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This is a review of the park itself. Despite the fact that we intended to swim in the springs, it seems I did not look at the correct hours. However, in the spirit of adventure, we decided to explore the park. The grounds are beautiful. Huge trees ab...
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Apologizing can mend and heal relationships or it can add fuel to the flame. Teaching children, and ourselves, how to genuinely apologize lends to self-growth and strong, healthy relationships. Following are tips on how to teach the art of apologizing to children: Illustrate it as parents – Let’s face it, there are times even parents need to... »
Preventing Hearing Loss in Kids Music, movies, cell phones, computers and tablets – what does this technology have in common? Ear buds and ear phones that, if not used properly, can cause significant hearing loss in children and teens. The digital age today has great opportunities for progress and communication like no other generation before. Howe... »
Parents are bombarded by ads claiming kids can be toilet trained in just 24 hours. But most tots take longer to achieve potty prowess. That can leave everyone feeling frustrated. We asked child psychologist Heather Wittenberg, Ph.D., mom of four and author of “Let’s Get This Potty Started!,” and Dana Obleman, mom of three and author of “No-Sweat Po... »
I will never forget the first time I took my kids to an art museum. They tore through the place like it was in an indoor playground. In fact, the only thing they did stop to see was a statue of a naked lady! Forget seeing the exhibits myself. All I did was chase my kids around hollering, “Wait! Don’t you want to see this?” Climbing into the car tha... »
How Parents Can Pitch In Tight school budgets can make it difficult to pencil in field trips for students during the academic year, but parents and kids can pitch in with fundraising campaigns to help literally expand the horizons of a student’s education. “By going on field trips, kids get to see the real world. A lot of students don’t otherwise g... »