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Getting Your Kids Used to Remote Learning

Many parents already know the pleasures (and pains!) of homeschooling. However, since the stay-at-home orders and school closures that have occurred due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most of us have had to deal with the challenges of remote learning for the first time. Here are seven tips on how to get your kids (and you!) more used to virtual education. ...

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Anxiety Or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference

Moms (and our kids) are rightly stressed out about COVID-19 and being cooped up at home. Many of the symptoms of anxiety overlap with those of the coronavirus, so it’s important to recognize the differences between the two – for you and your kids! Health professionals say that shortness of breath, a tight chest, loss of appetite and diarrhea are ...

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You Can Make Love to Your Partner Without Having Sex!

With everyone stuck at home, there has been a lot of jokes about coronavirus “baby boom” 9 months or so from now. All kidding aside, while quarantine may have you thinking a little more about sexual activities with your stuck at home spouse, it is also a good time to reconnect with the many ways to “make love,” that does ...

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Top 5 Household Cleaners That Could Kill the Coronavirus

Want to know the best way to clean and disinfect your house during the current coronavirus crisis? You need to know that not all household cleaners are alike nor as effective against COVID-19. With scientists now saying that the virus can live on surfaces for days at a time, it’s important you make sure you’re doing all you can to ...

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Is Your Kid a Victim of Dating Abuse?

If you have a teenaged girl as I do, then you know that dating and “first loves” come with a variety of problems and emotional upheavals. But did you know that dating can also come with some far more serious issues than the jealousy of friends and broken hearts? When you hear the term “domestic abuse,” you probably think of ...

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How to Deal With Kids in Corona Quarantine Mode

In most places, it has been more than a week since schools have been closed, and we have been asked to “stay home,” due to the coronavirus outbreak. As a mom, I know how difficult this all can be on you and your kids. Here are some tips on how to best deal with kids at home in “corona quarantine.” ...

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How to Make Hand Sanitizer at Home

From time-to-time, I have posted various recipes on these pages, but none more timely or important than this one. I am sure the shelves of the grocery stores in your neighborhoods have long been empty of hand sanitizer. But, don’t panic – you can make your own at home! Here is how to make hand sanitizer. Alcohol content: Must be above ...

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What is Grip Strength and Why Do Moms Need It?

Whether carrying a load of grocery bags, walking the dog, or quickly reaching out and grabbing your kid before he or she dashes across the street without looking – grip strength is very important to every mom! Simply put, grip strength is a measure of how much force or power you can create with your forearm and hand muscles. Having ...

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What Every Parent Really Needs to Know About the Coronavirus

As a fellow parent, I understand that you cannot help but be concerned about all of the distressing reports about the spread of the coronavirus. It is ok to be fearful, but most fear comes from misunderstanding and misinformation. Here is what every mom or dad really needs to know about the coronavirus. Though you might think so, “coronavirus” in ...

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It’s Not too Early to Get Ready for Allergy Season

While much of the country is still facing a fair amount of winter’s fury, spring days are not that far away, and for moms, it is never to soon to get ready for springtime allergies! Kids with allergies in the spring are typically allergic to pollen that begins to appear in the air. We started seeing tree pollen, one of ...

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