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The sweet bitterness of it all

on Jan. 05, 2017, at 7:02 a.m.
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Hate being outside? Four ways to get your kids out there anyway

on Jan. 03, 2017, at 6:41 a.m.
Do you hate being outside, which makes it hard to get your kids outside? I get it. There are parts of parenting I hate, too. Here are four tips that will help you get your kids (and yourself) out there.
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The year of the shrug

on Jan. 01, 2017, at 11:19 a.m.
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How to avoid getting Yankee swamped this Holiday season

on Dec. 20, 2016, at 3:40 p.m.
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Basketball Wives of Aroostook County

on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
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Your guide to the perfect snow day

on Dec. 12, 2016, at 9:24 a.m.
Do you know how to make the perfect snow day? Here’s a post I wrote last year about how to kick back, relax, give up control, and enjoy.
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Dare to be proud

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 6:25 p.m.
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Why I didn’t redecorate the Christmas Tree

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:05 a.m.
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See the moon shines through the trees…

on Nov. 30, 2016, at 6:54 a.m.
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The Thanksgiving Orphans

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
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Not a shopper? Opt outside with me on Black Friday

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Why shop on Black Friday when you can opt outside? Join the movement to turn away from the craziness and get some fresh air.
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Will it get easier?

on Nov. 16, 2016, at 8:15 p.m.
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Maintaining Motivation

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.
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Are the Elections, stomach bugs and organizing frenzy related?

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
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Three lessons from the outdoors for Election Day

on Nov. 08, 2016, at 8:23 a.m.
It’s Election Day. How to survive the stress? Here are three things I learned just this week that can help you and your kids pull through.
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Of Ostriches, soup, bread and chocolate pudding

on Nov. 07, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.
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Nine products to make handwriting fun!

on Nov. 06, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
Do you have a child struggling with writing? Maybe the mechanics of it or maybe they just hate it and are unwilling to learn? Here are eight fun, silly, outside-of-the-box products that will help them (and you) get out of that rut!
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When the enemy strikes

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
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Why taking down the screens isn’t a 10-minute job

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
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Want your kids to stay in Maine? Teach them to appreciate Maine.

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 4:32 p.m.
Maine is taking its share of hits these days. Want your kids to stay here? Stop listening to the trash talk them and teach them to appreciate Maine.