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

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

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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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...

Originally posted in: Family Activities
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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.


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


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!


Mother's Day Show behind the scenes 1983

JLP Staff | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Mother's Day Show behind the scenes 1983

Originally posted in: Parenting