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Common Benefits of Online Learning You Should Consider Today

If you have a child who is looking to get a college education soon, whether they’ve recently completed high school studies or have been in the workforce for a while and now want to pursue an advanced degree, you...

Improving Parents’ Relationships with their Child’s School Counselor

When most parents think about school counselors, they assume that the counselor’s primary job is to help students select classes and build their schedules. Some might work with a counselor when a student is having trouble, academic or otherwise,...

War Stories Of Common First Time Parent Mistakes

When you have your very first baby it’s exciting, exhilarating, wonderful, amazing – and terrifying! So very, very terrifying!! You’re suddenly responsible for this tiny little person and have no idea what the hell you’re doing. You think about...

Could Jewish Boarding School Be the Right Choice for Your Child?

When it comes to teaching their children about their Hebrew language and heritage, most Jewish families turn to Jewish day schools. But boarding school has many advantages for children, above and beyond superior academics and facilities. A person’s adolescent...

The Pain of Watching Your Teen Struggle

The teenage years are a time of making some of the best memories of your life as well as dealing with some of the biggest challenges of your life. My teenage years seemed to be mostly the latter and...

What Makes a Mom Sad?

When you’re pregnant with your first baby, you think you’re in for a world of rainbows, unicorns, and magical fairy dust from the minute he or she is born, and then for the eighteen years that follow. It’s not...

Little Children, Headache; Big Children, Heartache

This old proverb exists for a reason, because it’s absolutely true! Of course not every little child is a headache, nor is every big child a heartache. By this I mean, not all babies, toddlers, and grade school children...

Have Teen Fashions Improved Over the Years

I grew up in the eighties and nineties. The former was one of the most ridiculous decades in fashion since the advent of time itself. The latter was actually quite conservative in comparison. Traveling back in time to the...

Do Moms Feel Guilty All the Time

“Mom guilt”…it’s an actual thing. For some women, it starts before they’re even pregnant with their first child. When my husband and I started the process of trying to conceive, so many questions popped into my head. Did I...

The Challenges of Adding a Second Child to the Family

Nothing is as life-changing as having your first baby. No matter how informed you are or how many people have warned you, you can’t sufficiently prepare for the shock of becoming a parent for the first time. Life as...

Do You Take Enough Vacations – There Is More to Life than Work

Vacation! According to reports from Expedia dot com, the average American only takes about 12 vacation days per year. Compared to the rest of the world, this is an extremely slim amount of time for rest and relaxation. In countries such as Germany, France, and Great Britain – the...

Disneyland on the 4th of July – Enjoy the Fireworks

If you want to immerse yourself in an old fashioned American celebration, then head to Disneyland on the 4th of July. From the patriotic decorations to the special entertainment and parades, you’ll find plenty to do during the daytime. After dark, you’ll have a great view of one of...

Popular Theme Parks – Disneyland, SeaWorld and Universal Studios

Fun-seeking individuals have been enjoying theme parks for many years. Ever see those wonderful old turn-of-the-century moving pictures of early amusement parks where the ladies are riding coasters in a dress and the gentlemen are wearing a tie as they enjoy the bumper cars? Obviously, such attractions have long...