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Top Ten Baby Names

It is tough to find a definitive top ten list of baby names since these lists vary somewhat by region, but the names that have appeared at the top for the past few years are pretty standard. Girls’ Names The most...

When are Kids Too Old to Sleep with Mom and Dad?

Oh Boy! Co-sleeping, often referred to as bed sharing, is one of those hot button issues that receives as much hostility from those defending their position as breastfeeding does. And for most parents, even those who swore up and...

Symptoms of Conception

So, you’re trying to have a baby! And you have probably subsequently noticed that the time between '‘doing it'’ and finding out whether or not you are pregnant (getting your period or not) seems to be like the longest...

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...

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...

Visiting Baltimore – Things to See and Do

Baltimore is one of the most unique seaside towns in America. Offering both history and the most up to date entertainment, Baltimore visitors get more than just a peaceful vacation by the bay. Starting at the Inner harbor and working outward, Baltimore is home to a conglomerate of various...

Disneyland Admission Discounts – Making Disney More Affordable

Saving on tickets is one way to make a Disney vacation more affordable; Disneyland admission discounts are offered almost year round. If you simply walk up to the ticket gate, you will pay full price for your ticket.  A little advanced planning can save you a lot of money...