Abbie Schaffer

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Terrible Twos: Easy Like Sunday Morning

A few days ago, a buddy of mine asked me for advice on becoming a new parent. I told him that I was no expert and I only do what works for me. But I didn't want to leave him hanging, so I gave him a few of my "bread 'n butters." I told him to get a REAL nice coffee maker and a case of stain sticks. …

How to Build Cardboard Castle

We can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon than building this colorful cardboard castle with your kids.<p>For the full photo gallery of …

Crafting

Inspired by Nature: Four Easy Steps to Follow a Child's Interests

Do you have bees, birds, squirrels, deer, possum, or other creatures milling around your neighborhood?<p>It’s been <b>wild animal week</b> here at Casa …

Make the most of a rainy family vacation

Even the most prepared traveler can’t control the weather. You need not let a little rain spoil your hard-earned family vacation. Instead, follow these tips from travel experts on how to make the most of a rain-filled holiday.<p><b>Have a back-up plan</b><br>Keryn Means, author of the Walking On Travels blog and …

The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block 2-Book Bundle

• <b>Author:</b> Harvey Karp, M.D.<p>Attention parents and grandparents, nurses and nannies: If the child in your life is under five, this convenient eBook bundle is for you. From respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, national bestsellers <i>The Happiest Baby on the Block</i> and <i>The</i> …

Dinners Under $10

Slash your supermarket spending with meals so good your family will fight over the leftovers.<p>Pasta is famously easy on the budget, and this Greek-inspired dish gives a standard pasta salad a fresh, flavorful twist. If everyone in the family likes olives, add in a handful of pitted Kalamata olives …

How to Make Homemade Lemonade

01 of 07<p>How to Make Lemonade Step 1 - Gather the Ingredients for the Lemonade<p>Once you learn how to make lemonade with these easy instructions, you'll …

Children's and Young Adult Books

“I’m gonna wipe the floor with that little know-it-all.” - James P. Sullivan (Sulley)

The Bully Effect | Stop Bullying: Speak Up | Cartoon Network

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