10 DIY Family Costumes for Halloween

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Put your DIY skills to good use by copying one of these outstanding Halloween costumes for the whole family. These get-ups are so great, your childless friends will be wishing they had kids, too! For more awesome costumes for babies, kids, families and even pets, check out our Halloween Pinterest board!

Social Media Guidelines to Share with Your Sitter or Nanny

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Sharing house rules and policies with your sitter or nanny is key to communicating and understanding each other’s expectations. Social media policies – essentially what you think is and isn’t ok for your sitter to post or share about your family on social media outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram – should be an […]

12 Tips for Fantastic Family Photos

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Whether you’re the family photographer or you plan to hire a professional to capture your kids or the entire family, you’ll want to check out these helpful tips for getting incredible photos that you’ll cherish for years to come. Improve your chances of getting the shots you want with these effective tips that help you […]

6 Activities for Super Creative Kids

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by Activity Rocket Looking for after school enrichment for your kids? Creative activities benefit a kid’s communication, social, and cognitive skills–in addition to being just plain fun! If you’re looking for something beyond the typical art class, try some of the following activities to get their creative juices flowing! 1. Jewelry making Was your child into […]

10 Ways to Tackle Reading Homework

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Most school-aged children are required to read as part of their daily homework. It’s typically not much, 15-40 minutes of reading, but busy families with limited after-school time can have a tough time squeezing it in. It’s difficult to find time in their busy schedules and convince tired kids, especially early readers, to hit the books each night. […]