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Happy Thanksgiving

10 hours ago -

E. M. asks from Tucker - HT to everyone and hope you have a wonderful day among your family and friends
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teaching kids

11 hours ago -

S. A. asks from Butler - Any good mobile apps for teaching children? Does anyone of you use any mobile apps/games that helps kids learn? I have been using maths and "abc" apps and my daughter really seems to like it. How about you?
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING - JFF - mayo or miracle whip

12 hours ago -

W. W. asks from Reston - Good morning Mamapedia!! Happy Thanksgiving! As I was making my Waldorf salad before we head off to our friend's house - I wondered - Miracle Whip (which I was raised on) or Mayonnaise... I switched to Mayonnaise when I went to my brother in law's family deli wh...
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Any guitar players? need some advice.

13 hours ago -

C. N. asks from Mount Pleasant - Okay, for a Christmas present. An electric guitar was asked for. I know absolutely nothing about guitars! I was checking eBay, and they range from about $100 to $1000. I do not want to spend $1000 on one. I have no idea about brands and all that. Does anyone have experien...
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My Favorite Part of Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2014

T’was the night of Thanksgiving,
But I just couldn’t sleep.
I tried counting backwards,
I tried counting sheep….More

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5 Ways to Teach Your Young Children Gratitude

November 26, 2014

Gratitude. Thankfulness. Blah. Blah. Blah.

This time of year it becomes a cliché. We glaze over our friend’s daily thankful updates. Even I begin to sound like a broken record pounding the pavement with practicing gratitude — practicing gratitude — practicing gratitude.More

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Gift Cards where face value is > cost

November 21, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Can anyone direct me to a place where I can buy gift cards for less than their face value, and still get out ahead after transaction fees and costs? i.e. the sort of thing where I can pay $20, and buy a $25 value gift card, and possibly something like a...
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Stop Inviting Me to My Kids' School

November 25, 2014

My first-grade son attends a fabulous New York City public school where parents are invited to attend morning meeting with their child. Every morning.More

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parent teacher conferences

November 19, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- DS in in pre-K. Parent teacher conferences are tonight. What sort of information should i expect to receive? What sorts of questions would you/ should I ask? We have no specific issues or concerns. fanged bunny
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Keeping the magic alive

November 19, 2014 -

S. F. asks from Ogdensburg - My daughters are just 5 and 3 and I fear that the Christmas magic (Santa and all the make believe) will be up way sooner than I ever really expected. We have been doing the elf on the shelf for 3 yrs now and they both love it. My oldest actually has one visit her school ...
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Would you email the teacher first?

November 18, 2014 -

J. T. asks from Oradell - I posted a little while ago about my daughter's 3rd grade teacher. I let the one incident go as I didn't want to rush in and my daughter seemed ok. There have been little ups and downs since then. But as time goes on and she and other kids get yelled at for asking ques...
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Most Terrifying Moment as a Parent

October 28, 2014 - List

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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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