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Backyard Birthday Party with a Colorful Twist

Abbie Schiller, CEO & Founder of The Mother Company, shares ideas and tips for creating a colorful kids birthday party full of surprises, activities and crafty keepsakes for lasting memories.

Talking to Boys about their bodies and puberty 0

Talking to Boys About Their Bodies

An interview with best selling author Dr. Cara Natterson offering advice for parents on how they can talk to boys about their bodies as they enter puberty and express their feelings without feeling ashamed.

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Bully-proofing Our Children

Education consultant, Ellen Sanchez shares some valuable tools for how children can handle bullying, when to get help and the distinction between tattling and reporting.

Tips From a Teacher 0

12 Tips To Get Your Kids School Ready

Kindergarten teacher, Susan Hamilburg, shares some excellent tips for parents on practical things like what to pack and tasks to work on along with how to emotionally prepare their children going in to the school year.

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14 Small Ways I Practice Self Care

Abbie Schiller, CEO and founder of The Mother Company, shares tips for self care and why, as parents, it is so necessary to put on our own oxygen mask first.