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Moms of teens, send me good vibes!

B. P. asks from Chicago

I've posted before, so bear with me! Our son is 14 and going into high school. He just came back from almost 30 days at sleep away camp, where there was 4 hours of academics, structured meal times and only 15 minutes of screen. Since he has learning disabilities, the n...

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Cocoa puffs for breakfast?

R. W. asks from Flushing

I usually give my daughter plain cheerios with milk every morning for breakfast. Last week my daughter asked for cocoa puffs so my husband gave them to her for breakfast. I then gave them to her for a few mornings in a row, but then I told her that she needs to go back to...

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Helping adult son to get over breakup

S. I. asks from Kearny

My 22 years old son was left by his girlfriend a couple of months ago. They were together for 4 years, both students, and they were living together for the last 2 years. He was studying in another town (he is finishing now) and he also has a part-time job there, but he co...

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5 Tips For Choosing Summer Outfits For Your Family Photos

Summer is seriously my most favorite time of year to photograph families. If you follow me, it’s no secret that I am obsessed with the colors and light this time of year. It’s the perfect time to have some fun with your outfit choice and colors. I’m sure I’ve gotten the attention of many of you at this point, because sooo many of you ask, what should we wear for family pictures??… More


Why I Stopped Fast-forwarding Commercials During Kids' Shows

During our childhood, we had barely a couple of shows every weekend aimed at children. We would wait eagerly all week long. Then when the show times would approach, we would put sibling rivalries and play time squabbles on hold to watch the shows together. There was no pause button for live TV and no record button to watch it for later. So, if you missed a show, you missed it. There will again be the nail-biting wait till the next weekend before a one-minute recap will let you live the precious seconds of what your missed episode…. More


Four Ways To Keep Kids Safe This Summer

While summer is a time for us to be a bit more carefree, staying up late and sometimes having ice cream for dinner, it is also a time to be vigilant about child safety. Pools can be very dangerous and the littlest ones are susceptible to heat stroke and exhaustion dealing with the heat and humidity that summer can bring (I’m sure you agree with me on this one, fellow Midwesterners). Since we are like many other families that like to spend their summers out and about on adventures, I’m sharing four ways to keep kids safe this summer…. More