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Choosing a Summer Camp

By Tanni Haas, Ph.D. It’s no exaggeration to say that the one event kids really look forward to all year is the summer camp. But how do you choose the right one? Based on my experiences as the parent of a 15-year-old boy, as well as conversations with other parents,...

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Traveling with Kids

By Denise Morrison Yearian Traveling with children can be a rewarding experience, but it can present challenges, too. To help make your summer vacation enjoyable and memorable for everyone in the family, consider these quick tips: Get your child's input. After...

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Garden Party Celebrations

By Denise Morrison Yearian Plant seeds for a memorable birthday bash or just celebrate spring! Here are several great garden party ideas to get you started. BLOOMIN’ INVITATIONS Create flowers from cardstock and include party details, along with a suggestion for the...

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By Christina Katz Imagine a mom standing in a superhero pose: hands cocked on hips, chest out, and chin jutting up towards the sky. Chances are good that this is not how you feel every day, mom. In fact, you may notice that you rarely feel this way. Why is it that...

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Overcoming Homesickness

By Nora Heston Tarte Some children (and parents) are so overcome by the fear of homesickness they avoid sleep away camps just to alleviate the possibility of missing home. Learning to sleep away from home, however, is an important part of growing up—one that campers...

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