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What is a Second Cousin, Anyway?

Hey cousin?!? Cousin relationships can be confusing, particularly when you move across a complicated family tree. So what is a second cousin anyway?  Check...

The Recipe for a Good Mother

Motherhood isn't easy, and requires a little humor. Here's a short poem to remind all moms that patience and faith are the key ingredients...

Make-up Magic: How to Make Homemade Face Paint With Kids

Skip the store-bought face paints, and try this homemade face paint recipe that's guaranteed to brighten-up any rainy afternoon or playdate. Kids will love mixing...

The Downside of Concerted Cultivation

Every parent wants to foster their child's talents and learning.  But are parents incorporating too many organized activities into their children's lives? And how...

What Do I Call My Cousin’s Child?

Children of your cousin are actually called your first cousins once removed.  But your cousin's child would be a second cousin to your own...
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What are the Lyrics to Jingle Bells Batman Smells?

The Batman Smells song has several known versions, with the most common being variations to what happens after the "Batmobile loses it wheel".  Check out...
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Secrets to a Lasting Love: The Five Languages of Love

What is Your Love Language? In his book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, author Gary Chapman finds that there are...
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What Relation is My Mother’s Cousin to Me?

Confused about cousins? Cousin relationships depend on how many generations apart, and who shares which grandparents.  Here's some tips to figure out what to call them! What...
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‘Buddha Never Raised Kids’ Tips for Creating Family Connections

A feeling of ‘connectedness’ is the most important factor in a child’s ultimate success and happiness, according to Vickie Falcone, author of ‘Buddha Never...

Frustrated Dad’s Instructional Videos for Lazy Kids

Checkout frustrated father Will Reid's snarky instructional video collection for teaching lazy kids the most basic tasks. Like many parents, this English dad is frustrated...