Mother's Day

Father's Day

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    Ten Creative Father's Day Gift Ideas

    Father’s Day is just around the corner; so don’t be caught scrambling for the perfect way to show you care. Try some of these ideas, and make it a special day just for Dad that both of you will enjoy. Read more

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    Meet the Step-Parents and Step-Grandparents

    The so-called “traditional” family is no longer as typical as it once was. Mom and dad, two moms, two dads, grandparents raising their children’s children, a mix of parents and stepparents, are all common and valid and beautiful families. Read more

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    Monterey Mother's Day: Military Style!

    For military parents, celebrating Mother's Day and Father's Day with their children is extra special, since they know that in future years deployments or training may keep them apart during these special days. Read more

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    Talking to Children About Death

    Experts recommend answering children’s questions about death directly and age-appropriately. They say to avoid euphemisms like “passed away” or, in the case of a pet, “put to sleep” for young children because those expressions confuse them. Read more

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    Father's Day: A Father’s Role in Protecting His Family

    As a dad, I feel that my role is “protector” by keeping my kid safe in all ways. At the same time, I don’t want to give in to my fears and make my daughter think and feel that where we live and where we go are not safe places. Read more

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    Ten Ways to Stress Less This Holiday Season

    Most Americans have elevated stress levels during the holiday season. Instead of being full of good tidings and cheer, families often feel drained of time, energy and peace. Here are ten tips to help ease the stress. Read more

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    Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule

    It's Christmas movie time on the Hallmark channel. Christmas movies, old and new, will continue for 24 hours every day through the end of the year. Set your DVR now for your favorites. Read more

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