May 2014 Blog Archive

Tips on how and when to discipline your child

The toddler years are wonderful…well most of the time anyway. Our kids are beginning to talk and their personalities are starting to shine through. That’s the good news.

The bad news is those epic toddler tantrums and as a mom of triplet toddlers I have seen it all and been through it all- from meltdowns at the park to having one of my kids scream repeatedly in my ear.

Then I discovered five life-changing strategies that changed my thinking about toddler tantrums and my approach to discipline, which made for happier kids and a happier mom.

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How lucky are we!

Today is our grandma (nana) Jeanette's 99th birthday. We are so lucky and blessed to have her in our life. Over the past 99 years Nana has seen it all and is wiser and smarter today than ever before. She bakes all the time for us, her friends, everyone. She reads, plays games on the Internet, goes to the movies, and travels to Florida. She has a smile on her face and is always present at every family event.

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Choosing a Camp at the Last Minute

School is almost out for summer. Do you regret putting off looking for a summer camp? Don’t worry, there are still some summer camps with availability for your child. And keep in mind that looking for a camp this summer for next year also has many benefits. Here are some tips from the American Camp Association, NY and NJ on how to find a camp at the last minute.

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Flight Safety and FAA regulations

When traveling by air with children, it is important to be aware of in flight safety regulations. The fact that many airlines have different policies can be confusing at times for families when traveling. When considering what would be the safest way to have your child seated in the aircraft it is best to follow the recommendations of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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