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Helicopter Parents: Avoid Hovering Through Preparation

Helicopter parents are known for hovering over their teens every second of every day. They are overly attentive and fearful for their child’s every problem. This intense involvement with teens, though, can be avoided through just one thing: preparation. Many people become helicopter parents because they do not adequately plan, so they have to lead…

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Harvard and Other Elite Schools End Test Optional Applications: What You Need to Know

In a move that has rekindled discussions about the role of standardized tests in college admissions, Harvard University has recently announced that it will reintroduce SAT and ACT scores as a requirement for its application process. This decision marks a significant shift from the temporary test-optional policies adopted by many institutions during the pandemic. Understandably,…

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Montessori for the Modern Mom

Montessori. You’ve heard of it. You’ve probably misspelled it. You’ve drooled over the beautiful materials, the sweet, child-sized everything. Maybe you’ve considered implementing it with your family. But then, you started reading about it and yikes-- it sounds like you’d have to overhaul your entire life to make it work. Not only that, but it seems…

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A Light Bulb Moment for Parent of Child with Autism

I read this article the other day by a female adolescent with autism. What did it say? Well, this person with autism explained why she hates her parents. What? Hate is very strong word. Yet, when I read the article, I understood her point of view. Which was? She dearly loves her parents, but she…

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Father’s Day Gifts We Are Loving This Year

As moms, we may take on the majority of caretaking for our little ones but when we need the help and support, daddy is always there. Celebrate him as a father to your child(ren) and a partner in life. Here’s a list of gifts we’re loving this year: Foodie Daddy Sometimes, Daddy needs a bevy after…