Quick Tips to Combat Back to School Blues & Anxiety

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  We’re halfway through August, and–dare I say it–the dreaded *September* is almost upon us. For most adolescents, the thought of going back to school can muster some discomfort. It’s always sad when summer ends (though, maybe not for parents). And, as the reality of classes, tests, and homework sets in, […]

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The Mixed Blessing of Food Allergies

I had to chuckle while making my kids’ their favorite lunch. They love grilled cheese sandwiches and let’s be honest, who doesn’t? Grilled cheese, made properly, is toasted ambrosia that spans across any generational or cultural barrier. The sandwiches I was making on the day in question were made with […]

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7 Things Your Tween’s Teacher Knows, That You Don’t

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by Michelle Lynch We have your child in our class, and we have an announcement to make:  we know more than you think, about your kid. Sure, you birthed him or her, and had long, sleep deprived nights.  Yes, you have raised them and (hopefully) taught them right from wrong.  […]

Mistakes Parents of Tweens Make

Every stage of parenting comes with challenges. There is no reasoning with your child during the baby phase. They need what they need; they want what they want. You are there to satisfy those needs and wants. The teenage phase represents that final stage before adulthood. Teenagers are so close […]

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