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by Dr. Susan Canizares | December 6, 2017 | Child Development | Ideas

During the holidays, there are often many extended family meals and get-togethers. Once the holidays are over, however, we often go back to our busy, everyday lives. School, work, homework, and after-school practices and activities take over, while family meals and time spent together often take a back seat to quick, on-the-go meals in the […]

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by Administrator | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summer’s here. It’s time to get out of the house, get some fresh air, and get some quality time with your kids. Here are a few ideas to get your family’s summer digital detox started. Spend some time disconnecting from technology—and reconnecting with family and friends. Nature walk. Find a local park with walking trails […]

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by Dr. Heather Wittenberg | November 26, 2013 | Child Development | Ideas | Learning Activities | Nutrition

My little one likes to have “combersations” at mealtimes. But she really has no choice – we’re a family of talkers. Her older sister and brothers yak over their school time triumphs and tragedies, and Dad and I elbow our way in to ask questions, offer occasional advice, and ensure everyone gets a turn. But […]

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by Learning Care Group | January 14, 2013 | Learning Activities

This Valentine’s Day, create the opportunity to build and strengthen relationships between your child and loved ones. Have an aunt, uncle, grandparent or older sibling make one of these great Valentine’s Day crafts with him. Calendars can get hectic and we often get caught up in our everyday routines. Quality time is something that needs […]

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by Hollee Schwartz Temple | November 13, 2012

My friend Gina recently confessed her secret desire to abandon her extended family and escape on vacation for the month of December. Gina is a world-class cook, and she spends weeks prepping for an onslaught of guests who have come to expect gourmet meals, a decked-out house and a smiling hostess. For several years, Gina […]

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