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Send Your Kids to Summer Camp

Second in a series about planning for summer (Part 1) by Louise Kuo Habakus Here’s my final thought on what to do with your kids over the summer: Send them away Yes, I’m serious. It’s good for us. It’s good for them. I can hover too much. I tell them what to eat, how to eat, when to eat. Do this. Don’t do that.
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What Are the Kids Doing This Summer?

by Louise Kuo Habakus It’s the beginning of spring, and you know what’s on your mind. What are the kids going to do this summer? It’s time to start planning. And hurry, because camps are filling up! Yes, after complaining all year about the kids’ non-stop, crazy school and activity schedule, we contemplate a glorious summer full of possibilities and we… panic. Myth of
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Tuesday Afternoon. One Week Before School Starts

By Alison MacNeil I catch myself in the three-way mirror outside The Gap dressing room where my 12 year-old daughter is trying on back-to-school clothes. ‘Who is this woman?’ I wonder as I roll my shoulders back and suck in my stomach. ‘When did I become the grown-up? I look tired,’ I think to myself, ‘School starts in a week … almost to the
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Homemade Summer Popsicles

by Christine Gross-Loh Happy Summer! What conjures up summer for your family? For us it’s a chance to indulge in garden-fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, and frozen treats. One of our favorite things to make and eat are homemade popsicles. I usually keep it minimal – simple popsicles made of orange juice, a few pieces of fresh fruit, and little else are delightful. But there
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