April * May 2015 happy family • happy community
9 lifesavers Safety First! Reviving Your Home First Aid Kit
78 Homeschool corner
11 the parent life
82 in the classroom
14 just the two of us Renewing Your Vows to Refresh Your
84 family learning
Welcome to Parenthood!
16 two cents Preparing For Summer Vacation 20 happy family
The Khuddus Family 22 grandparents
Spreading the Grandparent Love
44 gIGGLE STAMP
Great Baby Shower Gifts!
forks & spoons 33 Lunch box Sugar Overload! Low Sugar Options for
Safety Patrol: Responsibility, Privilege and Tradition
Amazing Animal Encounters
happy community 115 Extra, extra
Lauren's Kids: Educating Our Children on Personal Safety and Empowerment
conception 2✱ college™ 100 expecting
34 in the fridge Italy's Hidden Treasure: Balsamic Vinegar
54 get Healthy Family photo by Lifeprints Photography. Cake and terrarium photo by Patricia Bishop Photography.
Their Lunch Box
health The Post-Baby Body Craze 56 get Pretty
Spots Be Gone! 60 get Moving
Local "Mommy & Me" Adventures
Exploring the Myths of Gender Prediction
Momtography 101: Professional Advice for Taking Pictures of Your Little One
Big Kid Time: Perfecting the Switch from Crib to Bed 106 early years
Childhood Moments: Becoming the Older Sibling 108 kids
Let the Style Wars Begin!
Sleepover Dilemma: When the Younger Sibling is the Third Wheel 113 teens
Teens and Dating: When are They Ready?
66 organized chaos
Queries from the Curious 72 make it. fix it. clean it.
Celebrate the Earth DIY-Style!
features 25 29 37 62 89
74 OUr space
Sydney's Baby Nursery
Summer Camp: Value Beyond the Entertainment Make Your Own Tabletop Terrarium It's All About Baby! BWLC #5 Update In Honor of Her: Celebrating Local Moms
APRIL/MAY 2015 • Volume 7 • Issue 2
Baby! pg. 37
Spring is Here! OUR GUIDE TO DIY TERRARIUMS pg. 29
MEET 6 AMAZING LOCAL MOMS pg. 89
OUTDOOR ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS pg. 84
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