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Parenting Together with Less Conflict

When it comes to co-parenting, conflict is inevitable. How can we lessen the tension, and deepen the understanding? Lisa Schab, L.C.S.W., gives a detailed interview, giving us tools to problem-solve.

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The Struggletime of Dinnertime

Do thoughts of dinnertime send shivers up your spine? Jessica Shyba, blogger behind the popular, “Momma’s Gone City” relates, and shares how she solved her dinnertime dilemma.

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Surviving the Big Move with Kids

Moving is one of the biggest stressors out there — and with the kids? Ouch! Kelcey Kintner, popular blogger behind “The Mama Bird Diaries,” shares tips on how she (and her kids) are grappling.

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A Simple Holiday: Fewer Toys and More Time

Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!

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Traveling with Kids During the Holidays

Whatever feelings you might have about the holiday weeks ahead, Kyran Pittman, blogger of “Planting Dandelions,” gives us some straight talk about how to travel right with the kids.

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Mom? Or personal assistant?!

Kelcey Kintner, popular blogger behind “The Mama Bird Diaries,” shares her thoughts on how to maximize the pleasure of parenting and minimize the pain.

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Kids’ Halloween Costumes: Why So Sexy?

Bare midriffs? Short dresses? When do parents say enough is enough to the sexualization of kids’ Halloween costumes?! Melissa Atkins Wardy, author of “Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, from Birth to Tween,” shares her insight.

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The Babysitter is Here. And it’s Grandpa.

Grandparent as babysitter. We are grateful. But, sometimes the judgement used confounds us parents. Kelcey Kintner, the blogger behind The Mamabird Diaries shares the (mostly!) upside of having her dad look after her kids.

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Healthy Blended and Stepfamilies

Merging two families is no easy thing with so many different angles to consider. Shirley Cress Dudley gives some great advice on how to ensure a healthy and well-adjusted blended family.

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