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3 Most Effective Ways to Communicate With Your Teen

Communicating with your teenage child can be tough. Their communication tendencies tend to change once they leave their childhood years; whether that is spending more time alone or away from home, talking to you less or shouting and slamming the doors. This change is normal and varies from teen to teen. Most parents may dismiss the possibility of reasoning with ...

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Having Trouble Keeping Your Toddler Busy During the Day? | Try these 2 Easy Activities

Edited by: Marrissa Alexander When you’re home with your toddler all day, you know that keeping your little one busy is no easy task. It’s also important that your toddler is learning while having fun, which means the activities you choose should be educational as well as entertaining. There is an awesome article on Parents.com that tells parents what their ...

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Emergency calls made EVERY HOUR for kids ingesting laundry pods – Safety

Some alarming new studies and news came out today regarding the dangers of  soap pods we use in our homes.  Of course, as soon as I saw this info I immediately thought of the pods in our kitchen and laundry.  I thought about how my daughter have tried to several times grab and pull at the pods because of the ...

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May the 4th Be With You! StarWars

May the 4th Be With You! In celebration of Star Wars Day we have a clip to share with you from Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) to coincide with the recent Digital HD release of The Star Wars Digital Movie Collection, which is now available! Watch “The Digital Revolution – At the Forefront” Clip from DMA below: YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5ivwEtrgxY YouTube Embed Code:  For more information:  http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7484751-star-wars-digital-collection-disney/ ...

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Our favorite African-American Children’s Books – Celebrate World Book Day

It’s World Book Day and we wanted to share our favorite African-American books for kids.  Our daughter is only 20 months old, but she already has a collection of over 50 children’s books.  Our selection brings together our favorite authors that evoke song, culture,  pride and fun all together in one easy to read format for little ones. We hope ...

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4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2015 with your Kids

Why should I care about future generations? What have they ever done for me? — Groucho Marx The quote by Groucho Marx maybe the sentiment of many people concerning Earth Day. However, regardless of your personal belief any person can simply look at our current world and recognize a difference.  I also happen to be one of those people who ...

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The Importance of Diverse Playgroups for kids | One Clowns Influence

I grew up in Chicago, Illinois where finding people who look like you was just a stone toss away.  I attended a culturally diverse high school, belonged to social and educational groups and I developed friends from many different ethnic backgrounds.   Many of us are still connected and friends today.  Its been hard to imagine my own daughter growing ...

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Affordable Family Spring Break Destinations to Visit

Family vacations aren’t always the easiest thing to plan. One of my former colleagues shared with me how much it cost her to take her family of five on a Walt Disney Spring break vacation.  Let’s just say, I don’t want to have to take out a small loan, or cash in a 401K to afford this type of vacation ...

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We’re excited to join #FLOTUS #letgirlslearn

One of my greatest passions has always been investing in girls. I was one of those young girls who always had the hands of local “community” women involved in my life. It is because of these women that I am the woman that I am today. From the Sunday School teacher who pick me up every weekend, to one of ...

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Watch "LITTLE GIRL’S RESPONSE TO A BOY CALLING HER UGLY IN SCHOOL IS PURE GOLD …" on YouTube

This little girl is awesome. She is our new favorite little hero.  What’s more important is that you could tell her feelings were hurt..but she reversed that really quick. Way to go little one! LITTLE GIRL’S RESPONSE TO A BOY CALLING HER UGLY IN SCHOOL IS PURE GOLD xoxo – Mo Joseph

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