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10 Ways To Help Your Child Become A Better Writer

If your kids are like mine, they don’t take well to their parents giving them advice on much of anything — academics, athletics, you name it. In many ways, I am thankful for this. My kids are independent and have learned to do their homework on their own.But I had to step in recently to help my middle-schooler with a term paper that needed a lot of help. I started with my red pen …

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Are You Setting Your Child Up to be a Victim of Bullying?

My 9 year old daughter is starting third grade in a new school. I hear through the grapevine that the children in the class have been together since first grade. So over the summer I gently coached my daughter about making new friends. I suggested that although she is a newbie herself, she should also reach out to the other new kids in the class. My daughter is a good listener and she does just that.

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Fox Biz’s Sandra Smith: I Sneak “Me Time” In The Middle Of The Night

If you find a BabyBjrn Baby Carrier and Google Calendar in the vicinity of a stock trading floor, chances are you just might catch a glimpse of Fox Business Network reporter and new mom, Sandra Smith.Having grown up in Chicagos financial district, Sandra knew how to talk about U.S. equities, commission reports, investment management, and just about everything else with a number in it. And as she rose the ranks as a …

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Let’s Craft: Make Your Own Paper Snowflakes

Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from, Jessica Begum, the crafty momma behind the blog Hipster’s Tea Party. Check out her tutorial for how to make your own paper snowflakes: “It’s official! Winter is here! I’m celebrating winter by making paper snowflakes. Want to join me?