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It's summertime, and as the song goes, the livin' is easy--for kids, that is. For parents, summer can often be stressful and anything but relaxing as we juggle work and kids. Here are some sanity-saving tips you can use to get more relaxation into your summer.
Summer survival guide for parents--read these sanity-saving tips for moms and dads to survive the summer months of vacation from school.
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The next time you throw a party, save money by making your own party decorations with your kids. An added bonus: Your kids will get to practice their fine-motor skills, have a chance to use their creative and artistic skills, and display their handiwork with pride. http://abt.cm/1egoDUn
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The gossip lover, the constantly competitive parent, and other toxic personalities to spot and avoid when you encounter these parents on the playground, at school, or extracurricular activities.
Learn to recognize and avoid these toxic personalities in fellow parents when you meet them in school, at the playground, or at a kids' activity or event.
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Get kids used to talking and connecting with you every day while they're young; you'll be really glad you set this habit early, before they turn into taciturn teens.
Set some good habits in your home to encourage regular parent child communication.
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Easy star wands to make with kids in 5 simple steps--a perfect craft to celebrate the 4th of July!
Fun and festive star wands to make with kids in 5 easy steps.
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As gorgeous as they are easy to make: paper dahlia flowers to make with kids. Use them to decorate your child's room or your next party!
These simple and inexpensive pretty paper dahlia flowers are the perfect craft to make with kids.
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Why you shouldn't jump in and find activities for your child when he says he doesn't have anything to do: best ways to respond when your child tells you he's bored.
What parents should say and do, and what they should not do, when kids say they are bored.
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Do you have a toxic parent friend or acquaintance? Here are some strategies to deal with toxic people in positive and compassionate ways.
Strategic ways to handle the toxic parent friends or acquaintances in your life.
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Have you ever made any of these common mistakes when talking to your child? Learn why you need to get down to their level (physically and verbally), why you must show THEM respect, and more.
Avoid these mistakes when talking to your child--they may make parent child communication more difficult.
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You'll love making these easy and pretty 4th of July starburst paper fans with kids--they'll be the perfect fun activity, decorations and party favors for your next 4th of July celebration!
Learn how to make these pretty and easy 4th of July starburst paper fans with kids.
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The pros and cons of school BMI letters, and how they should (and should not) be sent to parents.
How school BMI reports can provide useful information and what parents can do to make sure they put school "fat letters" in perspective.
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Are your child's baby teeth starting to get the wiggles? Why you should let those wiggly teeth come out naturally, without pulling.
Should parents pull their child's loose and wiggly baby teeth? Experts say it's not necessary and may cause harm.
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Freelance writer and editor
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Parenting expert and freelance writer specializing in health and child development
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Katherine Lee is a former editor at Parenting and Working Mother magazines, and the mother of a 12-year-old son. She has written and edited numerous articles and essays on parenting and children's health and development for What to Expect, Parenting, Working Mother, Wondertime, Ladies' Home Journal, EverydayHealth.com, Sprig.com and About.com.
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  • Northwestern University
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