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The biggest mistake you might make in your next family vacation

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“My time with Colin isn’t going like I hoped. I keep trying to bring up big topics and he hardly responds.” My husband Dave’s friend, Doug, was in a panic. To commemorate his son Colin’s sixteenth birthday, Doug told Colin he’d take him anywhere in the US for a three-day vacation. Just the two of […]

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4 ways to make this summer unforgettable for your family

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I love summers with my kids. No homework to review with them when I get home from work. Longer conversations during and after dinner. Spontaneous ice cream runs at night. Or whenever. Now that our oldest is finishing eleventh grade, Dave and I can see high school graduation on the horizon. We are determined to […]

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3 ways to get talking with parents about technology

Posted By Cristy

The other night I talked with my daughter about the importance of keeping your research under control. I explained that one could spend hours and days exploring a particular topic, each click of a link taking you further down a tantalizing path of information. But at some point, you have to tell yourself when to […]

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