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10 Questions to Ask Your Elders

Encourage your loved ones to take advantage of the intergenerational mingling that inevitably occurs when families vacation together over the summer. Start by asking the elders in the group the follow…

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6 Ways to Bring Back Family Meals (Video)

Studies show that eating together improves relationships and makes for healthier, happier families. In this clip from Nourish, pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke encourages us to make time for shared meals…

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4 Tips: Making Family Meals Fun (video)

Do you have a hard time getting your kids to come to the dinner table? Parent Earth expert and mother of two, Laurie David, shares her secrets to making dinnertime more appealing for children. …

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Is this Recession Impacting Families…for the Better?

I have a Dot-Com Bubble memory to share with you all. This particular memory actually resides somewhere between the very pinnacle and the initial reverberations of the bust, when the concept of the ma…

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Parenting Unplugged: Letting Technology Tune Out Our Children’s Needs

Last Halloween the venerable New Yorker Magazine came out with their Halloween-themed cover (November 2, 2009), which was beautifully illustrated by graphic artist Chris Ware. In the illustration we a…

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Does Online Time Interfere with Family Time?

Upon researching the subject of how our reliance (and obsession) with technology affects our family and personal relationships (not to mention our existing attention span), I read through the relevant…

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Freezer Paper Stencilng on Fabric

I love this faux silk-screening project that can be done with kids from Amanda Blake Soule's terrific book, The Creative Family (Trumpeter, 2008). Freezer paper, a paper with one waxy side (also calle…

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