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Archives for May 2008

Try a “Greens” Shake!

by Melissa May 15th, 2008| Helpful Hints

Are you having trouble getting your youngsters to eat their leafy greens? Put them in a shake! I know, it sounds weird and...well...disgusting, but it's not as bad as you might think. A "greens" shake is actually quite tasty.

Little Ones and Road Trips

by Michele May 14th, 2008| Infants/Toddlers
My husband and I are taking three-feet-of-fun to Oceanside, California, for a week of fun in the sun. We're really looking forward to the vacation except the fact that we're driving down there. For those of you who've never gone on a long distance road trip with a young child,

Which AP Exams Are Your Kids Taking?

by Editorial Team May 9th, 2008| Teens
Every year, eager and energetic high school students study for Advanced Placement (AP) exams that will earn college credit for them before they ever step foot in a college classroom. These exams come in dozens of subjects from U.S. History to Physics and from Spanish to Art History.

Counting to Calm

by LJ Dovichi May 8th, 2008| Preschool
There's nothing quite like a three-year-old having a meltdown -- the huge alligator tears running down his or her face and the loud wails that can be heard reverberating throughout a hundred mile radius. You know the symptoms well -- tired, hungry, bored -- but you never really know what's

Gum in Clothing?

by Michele May 6th, 2008| Helpful Hints
Children and chewing gum make for an interesting combination. Although blowing bubbles can be a great pastime, there are downfalls to this fun.

Gum in your child's clothing.

So, what is one to do when the piece of gum's final placement is not in the trash but on clothing? I

Kids and Gardening

by Melissa May 2nd, 2008| Preschool

Spring is here, and it's time to get a start on those gardening activities. Nothing tastes better than homegrown tomatoes, snap peas, and radishes - fresh out of the garden.

This past month, my husband and I have been helping