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How to Talk to Your Kids About Safe Driving

JLP Staff | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thinking of your teenagers on the road can be scary. But if you prepare them well, you'll feel more comfortable letting the kids take the keys.

Originally posted in: Teens & College
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IEPs: Independent Education Plans

JLP Staff | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Some students need even more special attention, which is where independent education plans (IEPs) appear. What exactly are IEPs, and who benefits from them?

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Babies and Car Safety: 5 Things to Know

JLP Staff | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Car seats are crucial for protecting your child in the event of an accident. Here are 5 things to review to make sure you're keeping your baby safe in the car.

Originally posted in: New Moms
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4 Tips for Scheduling School Activities

JLP Staff | Friday, September 9, 2016

From daily drop off and pick up to weekly after school activities, it seems like you're always running during the school year. Here are some tips to help you stay organiz...

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5 Reasons to Give your Kids an Allowance

JLP Staff | Wednesday, September 7, 2016

To learn to ride a bike, you need a bike. And to learn to manage money, you need a little money.

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Back to School: Pack a Lunch

JLP Staff | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Here are 5 reasons to pack a lunch and 5 well rounded lunches to get you started!

Originally posted in: Nutrition
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5 Items You Need for Childproofing Your Home

JLP Staff | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

There are a few essential products for childproofing your home that are inexpensive, easy to use, and will save you a lot of trouble (not to mention a few boo-boos)

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Preparing to Be an Empty Nester

JLP Staff | Sunday, August 14, 2016

So as the youngest is about to leave home for their next adventure, they are not the only one entering new phases. You as a parent could also be experiencing some mixed e...

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Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Nanny This Summer

JLP Staff | Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Nannies give your children personal care and attention in the familiar surroundings of your home. Asking these questions will help you find the perfect nanny.

Originally posted in: Family
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Mother's Day Show behind the scenes 1983

JLP Staff | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Mother's Day Show behind the scenes 1983

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