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Movie Picks for Quarantine Time

Government efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus have shuttered nearly all the schools in America, leaving millions of kids unexpectedly stuck at home all day. In lieu of packing lunches and waving good-bye as their children climb on the school bus, moms are scrambling to come up with isolation activities to pass the time. Here are a ...

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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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Rethinking Parenting – Should We Be Raising Adults?

Years ago, an old coworker and I were discussing the different strategies that parents use to raise their children. Since neither of us was parents ourselves, we had no business even talking about it but we thought we knew everything (as most people that don’t have kids tend to do.) After all, it is significantly easier to dish out advice ...

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Online Toilet Paper Calculator – Say What?

CNN recently released a report that shared a new website that is designed to help us all determine if we are using the right amount of toilet paper. According to the report, howmuchtoiletpaper.com was created by a student who felt people needed to know how long their toilet paper stash would last. Thus far, the website is generating lots of ...

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Should Children Be Given THC or CBD?

Last Friday, my sister’s Mother-in-Law called crying. No, there was no family emergency. No, nothing out of the ordinary had occurred. No, there was nothing that my sister, her husband, or anyone could do. In fact, her Mother-in-Law’s tears (tethering the line of a full-blown meltdown) had become so normal in the everyday scheme of things, that it barely registered ...

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Teaching Your Kid About COVID-19

Understanding COVID-19, how it works, what the symptoms are, and how to handle it is tricky for a smart-functioning adult to grasp. This is mainly due to the fact that it’s probably the first pandemic any of us have ever dealt with which means we DON’T really know how to deal with it. So, if fully-functioning adults don’t know how ...

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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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French Children Have Less ADHD Than U.S. Kids

In France, far fewer children have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders – ADHD – than their counterparts here in the United States. Inquiring minds want to know why almost 9 percent of children in the United States are diagnosed with ADHD, compared to less than 5 percent in France, another developed western democracy? The answer lies to a ...

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Protecting Your Child Against Predators

Full disclosure: Writing this article is far from easy for me. It’s taken me weeks to process the information and I’m not doing a very good job with it. So as hard as this is for me to write, I hope that it will serve a purpose to protect you and your family. I’ve spent the last 6 years of ...

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