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Family Life | Seasonal

5 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Fewer Gifts This Christmas

The last thing you want on Christmas morning is a disappointed kid, especially considering how difficult 2020 has already been. It’s been a year of postponements, cancellations—and, for many Americans—beaten-up bank accounts.  So if you know that Christmas is going to be… Read More

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15 Traditions to Make Your Holiday Brighter

This year has been full of change, uncertainty, and unprecedented circumstances. (How many times have we heard that phrase over the last 9 months?!) The challenges we face have proven everyone responds to a given experience in a variety of ways. For… Read More

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The Parent Cue 2020 Gift Guide

If there were ever a year you’d like to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, 2020 is it.  Yes, this Christmas will be different from any other. But, there’s no need to add to the stress we… Read More

Family Life | Mental Health | Seasonal | Self Care

The Newly-Single Parent Holiday Guide

First, let me say that getting separated or divorced just sucks. It does. Even if the dissolution of the relationship provides relief in many ways, it’s still deeply disappointing. Not to mention embarrassing.  I know zero people who get married and think,… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Seasonal

A Letter to Parents Who Hurt During the Holidays

Hey, friend: Yes, you. The one who’s dreading the upcoming holiday season. I know you get this pit in your stomach whenever you think about it, but you try to put on a cheerful face for your kids and your family. You… Read More

Celebrations | Family Life | Featured | Seasonal

Have an Honest Conversation about Your Holiday Budget (Here’s How)

2020 has been quite a year, hasn’t it?  That’s probably an understatement. For a lot of families, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways we’ll never forget. And, for some of us, it’s taken a hard toll on our bank… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Featured | School Life | Seasonal

3 Ways to Survive the Back-to-School Season

You’re never prepared for it – for that moment on your weekly (tri-weekly) trip to Target when the water toys and outdoor furniture sets are corralled into the clearance section and replaced by mountains of marbleized composition notebooks and rows of calculators… Read More