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SATs, ACTs, Applications, Oh My!

  Just like choosing the “right” pre-school for your toddler, choosing the “right” college for your teenager is a big deal.  But the process starts way before filling out your college applications.  The whole process can be very overwhelming and that is why you...

How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports

CreditCaroline Gamon How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports Reprinted from The New York Times By Jane E. Brody Few would dispute the value to children of participating in sports, organized or otherwise. Being physically active and engaged in friendly competition is...

Back to School Life…Back to Reality

By Illana   Just the other day, I sat on the beach with my toes in the sand soaking up the last few days of the summer sun.  The kids were having fun playing in the sand(you are never too old to build a sand castle) and dodging the waves.  As I sat in my beach...

The Ultimate Back to School Lists

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Easy, Healthy Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

With a brand new school year just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about packed lunches and after school snacks.I know a lot of my mom clients struggle with what to send their child to school with every day. Especially when they’re dealing with a picky...

The Million Mile Challenge Puts The Squeeze on Childhood Cancer

As moms, our main priorities are keeping our kids safe and healthy. Yet, one in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they are 20 years old. Childhood cancer doesn’t only affect the child, it affects the entire family and the extended...

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