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Looking for Charities That Inspire Kids and Families

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Tue, 2014-12-02 13:48
Tell us which charities inspire your children, and your family, to give time and money to a cause.

This Holiday, Together; the Next, Apart

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Tue, 2014-12-02 10:52
For someone who ascribes so much value to being present, living in constant countdown mode while waiting for my husband's returns feels ironic at best, overwhelming at worst.

Tip of the Day November 23

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Tue, 2014-12-02 08:30

Listen to your child and respect what he or she tells you.

The Modern Parent’s ABC: H Is for Harried

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:02
Frosting three dozen cupcakes for school while helping with a science project and answering your email? Welcome to the modern parent's alphabet.

An Aging Parent’s Frustrations, Heard but Not Absorbed

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2014-12-01 13:25
For years, I've been listening as my once-vibrant father transfers his frustration with his chronic ailments onto me. But when I hang up the phone, I hang up his dissatisfaction, too.

Weekly Quandary: Would Santa Say ‘No’ to an iPad?

Motherlode Blog Feeds - Mon, 2014-12-01 09:56
My 8-year-old boy/girl twins have decided they're only asking Santa for one item this year: an iPad. Each. I'm pretty sure Santa will say no. But should he? And how?

Tip of the Day November 22

ParentFurther RSS Feeds - Mon, 2014-12-01 08:35

Invite your child’s friends to hang out in your home when you are there. Take time to chat with them.

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