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Equal Pay Day 2023

Equal Pay Day for ALL Women should be on December 31, 2022 but it's not. The next Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, March 14, 2023. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Here are a few stats that chill my bones: Equal Pay Day for ...
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10 Great Earth Hour Ideas for Awesome Parenting

What are you doing March 25 at 8:30pm? That’s Earth Hour, you know, the event when the world shuts off the non-essentials for an hour in statement of solidarity in support of our planet. When we lived in a house, we simply shut off the entire building. An hour was ...
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Help Your Awesome Daughter Thrive Today: Parenting with Proper Nutrition

Wouldn't it be cool if you had the ingredients to whip up a magical potion that could cure your kids of their behavioral woes? I've got just the thing! It's called organic, non-GMO fresh produce. You'd be surprised at the enormity of the connection between what you put in your ...
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Your Tweens and Teenagers Need a Mid-Year Plan Now! Parenting Advice for Awesome Moms

It's mid-year in the school year. Whether your kids are rocking the school year, or getting ready to give up, it's time to take a look at how they're going to handle the second half of the year. Even successful students need to revisit how the year is going to ...
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Choice: Your Parenting Superpower… or… How to Reduce Your Conflicts with Tweens and Teenagers

Do you have an effective way to approach your child when he or she is upset? Or, do your loving attempts result in your cherub blowing up at you, triggering your own angry reaction? Sometimes a parent approaches me with an issue that just happens to perfectly match an interview ...
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The Mom Meet-Up: A Parenting Resource for Awesome Moms

It’s 2023! What’s new with you? Are you getting ready for the second half of the school year? Do you feel like you’re up to your elbows in kiddie stress? How about up to your neck in mom stress? Drop me a line when you get a chance and let ...
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Talking With Your Kids Matters Even More: Parenting Advice for Awesome Moms

How are your kids doing in school this year? Our vulnerable student population needs so much more support right now, more than any other time in our lifetime. Many of their families have undergone traumatic events (loss of loved ones, loss of jobs, illness), that have fueled stress, conflict, and, ...
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Beauty and the Beast, a Great Holiday, and She-Hulk

What do Christmas, Beauty and the Beast, and She-Hulk all have in common? It’s the holiday season, so my family is doing the holiday thing by enjoying the warm California sunshine (as opposed to basking in Connecticut’s 26 degrees). More importantly, The Cherub is with us once again. I can’t ...
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Parenting Conversation Starters for Awesome Moms: Parenting Advice for Awesome Moms

The kids are going to be home for the holiday break! Does that statement make you cry out, "Hooray!" or does it just make you want to cry? Having the kids home disrupts your routine, and it disrupts theirs. In addition, just a couple of years ago coming home from ...
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