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5 Reasons Art is Important for Children

In case you don’t already know, I got my BFA at Pratt in Brooklyn. So maybe I consider art a little more important for kids than some other parents. I love the feeling that making art gives me. And I love sharing that with kids and watching where their creativity takes them. As parents, most of us tend to fill […]

What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

Real moms get really honest!

Back to School Blues: Early Mornings & Piles of Papers

By Shannon Albarelli, Psy.D. The mornings are getting colder, the smells are crisper, and the frenzy of thoughts surrounding school preparation is beginning.  For some, the structure of the school year is welcomed with open arms. For others, all they can think about is the early morning wake-ups, the paperwork, the homework, and the whole […]

Top Ten Ways to Destroy a Marriage (other than cheating)

Divorce happens all the time. Sometimes it is sad, sometimes it is for the best. More depressing to me, are unhappy marriages. Life is too short to be be miserable about your marriage.

It is a different world … or is it?

Is the world less safe than it used to be? Read on to find out.

Summer is the time for …

I am such a better mother in the summer. My yelling and screaming is directly proportional to the business of our schedules. No schedule, no stress, no screaming. I challenge you to plan a no-schedule summer -- you won't regret it.

These Days, Who Needs a Memory?

Most of these pictures will be lost in cyberspace, obsolete hard drives and lost handhelds. Why can't we just enjoy the moment? What is with the obsession of capturing our children's lives on film?


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