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5 Predictions for Divorce in 2021 from a Divorce Attorney

While divorce is always painful no matter what the year, here is how the landscape of divorce may change in 2021.

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Can a Holistic Approach to Education Help Your Child Learn Better?

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Few things are as frustrating as watching your child struggle his or her way through school. They’re putting in the time and the effort — even with your help — yet they’re still not performing…

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Why We Decided to Homeschool This Year & Why You Don’t Have To

“What’s important to remember, whether you chose what I did or the opposite, naysayers are an inevitability.”

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The Kids Who Do Well in School All Have This in Common

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There is robust research about the different factors that influence student achievement. While teacher skill and communication is important, there are a number of influential factors for student success that happen outside of school. In fact, research shows…

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The Best Indoor Play Spaces in Miami

Climbing walls, art stations, bouncy houses and more—these indoor play spaces have them all!

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Daycare or Nanny? Use This Checklist to Help Make Your Childcare Decision

This daycare verse nanny checklist plus doing your research will help provide all the information you need to make the right childcare decision for you and your family.

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Study Says Kids Benefit When Their Moms Have Close Friends

Having mom friends is just as important to your kids as it is for you.

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People Who Work in These Industries Are More Likely to Have an Affair

The data shows that 13 fields have a higher percentage of self-confessed adulterers in their numbers than others. 

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Kids Who Go to Daycare Do This Better Than Kids Who Stay Home

Attending daycare has some big benefits, according to research.

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Kids with Younger Siblings Have More Empathy, New Study Reveals

Say what you will about birth order and sibling rivalry, but sciences says older kids learn empathy from their younger siblings.

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​12 Simple Tips to Help Parents Raise Socially Competent Teens

It seems as though screens have taken over human interaction—but our kids still need social skills to navigate life and the social experiences that come along with it.

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The New Magic Class That Teaches Kids Tricks & Social Skills

A magician and a behavioral analyst walk into a bar…(OK, not really, but you get the idea.)

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Playing Pokémon Go Is Good for Your Kids Health, According to Study

Playing Pokémon Go could actually help improve your kids’ physical activity, mood and socialization skills.

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5 Unexpected Benefits of the First Year of Homeschooling

Though homeschooling was never “part of the plan,” that is exactly what we have been doing this year, thanks to a much anticipated move that has yet to occur. My kids are still little – 8 and 9 years old-…

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Just Launched: From Wonder Creative Play Classes

A new immersive learning experience for kids also looks like tons of fun!

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Redefine Summer Camp, Parent & Me-Style

If your tot is too tiny for real summer camp, this is the perfect way to dip your toes into the camp pond, together!

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Rose City Futsal’s New Indoor Facility in Tigard!

Register your kids for Soccer Stars, Portland’s #1 Youth Soccer Development Program. Classes make learning soccer fun while encouraging the holistic development or each individual child. Small class sizes keep the kids engaged while they learn skills from socialization to…

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10 Unholy Reasons I Take My Toddlers to Church

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Some parents think that a stuffy, preachy church service is not worth the effort required for getting small kids out of the house. But as a mom of twin toddlers, I’ve come to appreciate it. Here’s why……

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Rose City Futsal’s New Indoor Facility in Tigard!

Register your kids for Soccer Stars, Portland’s #1 Youth Soccer Development Program. Classes make learning soccer fun while encouraging the holistic development of each individual child. Small class sizes keep the kids engaged while they learn skills from socialization to…

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Why Are We So Worried About Homeschoolers and Socialization?

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As a homeschooling family, we are constantly faced with judgement from others. We are still part of a lesser-known and very misunderstood group. We are modern homeschoolers who chose this path for a multitude of reasons but are still…

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How a Mommy Group Saved My Sanity

Becoming a mom is such a joy, You have a new baby and a husband. Your family in your mind is perfect. You become so focused on family life, the ins and outs of breakfast time , school drop-off, parent-teacher…

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18 Signs You’re an Upper West Side Parent

Lincoln Center, Central Park as your playground, shiny high-rises next to Mitchell-Lamas. Sound familiar? We think we know where you live…

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Meet 9 of New York City’s Coolest Dads

Dads are the ultimate jugglers, from pancakes made to order to Sunday evening storytime. To honor all of the cool dudes in our life, we want you to meet nine New York City dads that inspire us. From teaching kids…

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Inside Red Tricycle’s Pedal + PLAE Event

Childhoods are full of firsts: first words, first steps and the first day of school. This past weekend Red Tricycle along with Wheel Kids Bicycle Club and PLAE Kids Shoes helped pint-size riders achieve another milestone: riding for the first…

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Inside the Totally Awesome Sod Room with Cynthia Valenciana

Three cheers for Cynthia Valenciana, who saw a need for a top-notch communal playspace in her neighborhood and filled it. We’re talking, of course, about the Totally Awesome Sod Room—your pick for Chicago’s best playspace. A South Loop hotspot, Sod…

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Inside the Totally Awesome Soccer Shots with Joel Newman

It’s easy to see why a sports program that’s non-competitive, high-energy, and fun appeals to kids. That’s the way of it with Soccer Shots—your Totally Awesome pick for Portland’s best kids sports class. With experienced coaches and engaging activities, Soccer…

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Seattle’s First-Ever Moving Indoor Playground

Winter is just around the corner which means it’s time to figure out where to let the kiddos loose when it’s too cold and too rainy to hang outside. Lucky for us, there are several indoor play spaces where you…

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Talking Family Favorites in the Bay with Shauna Sever

You probably know one of our favorite food bloggers, Shauna Sever, from her lovely blog Piece of Cake. Shauna also recently launched Bake Sale Bakery, a small batch baking and dessert catering business where she spreads freshly baked cheer beyond…

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