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Five Best Practices for School Success

“You don’t have to make it perfect, but you can make it great.” – Alessio, my 5-year old son, advising his frustrated little sister on why her squiggly lines are okay in her first attempts at writing the alphabet

It’s back-to-school time again.  In families across America the homework showdowns have already begun.   Parents struggle with homework almost as much as kids do.  After a full day at school, it’s hard to get …

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Tips on Wedding Makeup

Planning for your big day can make you happy, giddy and more than a little stressed. In addition to planning the reception, organizing the attendants, fitting your gown and reserving the building, you may have little time to think about your makeup. Don’t skimp on this area of planning. After all, your wedding day may produce more photos of your lovely face than on any other day in your entire life. Although makeup is an important consideration on your wedding day, planning to look your best on this special day doesn’t require large amounts of time or money.

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Mastering Family Dynamics: 14 Ways to Make Your Family Holiday Stress-Free

Discover expert tips and strategies for navigating the complexities of family dynamics during holiday gatherings. Learn how to communicate effectively, set realistic expectations, and practice self-care to ensure a harmonious and stress-free celebration.