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Sep
2016
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Organizing ideas for kids’ rooms

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Ask most parents and they’ll tell you that having kids has enriched their lives in countless ways. But if there’s one common cause for complaint, it’s the clutter that tends to accompany children from infancy well into the teenage years. There’s no getting around it—kids require stuff. And unfortunately, cleaning up after themselves isn’t typically …

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Sep
2016
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Fun (and easy!) Labor Day party ideas

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Labor Day signals the end of summer, and a traditional time to enjoy a warm-weather cookout with friends and family. Short on time or party-throwing experience? Not to worry. Entertaining is a breeze with these quick and easy ideas to help you celebrate the final backyard party of summer. Delegate the menu. Overwhelmed by the …

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04

Aug
2016
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Helping your child adjust to a new school

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Summer is winding down and the new school year is fast approaching. Excitement is in the air as children across the country gather their pencils, binders and backpacks and eagerly anticipate catching up with classmates, returning to clubs and sports teams and getting to know new teachers and subject matter. But kids planning to attend …

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19

Jul
2016
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Backpack roundup

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The new school year is almost here and the hunt has begun for the season’s hottest gear! Sure, your star student needs to stock up on pens, pencils and notebooks. But today we’re focusing on the ultimate statement piece: the backpack. What better way is there for your son or daughter to express his or …

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20

Oct
2015
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13 spooky Halloween recipes for kids

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Halloween is right around the corner, and you’re in for a treat! We’ve gathered 13 of the sweetest, spookiest and, quite frankly, most gruesome recipes we could find. Prepare them…if you dare! 1. Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats. The cereal staple takes the shape of fall’s most famous fruit—the pumpkin. It’s a seasonal spin on everyone’s …

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