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You’re at Home with Your New Baby – Now What?

New moms often say theyre lucky if they get a shower when baby is an infant. Between changing diapers and breastfeeding, the day is a blur and it seems like theres no time to accomplish anything but taking care of babys immediate needs. So how do you continue to take care of yourself and your new bundle of joy? Stacey Crew, organizing expert and author of The Organized Mom, says its all about time management and being flexible and open to the unexpected, and gives several helpful suggestions.

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101 Ways to Make a Difficult Divorce Easier on Your Children

The following is a list of things you can do to make your children’s lives easier after a divorce. Read these tips as reminders of what you and your co-parent should be doing to ease the stress of divorce on your children. Remember that the reason why you should do these things is that if you don’t your children will join the ranks of those who become emotionally hurt by the process of divorce.

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How To Make The Most Out Of Family Time

How do we find that work-life balance? It’s the eternal struggle: something we’ve strived for ever since the first day we brought work home from school. There must be a way, we say, a way to make sure the “need-tos” and “want-tos” are perfectly balanced. Better yet, we think dreamily, if the scales tip in…

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10 Tips To Keep Children Safe from Sexual Abuse

Keeping your children safe from child predators sounds like a scary proposition, but it doesnt have to be. We used to teach children about stranger danger, but studies have shown that most sexual abuse occurs at the hands of someone known to the child. He might seem like the friendliest teacher, neighbor, uncle or coach. Unfortunately, this person, who is always showing an interest in your child and working to develop trust, can sometimes be a child predator. It is difficult for adults to recognize these people for who they really are, and of course, it is even more difficult for children. Just as we teach children about the dangers associated with crossing the street or going near a hot oven, we must talk to them about recognizing and avoiding threatening encounters with child predators. I have a short list of “tips” that have helped me talk to my children about safety. Here are some suggestions: