Monthly Archives: December 2011

Understanding Time-Out

Hi, Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, you may find yourself with a little reading time on your hands. And with the kids underfoot all day, a practical, easy-to-read parenting book is a good … Continue reading






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There is no such thing as an educational toy.

I wish I had seen the video about useless toys back when it ran a few weeks before Christmas. There are two points to make about this particular news story. First, we know that babies and toddlers should not be … Continue reading






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Tips to Make Your Holiday Fantastic

Hi, The kids are beside themselves with excitement. You are a bit anxious and hoping that all will go well. No matter what holiday you’re celebrating in your house, the energy and excitement of this time of year is in … Continue reading






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Wait Until Your Father Gets Home

I wish you and your families a Very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanza, or whatever holiday is celebrated in your home. Are you still shopping for parents and grandparents on your list? If so, come see the blog I … Continue reading






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Parenting Today on smart phones, ipads and ipods. What a concept!

Busy parents want parenting books in electronic format Two books which help parents do a better job of raising their kids are now available in electronic format  as well as in print. “Both books are in demand by young parents,” … Continue reading






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Making the Busy Holiday Season Easier

The following article was sent to all the family friendly companies and unions on my workplace wellness list. Family friendly companies and unions offer benefits designed to accommodate the challenges faced by their employees or members who are also raising … Continue reading






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The Holidays Can Be Fun

Hi, Last week published a blog (http://tinyurl.com/63jxwy4)with a couple of gift ideas. If you missed it, go and take a look. It will make your shopping so much easier. This is the start of the holiday season. In our home … Continue reading






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