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How to Balance Work & Child Care This Summer

As we head towards summer, the time is fast approaching when children will be out of school and home all day, every day. For working parents, whether you work in an office or out of your house, the ki…

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When a Parent’s Worst Nightmare Becomes News

I really despise being the bearer of bad news. There is no joy in shattering someone’s momentary innocence and reminding them of the random cruelty in the world, so I will just say something really ho…

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Do You Feel Guilty When You’re Away from Your Kids?

Okay, so you don't spend every waking minute with your kids. Have you made peace with that or are you trailing a black cloud of guilt behind you? Maybe you compare yourself to your neighbor who gleefu…

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Adventures in Babysitters

Admittedly, I am as bad at finding babysitters as I am in trusting them. For the longest time I elected to have my marriage founder and my free time evaporate rather than go through the difficulty of …

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Bon Appetit Baby: Make Your Own Organic Baby Food (with Video)

Baby food doesn't have to come in jars. It grows on trees and in gardens! Writing Grow A Green Baby prompted me to think about all of the little choices and dilemmas new parents are faced with da…

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Grow a Green Baby

In the simplest of terms, we plant the seeds and watch our children grow. The nurturing decisions parents make while their children are babies set the tone for their lifetime. Why not start them on …

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Sick-Kid Survival Guide for Parents

Staying home from school because of a bug is both a drag and half-blessing for most kids.  Nothing’s fun about having a fever, a hacking cough, nausea, aching joints or unrelenting congestion.  But a …

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