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5 Fun Easter Crafts for You and Your Family

JLP Staff | Monday, April 10, 2017

Of the many traditions for the Easter season, crafting is a leading pastime for many families. Check out these 5 adorable crafts to make together.

Originally posted in: Holiday
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6 Parenting Tips for Moms Undergoing Treatment

Mommy and Me Cancer Foundation | Monday, April 3, 2017

Being a mom is hard, but being a mom undergoing cancer treatment is even harder. Here are some great tips for any mom carrying both her identity as a parent and the chall...

Originally posted in: Breast Cancer
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Lion Moms: Why We Roar

Lisa Moreno | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lion Moms are defined as mothers who have children with a chronic illness. Check out the story of Lisa and her son Brody.

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Tweens, Teens, and Technology: Three Strategies to Get on the Same Technological Team!

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As parents and educators, we all need to continuously get a grip on what can regularly be a technological conflict particularly with the young people in our life.

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Is Part-Time Job, a Good Idea for Your Teen? Yes! Here’s Why!

JLP Staff | Monday, February 20, 2017

Taking a part-time job while still in high school can help your teen develop skills that will help them later in life.

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Empty Nest? Here are 8 Cool Projects You Can Start Today

JLP Staff | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Need something to do with all your new free time? Try starting one of these cool projects after your kids leave for college.

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Tweens, Teens and Technology: Multi-Tasking Mania

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Friday, February 17, 2017

Waiting on pic As Americans, we often pride ourselves on the thought that busier equals better. But multi-tasking and becoming distracted by technology can have greater i...

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7 Tips for Empty Nest Moms

JLP Staff | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Feeling lonely in your empty nest? These seven tips can help you reclaim empty space when your children leave for college.

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3 Ways to Talk with Your Kids about Martin Luther King Jr

JLP Staff | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr’s day provides parents an opportunity to use history to teach their kids a human lesson.

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Power Up Parents: Three Tips to Get a Grip on Your Tweens, Teens, and Technology

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Monday, December 19, 2016

Concerned about your teen? These three guidelines can help every parent take a step in the right direction with their tweens, teens, and technology

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