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Life 101: 6 Skills every Teen Needs

JLP Staff | Thursday, October 20, 2016

When kids enter high school, it is good to decide what skills and responsibilities parents want them to handle by graduation. Try these six basic, yet essential skills.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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?

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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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Get the Family Together with Rituals and Routines

JLP Staff | Monday, September 12, 2016

As we and our kids get older, grow up, evolve our interests, and change in varied ways, it can feel like tough work keeping the family together. Rituals and routines can...

Originally posted in: Family Activities
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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...

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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)

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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...

Originally posted in: Parenting
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