive, but here’s how much they really cost.

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Is Your Child or Teen a Perfectionist? Here’s What Parents Can Do

As a child and adolescent psychotherapist, I see this all the time in my work.

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5 Tips for Organizing a Successful Carpool

As a parent, you spend hours behind the wheel chauffeuring your kids to and from school, soccer practice, dance class, school clubs and more. And the more children you have, the more hectic the schedule.
Setting up a carpool with…

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Sleep Experts Recommend Later School Start Times for Middle and High School Students

Find out why experts believe a later school start will lead to better academic achievement.

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5 Cool Gadgets That’ll Get Your Kids to Clean Up (No Bribery Required!)

Imagine a place where kids do their housework without complaints. These sweet new products can help make it happen.

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Why skipping homework could be the key to successful students

Every parent of a school-age child has been there. It’s that moment when you say the words, “It’s homework time,” and receive the dreaded response, “Nooooo!” It’s tempting throw in the towel and not push it, considering the battle that’s…

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Hungry? Tired? Bored?

     Have you ever had those days where you just want to rip out your hair in frustration? As a mother of two children, a step parent to three children, and a daycare provider, I have had more than my…

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13 Signs You’re a Fairfax Parent

From the kindie rock bands you follow to the local places you flock for food, here are 13 signs that you’ve got a little Fairfaxian on your hands.

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