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4082 Miles with a Pair of Toddlers – or, the Utterly Epic Cross-Country Adventure

This summer, my family completed an epic move across the country from Silver Spring, MD in the DC area to Lake Oswego, OR in the Portland area.  I wrote previously about the effort we took in preparing our children for the drive across country, but now I figured I’d give the highlights of how we […]

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6 Tips for Small Children (and their Parents) who are Scared of the Dentist

Even though I’m sure most parents wouldn’t count “Going to the Dentist” as one of their top-10 recreational activities for small children.   However, if your child ends up terror-stricken at even the thought of having a dentist look at their mouth, this could create a cascading set of problems resulting in poor dental health, cavities, baby-tooth extractions, […]

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10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should NOT Be “Banned” for Kids Under 12

  Cris Rowan’s Huffington Post article entitled “10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12” has been all over my Facebook wall, having been shared over 350,000 times at this writing, and has gotten a good bit of traction.  I’m sure a lot of parents go way overboard […]

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