Respect Authority and Teach Respect for Authority

June 4, 2014
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Dear Parents, Let’s stop for a minute and examine what we are teaching our kids through our subliminal messages.  Yes, I said teaching our kids (not goats) and yes, I said subliminal messages (if not blatant really).  You see, I open the internet to read blogs or Facebook and often Twitter too and I see…

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Photography Tips at your fingertips: How to Take Better Snapshots of Your Little One This Summer

May 29, 2014
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I am a stay at home mommy to a very advanced and active 13 month old boy. I also have a great passion for living in the moment, and capturing it through the lens of my Canon so that I can flip back in the days ahead and bring back those memories. There is nothing…

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What About Facebook?

May 28, 2014
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As I peruse my news feed, I’m often amazed of some of the funny stuff that my friends and family find on the internet and then choose to share on Facebook.  Sometimes I’m even shocked.  I try to go through my feed at least once a day and see what’s happening in the lives of…

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Thank a Soldier!

May 25, 2014
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Don't be selfish...

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Summer Camps–Where? What kind? How old?

May 22, 2014
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Earlier in the year I received an invitation for my oldest son, who is 11, to travel this summer with a group of individuals his age.  He would have been given the opportunity to travel to another country with a small group of individuals and chaperones.  While it was extremely inviting and we were honored…

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School’s Out for Summer!

May 20, 2014
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The time has come for families with school age children:  schools out!  As children every where celebrate the freedom from the confines of a classroom, parents look ahead and wonder how long the excitement will last before the first child utters those words….I’m bored!  While I don’t profess to have the answer to that in…

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Children with Food Allergies Can Have A Fun Summer

May 16, 2014
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If your kids are anything like mine, they are driving you crazy right now, with questions like, "How many more days until school is over?" and "When does soccer start?", "Am I going to camp this summer?". Some days, I feel like I answered these questions 50 times and no matter how many times I…

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Shopping for Non GMO and Gluten Free Foods on A Budget

May 15, 2014
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When we moved from our hometown 8 years ago, it was so hard to get used to the fact that we have 1 grocery store within a 25 mile radius, and not much else. We moved from the city, to live in the "country", which was great, but when you are so used to running…

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The PSAT: Preparing Your Child for College

May 14, 2014
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Americans have been concerned about our ability to compete with other countries in the education arena. Since the turn of the twenty-first century the US Government has made several efforts at education reform, to make the United States more competitive on the world stage. From No Child Left Behind, to Race to the Top, to…

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