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How to Keep your Kids Busy this Summer

JLP Staff | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

There are so many fun ways to keep you and your kids engaged and busy. From exploring local activities to playing in your own backyard, there is something for every perso...

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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.

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The Happiest Place on Earth

Joan Lunden | Friday, June 17, 2016

Summer is here, and so is vacation season! Here are some great things to know when planning a trip for you and the kids to Disney World

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Pool Safety for Summer Fun

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Many people say "Hello" to summer by hitting the pool. Read more about how to keep your kids safe at the pool here!

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Smart Steps to Start Saving for College

Joan Lunden | Thursday, May 26, 2016

Great advice from Parents Magazine on ways to start saving for college. I can totally relate!

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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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8 Family Friendly Board Games You Can Play With Your Grandkids

JLP Staff | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Are your grandkids constantly glued to tablets, smartphones, and televisions? Why not pry them away from their devices to enjoy some old-fashioned fun?

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Your Children and Extracurriculars: 5 Tips

JLP Staff | Friday, April 22, 2016

Whether your child is interested in dance, karate, art, music, sports, or some other activity, you can nurture this interest and encourage your child to spread his or her...

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4 Tips on How to Juggle Your Student Athletes Busy Schedule

JLP Staff | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Being a student athlete is not easy. If you're a parent, these tips will show you how to help your student athletes thrive both in class and on the field.

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5 Spring Break Trip Tips for the Concerned Parent

JLP Staff | Monday, March 14, 2016

Spring Break is an institution among high school and college kids. As a parent, you want to protect your kids while still allowing them a reasonable degree of autonomy. I...

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