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Economy Hits Summer Camp, More Free Time for Kids

Summer camp attendance is down, due to the economy. Image: Pink Sherbet Photography/Flickr
As families everywhere tighten their belts and pinch their pennies, summer camp attendance is taking a hit. The American Camp Association reported at 10 t...

Slow Parenting - The New, Old Way of Doing Things

Does life feel like it's flying by too fast? Do you find yourself constantly telling your kids to hurry, hurry, hurry? Has it been days since you just sat and talked to your partner or children? What you might need is "slow parenting." It's a new ter...

Extracurricular activities - How much is too much?

My older daughter's soccer coach called last night. I groaned when he told me he'd set soccer practices for the same day of the week that my daughter has dance. Now, one evening a week, she'll go from one dance class to the other, then directly to so...

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