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Irresistible Reads for 2017

Prevent the dreaded summer slide and let your kids curl up with a cool lemonade and one of these books, suggested by children’s literature experts at The Horn Book.

The Graduation Party Game Plan

Planning a graduation party at home can be cheaper and more customizable but you’re in charge of every detail. For this symbolic day, preparation is key. Whether an intimate get-together or going all out, careful planning equals a stress-free day.

I Miss Her More When She's Home

On that fateful day when the doctor in the delivery room handed me a tiny, six pound baby girl, I could never have imagined coming face-to-face with anyone quite so beautiful, or loving someone quite so much. As my husband…

Fear and self-loathing

Mom blogger Jeanne McCullough recalls her teen self-esteem issues and says women should stop expressing self-loathing in front of young girls.

Academic Camps: A Smart Choice

Remember when kids looked forward to a summer free from anything that seemed like school? That has changed for many kids as today’s academic camps put a positive spin on “summer school.” Private schools and local colleges are good places…

Very Re-useful!

Consignment stores can stretch your budget. Some also will sell your gently used clothes and other items.