Category: Parenting

Thanksgiving

3 Thanksgiving Gratitude Games to Play

Thanksgiving is all about having an attitude of gratitude. So while your family is gathered around the table for a fabulously delicious feast, play these three fun Thanksgiving gratitude games. It’s sure to make Thanksgiving—or any meal—heartwarming and happy. To…

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3 Thanksgiving Holiday Shortcuts

Thanksgiving is synonymous with hours of recipes and roasting, slow cooking and savory eats. But while cooking up a Thanksgiving feast can be fun, it can become stressful if you have to work late or have an overflowing plate—literally. If…

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5 Tips for Helping Children With Sensory Challenges on Halloween

While many children enjoy Halloween traditions of tick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, and interaction with costume-clad ghouls and goblins, children affected by a sensory processing disorder may interpret and react differently to these holiday activities. “Children with sensory processing challenges may become…

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Celebrity Parents Magazine: Steve Elci Issue

  Celebrity Parents Magazine: Steve Elci Issue VOLUME X, ISSUE VI COVER STEVE ELCI MOMS WE LOVE LISA WILLIAMSON OF UPSPRING BOOK BAG ZEN TEEN: 40 WAYS TO STAY CALM WHEN LIFE GETS STRESSFUL HEALTH HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY…

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Study Finds Preschoolers Need More Opportunities for Active Play

Physical activity is important for young children’s health and development, yet most 3- to 5-year-old’s are not getting the two hours per day of recommended physical activity. A study in Pediatrics found that kids simply are not given enough opportunities…

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3 Healthy Halloween Tips for Kids

With Halloween just around the corner, be sure to plan ahead to give kids healthy alternatives to trick them into thinking they are enjoying a treat. Kate Geagan, America’s Green Nutritionist, award-winning dietitian, and the author of Go Green Get Lean: Trim…

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How to Care for Yourself When You Travel

When you’re traveling for your job, there are often so many work-related details that are demanding your attention. But it’s also equally important to practice some serious self-care while you’re away from your family, too. Learn how to take care of…

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Celebrity Interview: Anthony Quinones of Boricua Posse

By day, Anthony Quinones is a hard-working man and father. But onstage, Anthony is a force to be reckoned with, as he transforms into Boricua Posse, a Latin club artist with a presence that’s larger than life. We spoke to…

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Saying Goodbye to Just Jennifer

“Just Jennifer” was my first (and only) foray into the world of blogging. Each week, more or less, I would write about things that were happening in my life, my kids’ lives, and try to wrap it up in a…

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Moms We Love: Stephanie Gilmore

As a photographer, Stephanie Gilmore creates gorgeous heirloom portraiture that can be passed down through the generations. We spoke exclusively with Stephanie about her career, how budding photographers can launch their own businesses, and why taking a hiatus from photography…