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My Child is Failing Kindergarten: Should I Worry or Not?

Is your child failing kindergarten? If you are searching this query, then something must be happening in your life to cause it. Likely your child is currently in kindergarten and is struggling. Maybe you are meeting the teacher at pick-up time every day with a negative or troubling report. Or perhaps your child isn’t making …

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How to Deal with a Manipulative Step-Daughter: Tips For a New Step-Parent

You’re older now, and have finally settled into the relationship that you just know is the one. Problem is, you’re not alone in that relationship. That’s right, that perfect someone will be bringing their children into the relationship. If you’ve never dealt with children in your own life, you may be up against a steep …

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Spiders in the Sandbox: A Guide for Parents to Get Them Out

Nothing is better in the warm weather months than watching our children explore the joy of digging in the sand. I love their carefully cultivated sandcastles! It’s even better to watch in their very own sandbox from the comfort of your own back yard. Undertaking a task of setting up a sand box can be …

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What Age Should I Start Reading To My Child?

Are you pregnant or expecting a child? Are you reading all the stats about the importance of reading on the formations of little brains, language, and even emotional connections to caregivers? The research on reading to children is astounding. It seems that the more we know about reading to children, the better we understand it …

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Using Law School Loans for Traveling After Taking the Bar (It’s a Bad Idea)

Today we are talking about the common practice of taking out loans to fund studying for the bar ( as well as my experience in funding bar study). I was a law student many years ago, and I can speak from experience about how that has played out for the folks who did, and the …

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