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Articles in Work & Family, Discipline and Household Safety

Help! We’re Getting on Each Other’s Nerves

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I’ll admit it. I’ve had a few days in the last month when I’ve lost it. I’ve been stuck in this house with my husband and my two boys. I love them with all my heart, but our togetherness is unrelenting, and there are moments when we’re having conflic... Read full article

Hand Washing and Wedding Rings

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YES, we know, wash away those hands and fingers for 20 seconds multiple times a day. But, after so much hand washing, my ring finger became irritated around my wedding rings. ... Read full article

10 Netiquette & Remote Schooling Norms Every Family Needs to Know

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In this era of remote schooling, there are new tech platform norms and social coaching advice that we, as parents and educators, need to expressly spell out for our children. Framing and coaching how students can engage productively... Read full article

Sports Safety & Injury Prevention

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Since school started in September, many children have been leaving their classrooms for fields, rinks and courts to practice for a sports team. Whether it’s soccer in the fall, hockey in the winter, or tennis in the spring, participating in sports is... Read full article

Poison Control and Ingestion Safety

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March is National Poison Prevention Month, and this is a great reminder to familiarize yourself with Poison Control and safety interventions to help keep your loved ones safe.  The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness around the multiple diffe... Read full article

Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

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These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article

How active and imaginative play encourages learning

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How do parents know if an educational environment is right for their child? Studies have shown that active, dramatic play is an integral part of early childhood learning. Parents need to determine whether a learning environment is conducive to develo... Read full article

What Prepared Parents Bring to the Emergency Department

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As a parent, an unexpected trip to the Emergency Department can be extremely stressful, unpredictable and even scary, but, being prepared can help keep your focus where it needs to be, on your child. No matter the nature of the emergency, being under... Read full article

15 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe at Home

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15 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe at Home... Read full article

5 Tips for Starting a Small Business While Keeping Your Day Job

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Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island & Vermont (BBB) offers tips to hold onto your day job while becoming an entrepreneur. ... Read full article

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