Do You Participate in Take Your Child to Work Day?

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There was a time when I wanted to be a nurse like my mom. That’s because I would accompany her to work every once in a while back in Jamaica. She’d pack my favorite snack, Ovaltine Crackers and Milo. I’d sit at the nurses station and meet some of her colleagues and see some of the newborn…

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How to Bargain Shop for Kids Clothes| Crazy 8 Special

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One thing I love about meeting other parents is chatting about where to find the best deals for kids. I look forward to Princess’s dance classes every weekend because I always leave knowing how to bargain shop for kids clothes. One mom told me she visits consignment shops and thrift stores for her daughter’s princess dresses….

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Would Choose Quality or Quantity Time With Your Kids?

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If you had to make a choice between quality or quantity time with your kids, which would you choose? Parents often grapple with not spending enough time with their kids. But a new study by the University of Toronto states that it isn’t about how much time, it about the kind of time you spend with your children….

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Kids Crafts: How to Make Awesome Play-Doh Dresses

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Princess is always trying to find fun and creative ways to use Play-Doh. She’s even made a volcano using the modeling compound. The other day she came up with the idea of using Play-Doh to make dresses for her miniature princess dolls. So, here’s a quick video tutorial on how to make awesome princess Pay-Doh dress….

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Easter 2015: How We Spent the Holiday

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This is the first time in a long time that I haven’t felt stress during a holiday. Why? For starters, we normally make multiple stops before coming home to cook and prepare for the week. The one thing I’ve learned since becoming a parent – don’t bite off more that you can chew. So for Easter 2015,…

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Praising Young Children: Good or Bad Idea?

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The idea of praising young children has become a trending topic in the news recently. Some feel that it’s a good idea to tell kids how great they’re doing to help motivate them to become better at a task. But others argue that praising a child could backfire and lead to failure in the long run….

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Curly Hairstyle of the Week: Awesome French Twist Rope Braid

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The dangerously cold temperatures can be brutal on your skin, and it’s definitely no good for your hair either. Princess normally enjoys sporting her curly locks. However, we’ve been sticking to protective styles because of the frigid weather. For our Curly Hairstyle of the Week, we decided to do an awesome French twist rope braid. I’ve seen…

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What’s the Best Way to Answer, “Where do Babies Come From?”

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I wrote a post on my BabyCenter blog about having the sex talk with your kids in response to a video by Cut.com. The video featured parents talking with their kids about the birds and the bees. The analogies used to describe sex are hilarious or awkward depending on how you look at it. One parent illustrates how…

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