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How to Create Balanced Screen Time in your Home

Over the past few years I’ve watched the screen debate evolve as families choose between having a “screen-free” or a “screen-filled” home. In our family we’ve carefully chosen what is watched on TV, what Internet sites can be accessed, and enforced a strict “no cellphone until you can drive” policy. Of course, every on-line safety… Read More How to Create Balanced Screen Time in your Home

A Year in the Secret Garden, Book Extensions

The 4 magic words that will make your kids happier in the long run

Wouldn’t it be great to have “4 magic words” that would put an end to all of your parenting worries and woes?? It would be…well…MAGICAL! Though I don’t have an extra special “abracadabra” spell, I do have four words that could make all kids happier in the long run.  The words are simple; “Get outside… Read More The 4 magic words that will make your kids happier in the long run