Why I Love Baseball…

May 3, 2014
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So, where were we when I told you the last baseball story……….oh well never mind that, hear this one…… Last night was a night for our little ones to win…….it came about as we scored 9 runs in the last inning and then held the other team to just 1.  That’s not a real big…

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Natural Disasters and other Tragedies–What Can You Do to Help Your Child Cope

May 1, 2014
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When natural disasters occur, adults often get caught up in the hustle and bustle of making ends meet, putting the pieces of their lives back together and generally fretting over the details.  However, many times the state of mind of the children involved in these same traumatic experiences are left to their own devices.  Adults…

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Preparing For Summer with Fun (and Cheap) Activities

April 29, 2014
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At any age, the activities to entertain your little ones are endless. Here are a few ideas to spur your creativity and get you started for fun (and mostly free) activities for the summer days ahead. Infant Indoor: Gather junk mail, etc., and allow baby to entertain herself by shredding it til her heart’s content.…

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Setting a Good Example for Our Children

April 28, 2014
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As spring turns to summer and youth sports grows by leaps and bounds, it’s paramount to remember that it’s a group of youngsters playing a game they love and sometimes, they simply don’t need anyone to interfere.  Read along as Mom~E~Centric talks about how hard it is to be the adult when your children are…

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Spring is in the Air

April 16, 2014
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Err, literally. It’s in the air, on your car, covering your porch, and sitting by patiently waiting to attack you with sniffles, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats. If you are like millions of others who suffer from allergy problems, you may be looking for a hole to crawl in until the dreaded pollen has moved…

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Loving and Longing for Summer

April 15, 2014
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Summer is approaching faster than most parents want it to. And with the kids being out of school, parents need to think ahead. I was fortunate enough that I didn't work out of the home when my kids were small. That said, that isn't the case for many parents - especially single parents. They need…

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Hold Your Children Close Tonight, Then Just Try to Hold Them A Little Closer Than That

April 9, 2014
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In the last week, both of my kids have come home with tales of other children being mean to them.  I’m not blind, I’ve been in the classroom and I know, kids are mean to each other, but normally, that’s the end of it.  We do our very best to teach our kids to be…

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What Might the Easter Bunny Bring to Your Little One’s Basket?

April 4, 2014
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It might be a decade (or a few) since you received your last Easter basket. However, if your family celebrated Easter, you are likely to recall the excitement that bubbled up inside as you anticipated the goodies you were going to receive in your basket when the bunny has left the building. Now, many of…

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April Fool’s, What I Call, Another Kid Holiday

April 1, 2014
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I know that may people embark on this holiday with great enthusiasm.  Our family has a hard time keeping up with the major holidays though so this one normally gets pushed aside.  As the kids get older, we do start to think about fun little things that we could do to really send our kids…

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